Soap-Making Two Ways

Registration Required. Nichole Gerding from Thankful Sage Farm School will be here to teach you the recipes and techniques for both cold process (lye based) and pour-and-mold soaps! Everyone will get hands-on, making melt-and-pour soaps that you’ll be able to personalize with herbs, botanicals, and essential oils. Nichole will also demonstrate how to make a traditional lye based soap. You’ll get a bar of each to take home with a reusable mold!

Nichole uses her knowledge of early American domestic skills and simple and time tested methods to make organic small batch soaps, heritage candles, and beeswax products. She enjoys integrating the past into the present and sharing her skills through her classes and products. You can find out more about Thankful Sage Farm School here.

PLEASE NOTE: Cancellations within 72 hours of the start of class are nonrefundable or transferable. Workshop refunds and transfers requested earlier than 72 hours before the class start time will be charged a $5.00 processing fee.

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Fire Cider Workshop

Registration Required. Fire Cider is a tonic that is traditionally made in the fall season, most notably used as a cold & flu preventative. It’s an old folk medicine, a digestive tonic, aiding in proper digestion and to promote circulation. This vinegar based infusion gets its name from it’s wild combination of ingredients that includes ginger, horseradish, jalapenos balanced with lemons, rosemary, turmeric and honey. This is a great time of year to gather the spicy roots, fruit and hardy herbs for this preparation so you can use them throughout the winter and spring. Makes a great gift too!

Everyone will get hands-on preparing the ingredients while our instructor, Nichole Gerding will discuss the simplicity and benefits of vinegar infusions and variations for your herbal medicine cabinet. You’ll make a quart of fire cider to take home along with the recipe. Please bring a quart jar if you have an extra at home!

Nichole’s background is in Early American Domestic skills. For most of her life, it has been Nichole’s goal to integrate the past into the present and educate the public on these skills. This lead to the creation of her business, Thankful Sage Farm School. For the past 7 years, Nichole has used her business to manufacture organic small batch soaps, heritage candles, and beeswax products using simple and time tested methods. You can find out more about Thankful Sage Farm School here.”

PLEASE NOTE: Cancellations within 72 hours of the start of class are nonrefundable or transferable. Workshop refunds and transfers requested earlier than 72 hours before the class start time will be charged a $5.00 processing fee.

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Herbal Bug Repellent Workshop

herbal salve

Registration Required. Learn how to make your own herbal non-toxic bug repellent with Nyambi Royster from Nyambi Naturals! This nourishing and aroma-therapeutic repellent balm is just in time for outdoor gatherings and late summer nights. It’s a protective moisturizer that helps repel mosquitoes and flies while soothing your skin with natural ingredients; raw shea butter, local beeswax, locally grown herbs and botanical flowers. Everybody will make their own bug balm to take home along with the recipe!  

A holistic style skincare brand, Nyambi Naturals has gained notoriety being compared to industry leaders such as Kiehl’s, L’Occitane and LUSH cosmetics. Nyambi teaches with several area organizations including; Soil Generation, the Food Trust, PHS.

PLEASE NOTE: Cancellations within 72 hours of the start of class are nonrefundable or transferable. Workshop refunds and transfers requested earlier than 72 hours before the class start time will be charged a $5.00 processing fee.

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Wreath Making Workshop

Registration Required. Learn to build and decorate a beautiful holiday wreath from scratch!  We supply a 12 inch reusable metal frame, various greens and decorations like pine cones and ornaments, and will have a supply of dried and high quality artificial flowers to select from. Everyone will make their own wreath to take home or give as a gift!

PLEASE NOTE: Cancellations within 72 hours of the start of class are nonrefundable or transferable. Workshop refunds and transfers requested earlier than 72 hours before the class start time will be charged a $5.00 processing fee.

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The Holidays at Greensgrow Farms

Holidays

December 1 & 2, 8 & 9 • 10am–4pm

Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented makers and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at Greensgrow Farms! Get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares the elves have made. We’ll have a range of crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our Pennsylvania grow trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

ACTIVITIES:
Wreath Making Workshops (SOLD OUT): December 1 & 9 • 12–2pm
Santa: December 2 & 9 • 12–2pm: Bring your cameras!

