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!
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!
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.
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**
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!
Join us for a wonderful holiday market right in the middle of Jamaica Plain featuring Fair Trade goods, local artists, alternative gifts, food, and music! We'll be joined by Teakettle Teakettle, Heifer International, Serrv, Richard Youngstrom Mosaics, Threads of Hope, Inc., Artifacts Everyday, The Bees Realm, and more!
Muddy River Herbals is delighted to be joining up with eight other makers for this annual open studio and sale. It features everything from handcrafted pretzels to bronze pears, cocktails, cloth goods, functional ceramics, and our very own herbs & apothecary products. Come for the mulled wine and stay for the handcraft!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
We're having a plant sale in Jamaica Plain! All proceeds will be donated to Black Lives Matter. We'll have fresh plant bundles, dried herbs, zines, herbal iced tea, and welcome you to come meet your local herb farmers and support #BlackLivesMatter. We hope to see you there!
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!
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 (email@example.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!
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!
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!
Join us at Debra's Natural Gourmet to do your grocery shopping and buy plants for your herb garden at the same time! We'll be at the store with dozens of medicinals just itching to start living in your backyard, and may even be selling some wildcrafted goodies, too.
Join us at Jamaica Plain's traditional welcoming of spring! We'll be at the farmer's market all day, signing folks up for the CSA and soaking up plenty of sun. We look forward to seeing you there!