Upcoming Events


Summer Workshop Series

Four Seasons of Herbs in Four Months

Jill is delighted to be working with Katey and Nathan at The Herb Garden to bring you a series of four workshops that will introduce you to four seasons of herbal wisdom.

The Herb Garden is a place of sanctuary with beautiful old world barns and charm. Katey has created a labyrinth on the grounds which you are welcome to walk.

The Herb Garden is at 3840 Old Almonte Road, Ottawa K0A1A0.

To learn more about The Herb Garden, please visit:  http://herbgarden.ca/

**Join us for three workshops and it will be our pleasure to offer you your fourth for free**


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Early Bird Offer

Join us for three workshops and it will be our pleasure to offer you the fourth at no cost to you. 

The four events are as follows: 

Spring Tonics: June 23rd (2:30pm-4:30pm)

Flowers of Summer: July 21st (2:30pm-4:30pm)

Fall Roots and Berries: August 25th (2:30pm-4:30pm)

Your Winter Medicine Cabinet: September 22nd (2:30pm-4:30pm)


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June Workshop: Spring Herbal Tonics

Sunday, June 23rd 2019 | 2pm-4:30pm

  • We’ll take a walk where you will learn to identify several common hedgerow plants used as nutritious spring tonic foods and herbal remedies

  • You’ll learn which parts of the plant are useful and how to harvest and prepare them.

  • This class will introduce you to making your own foods and herbal remedies from plants commonly available in local hedgerows.

  • You’ll taste nettle soup, dandelion and plantain salad and enjoy a spring infusion.


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July Workshop: Flowers of Summer

Sunday, July 21st 2019 | 2pm-4:30pm

  • We’ll take a walk and identify some common hedgerow flowers and early fruits that can be used as foods and as herbal remedies.

  • You will learn how to make macerated oils for your medicine cabinet as well as deliciously infused honeys.

  • You will learn how to make the most of adding herbs to your food for health.

  • We’ll share a refreshing iced summer infusion.


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August Workshop: Fall Roots and Berries

Sunday, August 25th | 2-4:30pm

  • We’ll take a walk and identify some common roots and berries

  • You will learn about harvesting and storing plants for the winter.

  • We’ll talk about how to make syrups from berries such as rosehips, elderberry and sumac.

  • You'll learn about preparing and decocting common roots, such as dandelion and burdock.

  • We’ll share a delicious hibiscus, rosehip and ginger tea blend.


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September Workshop: Your Winter Medicine Cabinet

Sunday, September 22nd 2019 | 2-4:30pm

  • We’ll take a walk and explore which hedgerow plants are still around

  • Preparing your own winter medicine cabinet.

  • Principles of health, healing and wellbeing through the winter months.

  • You’ll learn how to increase immunity, vitality and vibrancy with foods and plants, such as wild mushrooms and astragalus.

  • You’ll learn how to use warming and stimulating plants (ginger, fennel, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and other spices) in your food and as remedies for common winter ailments and wellbeing.

  • You’ll learn how to make your own fire cider vinegar.

  • We’ll sip on a warming homemade chai spice.