LIVE MUSIC

Marion Halliday & Trickster Sister: Dec 2 • 12–2pm
Philadelphia Women’s Slavic Ensemble: December 9 • 2-3pm

2018 Vendors:

Bill The Bloodless,  Bob Engel, Brendan’s Rustic Handcrafts, Caitlin Davis CeramicsCarly and Dave Ceramics, The Dandy Lyon Soap CompanyElegantcrochets, Fifth of a Farm Creations, Fish2Print, Fox & Feline, House on Fire Art, Its Wei, Jayne Ellen Pots, Lotus 8, Mithras CandleML WoodworkingNana’s Hook, Pen and Ink Drawings by Joan and Peter Grimord, Piggyback Treats Company, Simply Hecgardo, Silently Loud, This Urban Cottage

 

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The Holidays at Greensgrow Farms

Holidays

December 1 & 2, 8 & 9 • 10am–4pm

Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented makers and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at Greensgrow Farms! Get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares the elves have made. We’ll have a range of crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our Pennsylvania grow trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

ACTIVITIES:
Wreath Making Workshops (SOLD OUT): December 1 & 9 • 12–2pm
Santa: December 2 & 9 • 12–2pm: Bring your cameras!

LIVE MUSIC

Marion Halliday & Trickster Sister: Dec 2 • 12–2pm
Philadelphia Women’s Slavic Ensemble: December 9 • 2-3pm

2018 Vendors:

Bill The Bloodless,  Bob Engel, Brendan’s Rustic Handcrafts, Caitlin Davis CeramicsCarly and Dave Ceramics, The Dandy Lyon Soap CompanyElegantcrochets, Fifth of a Farm Creations, Fish2Print, Fox & Feline, House on Fire Art, Its Wei, Jayne Ellen Pots, Lotus 8, Mithras CandleML WoodworkingNana’s Hook, Pen and Ink Drawings by Joan and Peter Grimord, Piggyback Treats Company, Simply Hecgardo, Silently Loud, This Urban Cottage

 

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The Holidays at Greensgrow Farms

Holidays

December 1 & 2, 8 & 9 • 10am–4pm

Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented makers and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at Greensgrow Farms! Get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares the elves have made. We’ll have a range of crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our Pennsylvania grow trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

ACTIVITIES:
Wreath Making Workshops (SOLD OUT): December 1 & 9 • 12–2pm
Santa: December 2 & 9 • 12–2pm: Bring your cameras!

LIVE MUSIC

Marion Halliday & Trickster Sister: Dec 2 • 12–2pm
Philadelphia Women’s Slavic Ensemble: December 9 • 2-3pm

2018 Vendors:

Bill The Bloodless,  Bob Engel, Brendan’s Rustic Handcrafts, Caitlin Davis CeramicsCarly and Dave Ceramics, The Dandy Lyon Soap CompanyElegantcrochets, Fifth of a Farm Creations, Fish2Print, Fox & Feline, House on Fire Art, Its Wei, Jayne Ellen Pots, Lotus 8, Mithras CandleML WoodworkingNana’s Hook, Pen and Ink Drawings by Joan and Peter Grimord, Piggyback Treats Company, Simply Hecgardo, Silently Loud, This Urban Cottage

 

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The Holidays at Greensgrow Farms

Holidays

December 1 & 2, 8 & 9 • 10am–4pm

Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented makers and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at Greensgrow Farms! Get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares the elves have made. We’ll have a range of crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our Pennsylvania grow trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

ACTIVITIES:
Wreath Making Workshops (SOLD OUT): December 1 & 9 • 12–2pm
Santa: December 2 & 9 • 12–2pm: Bring your cameras!

LIVE MUSIC

Marion Halliday & Trickster Sister: Dec 2 • 12–2pm
Philadelphia Women’s Slavic Ensemble: December 9 • 2-3pm

2018 Vendors:

Bill The Bloodless,  Bob Engel, Brendan’s Rustic Handcrafts, Caitlin Davis CeramicsCarly and Dave Ceramics, The Dandy Lyon Soap CompanyElegantcrochets, Fifth of a Farm Creations, Fish2Print, Fox & Feline, House on Fire Art, Its Wei, Jayne Ellen Pots, Lotus 8, Mithras CandleML WoodworkingNana’s Hook, Pen and Ink Drawings by Joan and Peter Grimord, Piggyback Treats Company, Simply Hecgardo, Silently Loud, This Urban Cottage

 

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Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar

December 2nd & 3rd, 16th & 17th • 10–4

Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented makers and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar! This is a festive neighborhood favorite, get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares our elves have made. We’ll have a range of fine art, crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

