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The Countway Garden Harvest Celebration
Sep
28
4:00pm 4:00pm

The Countway Garden Harvest Celebration

Join us at Harvard's Countway Library of Medicine as we celebrate the end of their community garden's growing season. We'll be selling lots of goodies from the farm including tea blends, salves, and freshly harvested goodness.This event is a great way to connect with Boston's herb-loving community during the richest time of the year. See you there!

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Wintergreen Herbal Market
Nov
25
11:00am11:00am

Wintergreen Herbal Market

Join us for an HERBSTALK holiday event on Saturday, November 25th from 11am - 5pm at The Armory in Somerville, MA.

The Wintergreen Market features handcrafted herbal products and gifts, music, and educational demonstrations on herbal projects.

SHOP for botanical crafts, winter teas, herbal products, and natural body care items.

LEARN how to make useful and fun herbal projects at home when you stop in to one of our educational demonstrations.

This event is FREE and all are welcome! Kick off the holiday season with us during one of our favorite markets of the year. 

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The Medicinal Herbs of New England
Sep
17
3:00pm 3:00pm

The Medicinal Herbs of New England

Join Jenny, owner of Muddy River Herbals, for an introduction to the world of New England's medicinal herbs. Learn about the many healing plants found wild in our fields, forests, and lawns, as well as the many herbs that thrive in our gardens. Come on out to one of New Bedford’s best kept secrets for an afternoon of botanical lore and an armful of practical know-how for your medicine cabinet. 

Register online to pay in advance and secure your spot. Payment accepted on the day of program, if space available. Member $9; Nonmember $15. Please contact Maura (mogara@thetrustees.org; 617-750-4329) with questions or to check for cancellation in case of inclement weather.

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CSA Member Tour & Potluck
Sep
9
12:00pm12:00pm

CSA Member Tour & Potluck

Come meet your fellow CSA members at our 2017 CSA tour and potluck! We will take you for a stroll through the field and introduce you to the herbs that have been filling your shares all summer. Then we'll celebrate the harvest with a hearty potluck with lots of delicious herbal delights. We look forward to making merry with you!

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HERBSTALK!
Jun
3
to Jun 4

HERBSTALK!

  • The Center for the Arts at the Armory (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at our favorite herbal event of the year! We'll be at the Armory in Somerville, selling plants for your garden, signing folks up for the CSA, and talking about herbs until we're blue in the face (and then talking some more). Our booth will be in the marketplace which is FREE to all, so come by and say hi! 

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Home Sweet Home Plant Sale
May
20
10:00am10:00am

Home Sweet Home Plant Sale

Please join us for our first plant sale of the year! We will be selling a host of beautiful, delicious, and healing herbs like tulsi, calendula, spilanthes, hops, elderberry, and rose. Our friends at Brookwood Community Farm will also be there with an abundance of their own lush vegetable starts. In addition to our plant sale you can bring the whole family to celebrate the 126th birthday of our Trustees property's namesake, the inimitable Eleanor Cabot Bradley. The schedule of events includes tours of Bradley's decadent mansion and gardens, a nature quest and scavenger hunt, and a wool spinning demonstration by Jenny. To top it all off there will be food trucks on hand so you can treat yourself to a scrumptious lunch on the grounds. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Farm Share Fair
Mar
29
5:30pm 5:30pm

Farm Share Fair

Love fresh local produce? Come meet growers and food producers from across Massachusetts and compare farm share programs at this free event. We'll be slinging shares of our medicinal herb CSA and will also be selling some of our products such as salves and teas. Come join us for what promises to be a delicious evening! For more info please visit the fair's Facebook page

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Medicinal and culinary herbs in the kitchen and garden
Mar
18
2:30pm 2:30pm

Medicinal and culinary herbs in the kitchen and garden

  • Shillman Hall at Northeastern University, Room 320 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Jenny for her class at the 42nd Annual Gardeners’ Gathering presented by The Trustees & Mayor Walsh! She will be talking about the best ways to grow many of the medicinal and culinary herbs that thrive in New England's gardens, fire escapes, and windowsills. 

Free and open to all, The Gardeners' Gathering brings together over 400 gardeners to kick off Boston’s gardening season. As the city’s largest educational forum for urban gardeners, the Gardeners’ Gathering is an opportunity for people to share ideas and tips, network, and learn. See the day's full schedule here

**Special guest speaker LaDonna Redmond, food justice activist**
**Over 2 dozen skill building and community organizing workshops**
**Boston environmental, agricultural, and community exhibitors**
**Mayor Walsh presenting the Community Garden Awards**

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Returning To Our Roots Class with Steph Zabel of Flowerfolk Herbs & Herbstalk
Jan
12
6:30pm 6:30pm

Returning To Our Roots Class with Steph Zabel of Flowerfolk Herbs & Herbstalk

There are many readily available medicinal roots that offer the human body deep nourishment and vitality. In this fun and informative workshop we will discuss, taste and experience several wild and cultivated medicinal roots such as: burdock, dandelion, chicory, astragalus and elecampane, among others. You will learn about their medicinal value, where and how they grow, and how and when to use each at home. Participants will leave with a root-based chai tea blend that we will create in class together. Registration is required for this class, so visit the link below to sign up!

