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Workshop Spotlight: Herbal Tea Blending

This workshop will show you how to blend a perfect mug of tea using plants & herbs from your yard to wild foraging. Learn what different herbs are used for, the best drying methods and how to blend. Handouts will be available, as well the chance to blend your own tea!​

This workshop is suitable for Teens and Adults​

Melanie Shepherd

Melanie Shepherd is the Owner/Operator of Freebird Farm & Homestead near Logansport, Indiana. Her and her husband recently downsized their 16 acre organic farm to a 2 acre self sufficient homestead. Her passion is growing herbs and wild foraging! She makes herbal teas, jellies, kombucha/Jun, soaps, calves, tinctures and elderberry syrup.

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Remember that Registration is a two step process: 1. Fill out the Registration Form, which gives us information about you, and 2. Go to the Shop page of the website to purchase your Admission ticket. Your registration will not be complete, and your spot not assured, until BOTH these steps have been completed. Link to Register

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Join us for the 13th annual

Midwest Herb Fest: Growing Strong!

August 2-4, 2019

Glastonbury Institute of Sustainable Living, near Culver, Indiana

Learn: History of folk medicine and modern use of medicinal plants,

alchemical spagyrics, tinctures, restorative yoga, and more

Explore: Herb walks, tree walks, herb, mushroom, and vegetable gardens

Entertainment: Live music, fire spinning

Open Events: Drumming, bonfires, auction fundraiser

Get Back to Nature: Primitive woods camping with hot showers and flushing toilets

Workshops and activities for adults, teens, and children

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