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April 2019

Home Apothecary Program

April 27 @ 10:00 am - November 2 @ 1:00 pm
common good city farm, V st NW and 3rd St NW
Washington, DC 20001
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$425

Little Red Bird Botanicals is teaming up with Common Good City Farm to offer an 8-month program about growing, harvesting, preparing, and using medicinal herbs. This 8-month herbal medicine program is a hands-on introduction to herbalism. Meeting once per month, participants will tend a garden together, explore the basic concepts of herbalism, and make lots of herbal preparations to bring home and to share with the Common Good community. The home apothecary program offers a unique opportunity to learn about…

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May 2019

Herbal Bitters and Alcohol-Free Mixology

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20011
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I'm teaming up with Rosemary Taing, MPH to explore the world of alcohol-free mixology. We'll spend half the class making our own bitters and learning about how they improve health, and the other half creating delicious drinks with them. More info coming soon-- check back later in the month, or send me an email with the word "bitters" in the subject so I can send you details details when available.

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2018 Herbal CSA

May 13 @ 5:30 pm - November 18 @ 7:30 pm
Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20011
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$250 - $450

The 2019 herbal CSA begins in May! CSA members become familiar with local medicinal plants through plant walks and workshops, learn how to make basic herbal preparations, and build up a home apothecary. This is a six-month program meeting one Monday evening per month. To learn more or to register, follow the link below or click the CSA tab on the top bar menu.

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June 2019

Field botany class

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20011
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$35 - $85

Learn the basics of plant identification with DC-based herbalist, botanist, and forager Holly Poole-Kavana. This class will be taught in two sections: the morning will consist of an indoor presentation of the basic concepts of botany and the plant characteristics used in field identification, illustrated with close-up photographs. The afternoon will be spent outdoors observing real-life examples of the concepts from the morning presentation, learning to recognize common plant families, and practicing ID with a key. Some information about edibility…

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