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Herbal Remedies: Find and Harvest Plants

  • 455 North Road
  • Jamestown, RI 02835
  • Phone (401) 423-0005 ext. 3
  • Dates: June 16, 2018
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Price: $25 per person; $20 for Historic New England members
Overview

Some of the common "weeds" in your garden have long histories as medicinal remedies. Join herbalist Kristin Minto on a walking tour of historic seaside Watson Farm to discover which plants can help relieve common ailments and promote well-being. As we make and sample herbal infusions, discover the history of herbal plant use, identification, and medicinal uses. Learn simple techniques for using herbs in your daily life, and prepare samples to take home. Make a day of it: bring your lunch to eat outside and stay for a self-guided walk around the farm. Advance tickets recommended.