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Alternative Christmas Fair
Dec
4
12:30pm12:30pm

Alternative Christmas Fair

We are happy to be joining First Church in Cambridge for their Alternative Christmas Fair on December 4th. At this event every gift that you buy benefits local, national, and international groups that bring good and justice to the world. Among the many organizations present at this event are Heifer International, A Thread of Hope (which benefits female artisans from Guatemala), and Folk Art Mavens (which supports Palestinian refugee women). We will be donating 10% of our proceeds to the United Plant Savers, a wonderful non-profit that works to protect threatened and endangered populations of wild medicinal herbs throughout the United States and Canada. We hope that you can join us!

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workshop: the medicinal herbs of new england
Oct
16
2:00pm 2:00pm

workshop: the medicinal herbs of new england

Join Jenny at the historic Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate in Canton for an introduction to the world of New England's medicinal herbs. We will talk about herbs found wild in our fields, forests, and lawns, as well as the many plants that thrive in our gardens (and farms!). Come on out to one of the Boston area's best kept secrets for an afternoon of tea, lore, and an armful of practical know-how for your medicine cabinet. To register and learn more, please go here.

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SOUTH END OPEN MARKET AT INK BLOCK
Sep
11
10:00am10:00am

SOUTH END OPEN MARKET AT INK BLOCK

  • South End Open Market at Ink Block (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Tansy and Mallow and Muddy River Herbals at the South End Open Market at Ink Block! There will be tons of medicinals, such as echinacea and calendula, as well as Tansy and Mallow's sumptuous mixed bouquets! We'll have everything you need to satisfy your nose and fill your teapot so come on by Ink Block and bring some beauty home! 

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Summer farm and art market
Aug
20
9:00am 9:00am

Summer farm and art market

Join us for an indoor/outdoor Summer Market featuring 30+ local Artists and a handful of local organic and chemical-free farmers. Along with our fresh herbs you'll find handmade pottery, home furnishings, jewelry, soaps made from locally grown herbs and botanicals and foraged ingredients like Atlantic Seaweed, fresh baked Artisanal bread, metal work, functional woodwork for the kitchen and home, photography, painting, artist designed screenprinted t-shirts, upcycled wood home decor, organic body products and much much more!

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wild edibles walk
Aug
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

wild edibles walk

Join Jenny for a botanically themed walk around one of the Boston area's most beautiful landscapes, the Trustees' Eleanor Bradley Cabot Estate. Jenny will show you how to find some of the most delicious and healing plants that grow all around us, from ingredients for the salad bowl to beautiful weeds that help in fighting allergies, staving off respiratory ailments, and keeping our gut happy. Please visit this link to register. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Frobie's Annual Spring Farm & Art Market
May
21
9:00am 9:00am

Frobie's Annual Spring Farm & Art Market

 

Frobies Cafe (home of the best coffee in Dracut!) is hosting their first market of the year and we are thrilled to be taking part. We'll be selling tinctures, salves, fresh and dried herbs, wreaths, and a whole lot of seedlings and saplings alongside some wonderful artists and fellow farmers. Come for the coffee, stay for  the locally grown and crafted goodness!

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EARTH WEEK PLANT SALE
Apr
26
11:30am11:30am

EARTH WEEK PLANT SALE

PLANT SALE UPDATE: Hi everybody, I was just informed that the plant sale tomorrow is technically only open to Harvard Medical School's students and staff! I'm Very sorry to have to announce this incredibly unexpected development. That said, I was also told that I will be near the security guard who checks badges, so if you bring an ID and/or tell the guard that you're only there for the plant sale (which he should be able to see from where he's sitting) you'll probably be able to come in. I've been so looking forward to seeing many of you and really hope that I'll still be able to. If you do plan to come please email us tonight (muddyriverherbals@gmail.com) and I'll send you my number; if you can't get in text me and I'll try to sweet talk the guard. I'll also be sure to explain the situation to the guard before the sale begins. Again, I'm so, so sorry for this. More plant sales are coming up at Frobie's Cafe and Herbstalk, and as always you can let me know if you're interested in getting some seedlings and we'll try working something out!

Come to Harvard's Courtyard Cafe in Longwood for our first plant sale of the year! We'll be selling lots of delicious and healing herbs ready to plant in your backyard or windowsill. You'll find herbs like angelica, echinacea, mojito mint, and more! Jenny will be on hand to offer suggestions on making all of your gardening dreams come true in 2016. See you there!

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Waking Up To Spring With Herbs
Mar
5
11:00am11:00am

Waking Up To Spring With Herbs

  • Private home in Davis Square, Somerville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 

In this class, taught by Steph Zabel of Flowerfolk Herbal Apothecary and HERBSTALK and Muddy River Herbals' Jenny Hauf, we will discuss how to grow and use some of the plant allies that support us best during our transition into spring. We will show you how to forage some of the season's first plants to emerge and turn them into nourishing tonics, several of which we'll sample. You'll leave with recipes, handouts, and a wider lens for viewing your landscape and health. Please visit this link to register and learn more!

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Winter Wellness with Herbs
Feb
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

Winter Wellness with Herbs

Join Jenny and The New Garden Society on February 7th for "Winter Wellness with Herbs," a class devoted to using plants to promote health, resilience, and vibrancy in the winter months. Jenny will be teaching the class with a focus on herbs that thrive in our New England landscapes and will also serve delicious homegrown tea. All proceeds from the $15 suggested donation will go to The New Garden Society, which will kick things off with a short presentation on the amazing work that they are doing in prison gardens. Space is limited, so please rsvp at this link. We hope to see you there!

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