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Saturday August 6th
2:00pm-6:00pm

Join folk herbalist and farmer, Marae Dalgas in a hands-on afternoon making small batch herbal mead (honey wine) We will be diving into the myth of the greek nymphs the Melissae and historical lore around mead making & consumption. We will work hands on learning fermentation methods with local fruit, honey and farm grown herbs. Participants will get to join in plant spirit meditation, harvest herbs and blend their own custom batch to take home after fermentation.

Schedule:
*Plant spirit meditation and walk around the organic herb farm

*Diving into history and methods of fermentation lecture (please bring blanket and journal to take notes)

~Break in the gardens (please bring your own snacks and water)

*Hands-on learning fermentation practices using local fruit, herbs and honey (making mead together)

*Each participant with be creating a custom blend. This will include fresh harvesting herbs from the gardens fruit from the orchards and local farms, and blending pre-dried herbs.

Registration via shop checkout or e-transfer to viriditasapotheca@gmail.com