Join north fork herbalist April Alexander and “farmden”er Nicole Orens-Williams for Part 1 of this three-week series. This week they will start at the beginning and review best practices for harvesting, drying, and storing your herbal bounty. Topics covered include: how and when to harvest different parts of herbs (such as leaves, flowers, and roots); using fresh herbs vs. dried herbs; the pros and cons of various types of drying; processing and long term storage.
Program Cost: $50 (includes all materials), Herb share members: $45, Day of/at the gate: $60
Date: Tuesday, 5/29/18, 4pm
Location: Herricks Herbs & Heirlooms Organic Nursery, 81 Herricks Ln, Jamesport, NY.
Contact: Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us at Herricks Herbs & Heirlooms for our annual Spring Seedling and Plant Sale! We will be growing over 150 varieties of certified organic heirloom veggies, culinary herbs, medicinal herbs, perennials, and pollinator attractors. Pre-ordering via our website www.herrickslanefarm is recommended.
Composting with worms keeps organic wastes out of landfills, is small-space friendly, and produces an exceptional soil amendment. Join us at the farm as we demonstrate best practices for starting, maintaining, and harvesting your own indoor worm bin using a 10 gallon Rubbermaid tub.
Join us in downtown Riverhead at the Riverhead Winter Farmers' Market. We'll be on hand to demonstrate setting up a simple indoor worm bin out of a 10 gallon rubbermaid tub. This is free and full of recycling fun! Bring questions and an open mind.