Plants, Food and Health. A one day workshop, 25th June

Unlock the healing potential of your kitchen or garden

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Come to Sydenham Garden’s De Frene garden to learn the pleasure of using plants and foods for health! Medical herbalists Alex Laird and Gina Webley of Living Medicine will guide you through this practical introduction to:

• Focus on the foundations of self care, what it encompasses and the principles of using plants and food as medicine
• Learn how health is influenced by our surroundings, emotions and other factors
• How our body/mind awareness helps to identify where we need support
• Identify, smell and nibble common healing plant families
• See how plants’ defensive compounds promote and protect our own body functions
• Observe your own health and food intake
• Pick and make herb tea, an herb crush, a smoothie breakfast and a pesto with ingredients chosen for their resilience and immune-boosting properties

Who is this session and course for?
For anyone interested in plants, food and health, growing food or working with communities. No previous knowledge is necessary, though we’d love you to share your own experience or family remedies

£20 waged, £10 unwaged

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