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Philadelphia Chapter Event


Herbal Medicine Prep

Monday, March 4, 2019
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: Penn State Extension, 675 Sansom Street, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019
Contact: Jean Brubaker

Herbalist Educator Marian Dalke, will give what promises to be a fascinating 90-minute workshop discussing a variety of herbal preparations, including infusions, decoctions, infused oils, salves, medicinal vinegars and tinctures.  She will focus particularly on ten medicinal plants and their properties and preparations. 

We will each have the opportunity to create a hands-on herbal product to take home:  Options are a salve (healing balm of infused oil and beeswax), infused viegar, or tincture (medicinal preparation in alcohol).
Marian Dalke holds certificates in Permaculture and Herbal Medicine for Women. She is a Community Herbalist and Urban Garden Manager at Norris Square Neighborhood Project.  Her passion for the natural world began as a child, and she believes that food and health belong in people’s hands.  She has over a decade of experience at food-justice organizations focusing on farm and garden education and community wellness.  Marian is an avid home gardener, seed saver, story collector, as well as herbalist.  When she isn’t tending the gardens or teaching, she enjoys reading in bed, baking pies, and taking nature walks.
Space is limited, so please sign up at your earliest convenience.  Cancellation and refund deadline is Friday, February 22nd.  No refunds will be given after this date.