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Gifting for Good Fair Trade Fair
Dec
16
to Dec 22

Gifting for Good Fair Trade Fair

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 TeakettleHeifer InternationalSerrv, Richard Youngstrom Mosaics, Threads of Hope, Inc.Artifacts Everyday, The Bees Realm, and more! 

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Alternative Christmas Fair
Dec
10
12:00 PM12:00

Alternative Christmas Fair

 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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Flowerfolk Open House
Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Flowerfolk Open House

This annual event is put on by Herbstalk's founder Steph Zabel. We are delighted that she invited us to join her for an evening of herbal teas and mulled wine! Steph will be selling her handmade products, such as her elderberry syrup, root chai tea, rose empress elixir, and mugwort-infused body oil, and we'll be there with our arrangements, tinctures, scrubs, steams, and more. We would love to have you!

Because this event is at a private home please contact us for directions. 

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Thayer Nursery's 14th Annual Holiday Boutique
Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

Thayer Nursery's 14th Annual Holiday Boutique

Join us for this annual Milton tradition!

From Maggie of Thayer Nursery:

"In an age when many of us have accepted the fact we communicate more often than not electronically, we realize there are many days when we’ve not actually “seen” anyone! We are desperate for ways to connect to people, places and things. The Boutique is a way for talented local artisans and non-profits to connect one-on-one with you, the public, to showcase their creations.

"We try to provide a place where devices can be safely stored and good ol’ traditional face-to-face connections are ready and waiting for you. The Holiday Boutique is a way to connect to the “Slower Life” we all crave and enjoy; the music, the vendors proudly displaying their items, friends you may know, new ones that you’ll make . . . it is a fun, simple day held on the first Sunday in December from 10am – 4pm."

How can you resist? We'll look forward to seeing you there!

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Wintergreen Herbal Market
Nov
25
11:00 AM11:00

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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Fall Harvest Market
Nov
19
11:00 AM11:00

Fall Harvest Market

We'll be slinging our herbal goods in the company of other farmers, makers, bakers, fisherfolk, and more! Come here for all your local produce, sustainably raised meat, eggs, and cheese, fresh fish, pasta, dips and spreads, maple syrup, honey, preserves, teas, spice blends, wine, cider, bread, pastries, and more! There will also be a wonderful selection of artisan vendors offering soaps, hand crafted jewelry, terrariums and other curiosities. See you there!

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The Countway Garden Harvest Celebration
Sep
28
4:00 PM16:00

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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The Medicinal Herbs of New England
Sep
17
3:00 PM15:00

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
12:00 PM12:00

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
10:00 AM10:00

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
5:30 PM17:30

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
2:30 PM14:30

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
6:30 PM18:30

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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workshop: the medicinal herbs of new england
Oct
16
2:00 PM14:00

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
10:00 AM10:00

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
9:00 AM09:00

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
6:00 PM18:00

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
9:00 AM09:00

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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