09.15.19 // Preserving the Wildness for Everyday Nourishment with Jamie Sparks // 4:30-7p
Join us for Part One of our September Wild Foods Preservation series!
Fall is filled with an abundance of herbs and plants that are great tonics to be prepared for nourishment to get us through the winter. Vinegars, powders, salts and syrups are a great way to nourish and diversify our bodies with the healing magic of the plants from our own backyards and our mountains. We will sample many simple and delicious foraged tonic herbs through vinegars, powders and salts and more. I will give you many easy and delicious recipe ideas and a few samples. Learn how to create and use these at home in ways that you and all your loved ones can enjoy. We will talk about and taste much of the wildness you can harvest through the last bit of the green season.
$35-$45 sliding scale, in advance
$5 additional fee for on-site registrations
Jamie Sparks is the Founder and Director of Herban Farmacy, Asheville's first Community Supported Herbalism (herbal CSA) and small locally grown and wildcrafted herbal apothecary. Jamie is also a herbally focused massage therapist emphasizing topical supports for the body. Jamie teaches programs to adults and children at herb schools, massage schools, public schools, and various earth skills gatherings in the southeastern part of the country. She has also volunteered her time as an herbalist at the Ithaca Free Clinic and offered first aid and medical support at many events. When not wildcrafting and concocting herbal delights she can be found creating anything from baskets, to fiber to silversmithing. See www.herbanfarmacy.org for more on herbal shares, products, markets, classes and massage.