The Backyard Apothecary
Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
THE BACKYARD APOTHECARY
Date: Saturday, July 26th, 2014
Time: 1PM - 3PM
Location: Garden for the Environment, 7th Ave at Lawton Street, San Francisco
Instructors: Dr. Jenny Mann, naturopathic doctor at San Francisco Preventive Medical Group; Elisa Baier, owner of Small Spot Gardens; and Julie Birdsong, a Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife and herbal medicine maker.
Cost: $35 or $25 for GFE Members (includes $10 materials fee)
A surprising number of our common garden plants have been used for centuries to ease everyday health problems and support overall wellness. Learn about some of the best herbal remedy plants for San Francisco and start growing your own medicine!
This introductory class will cover:
- how to incorporate the top medicinal plants for our area into an attractive garden
- how to care for and harvest them
- how to make them into your own medicinal tea, tincture, salve and inhalation.
As part of the class we'll make several herbal remedies that will be yours to take home so you can start your own backyard medicine cabinet.