Cultivating Wellness: Growing an Herb Garden for the Home Apothecary and Kitchen

Cultivating Wellness: Growing an Herb Garden for the Home Apothecary and Kitchen

  •  Sat., April 20, 2024
     10:00am - 12:30pm

Unlock the secrets of nature’s pharmacy and embark on a journey to cultivate your own herb garden with the guidance of our expert herbalist. In this immersive course, you will learn the art and science of growing a diverse array of herbs that can not only enhance the flavors of your culinary creations but also serve as potent allies in promoting health and well-being.

Who Should Attend

    • Enthusiastic home cooks seeking to elevate their culinary creations.
    • Individuals interested in harnessing the medicinal properties of herbs for personal well-being.
    • Gardeners aspiring to cultivate a diverse and thriving herb garden.

Class Format This course blends hands-on gardening experience, interactive demonstrations, and insightful lectures to provide a holistic understanding of growing herbs for both culinary and medicinal purposes. Participants will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge through practical exercises and take home a wealth of skills to enhance their daily lives.

Key Learning Objectives

Herbal Plant Selection:

  • Explore a curated selection of versatile herbs suitable for home cultivation.
  • Understand the unique growing requirements and characteristics of each herb.

Cultivation Techniques:

  • Master the fundamentals of soil preparation, planting, and maintaining your herb garden.
  • Learn regenerative and organic gardening practices to ensure a thriving, chemical-free harvest.

Harvesting and Drying:

  • Discover optimal harvesting times to maximize the potency of your herbs.
  • Acquire proper drying and storage techniques to preserve the medicinal properties of your bounty.

Culinary Integration:

  • Explore the culinary applications of herbs, transforming your kitchen into a flavorful haven.
  • Learn to balance and pair herbs to create delectable and healthful meals.

Home Apothecary Essentials:

  • Delve into the medicinal properties of select herbs and their historical uses.
  • Create your home apothecary, learning to prepare herbal remedies for common ailments.

Herbal Infusions and Teas:

  • Explore the art of crafting herbal infusions and teas for both pleasure and healing.
  • Understand the therapeutic benefits of various herbal blends.

Instructor: Kellan Mackay, Owner, Khela Herbs
Price: $30
Location: American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Cancellation Policy: No refunds. Must give notice at least 2 business days prior to class to receive a credit.

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