New plants!

One of our favorite things ever, being herbalists and farmers is of course new plants! Yesterday, in the rain, David planted 2 rose bushes, 2 elderberry bushes, 2 blueberry bushes, and 2 red passionflower plants!!! Aside from being great for pollinators, these plants are great to eat and make tea/tincture/syrup and other herbal treats from!!! We won’t likely harvest from these perennials this year, but will nurture them so they become strong and abundant enough for us to harvest from in years to come. Our farm practice isn’t one of instant gratification, but one of slow, mindful growth.

Skin salve for sale

If you have dry, cracking, peeling skin – whether it be from callouses, washing dishes, outdoor work, carpentry or whatever I have to recommend you try a skin salve I have made. The fewer ingredients the fewer potential you will have for issues. I do not use petroleum based ingredients in any of my products. All ingredients are easily pronounced! Except perhaps the Latin names for the plants. Mine has: chickweed oil, calendula oil, yarrow oil, goldenrod oil, coconut oil and beeswax. All oils made with high quality extra virgin olive oil. $7.50 for a 1 ounce tin, $15 for a 2 ounce tin

Hanover Herbalism Guild Meeting

​The pre existing Hanover Herbalism Guild, we have found out IS still active, just hard to get in touch with. Their next meeting is this Monday June 19 at 6:30 pm at the Sycamore Tavern in Montpelier and is a potluck dinner. Bring a dish to share and let’s join forces!

We have a Hanover, VA Herbalism Cooperative page on facebook, please join it to hear about and cobtribute your own local herbalism events!!