Other activities happening alongside the Holiday Bazaar:

Winter CSA Pickup & Farmstand: December 2 & 16 • 10am–2pm
Live Irish Fiddle Music • Deb Shebbish & the McLeod Brothers • December 3 & 17 • 11am-1pm
Santa Claus • December 10 & 17 • 1-3pm
Everyone’s favorite elf comes to Greensgrow Farms. Bring your camera for pictures!
Bad Sweaters & Bloody Mary Happy Hour with Rowhouse Spirits • December 17 • 11-1pm
We will join together with our worst holiday sweaters and have a Bloody Greensgrow Mary to toast the final event of our 20th anniversary year! Bad sweater wearers can compete for prizes!

2017 Vendors:

Ameraucana Handmade, Anna’s Shop, Anne Foresman Custom Silk & Fiber, Anne Vezina, Artful Weavings, Basement Press and Craft, BhoFro Design, Bob Engle, Brushstrokes by Bill, Carol Ann Clark, Catalyst Associates, Cathleen Hughes, Clay Kitchen Studio, Craft Foundry, Crooked Curiosities, DA Crochet, David Prendergast, Drew Schenck Studio, Earthwise Naturals, Evelyn Canne Ceramics, Fifth of a Farm Creations, Fish2Print, Flowers I Squished, Fox & Feline, Hilary Hertzler, HM Industries, John & Kira’s Chocolates, Justaguyknits, Knotted Up Macrame, Light Bird Crafts, Love Vern Handmade, Mithras Candle, Moss & Mineral, NannyB & Betty, OnlyInTheForest, Orion Furniture, paperTHINKtank, Philly Made Green, Pen and Ink Drawings by Joan and Peter Grimord, Petal and Prayer, Rare Rabbit Productions, Sandra Mournet Tarcov, Sculptlerybones, Squirrel Tacos, Take It or Leaf It, Thankful Sage Farm School, The Bearded Carver, The Tin Goat, Twee Stitch, Useful & Beautiful, Vellum St. Soap Company, VG Custom Artwork, Wild But Quiet Limited Company.

 

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Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar

December 2nd & 3rd, 16th & 17th • 10–4

Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented makers and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar! This is a festive neighborhood favorite, get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares our elves have made. We’ll have a range of fine art, crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.

The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

Other activities happening alongside the Holiday Bazaar:

Winter CSA Pickup & Farmstand: December 2 & 16 • 10am–2pm
Live Irish Fiddle Music • Deb Shebbish & the McLeod Brothers • December 3 & 17 • 11am-1pm
Santa Claus • December 10 & 17 • 1-3pm
Everyone’s favorite elf comes to Greensgrow Farms. Bring your camera for pictures!
Bad Sweaters & Bloody Mary Happy Hour with Rowhouse Spirits • December 17 • 11-1pm
We will join together with our worst holiday sweaters and have a Bloody Greensgrow Mary to toast the final event of our 20th anniversary year! Bad sweater wearers can compete for prizes!

2017 Vendors:

Ameraucana Handmade, Anna’s Shop, Anne Foresman Custom Silk & Fiber, Anne Vezina, Artful Weavings, Basement Press and Craft, BhoFro Design, Bob Engle, Brushstrokes by Bill, Carol Ann Clark, Catalyst Associates, Cathleen Hughes, Clay Kitchen Studio, Craft Foundry, Crooked Curiosities, DA Crochet, David Prendergast, Drew Schenck Studio, Earthwise Naturals, Evelyn Canne Ceramics, Fifth of a Farm Creations, Fish2Print, Flowers I Squished, Fox & Feline, Hilary Hertzler, HM Industries, John & Kira’s Chocolates, Justaguyknits, Knotted Up Macrame, Light Bird Crafts, Love Vern Handmade, Mithras Candle, Moss & Mineral, NannyB & Betty, OnlyInTheForest, Orion Furniture, paperTHINKtank, Philly Made Green, Pen and Ink Drawings by Joan and Peter Grimord, Petal and Prayer, Rare Rabbit Productions, Sandra Mournet Tarcov, Sculptlerybones, Squirrel Tacos, Take It or Leaf It, Thankful Sage Farm School, The Bearded Carver, The Tin Goat, Twee Stitch, Useful & Beautiful, Vellum St. Soap Company, VG Custom Artwork, Wild But Quiet Limited Company.

 

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