Herbal Bug Repellent Workshop

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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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Flower Pressing Workshop

Registration Required. Make your own pressed flowers and simple reusable press with Martha O’Neill, from Tooth of the Lion Farm & Apothecary. This is a nice way to preserve memories from your garden or foraging for journals, greeting cards, artifacts or gifts. We’ll learn basic how to’s and get hands-on making a press and your first greeting card to take home. Flowers and supplies are included and participants are encouraged to bring their own flowers and leaves too.

Martha O’Neill is a farmer, herbalist, and naturalist. She grows most of the plants she makes into pressings and enjoys them as field notes, preserving memories of the natural world. Martha is inspired by antique mounted flower pressings that are both art and a fun and simple craft that anyone can enjoy. You know her Flowers | Squished from the Greensgrow Farms Holiday Bazaar.

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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Bitters Workshop with Rowhouse Spirits

Registration required. Just in time for the holidays gift giving season! Learn to make this herbal essential for your bar, or to give as a gift to make your friends and family a little jollier this season. We are excited to have Dean Browne distiller/owner from Rowhouse Spirits coming to the Greensgrow for the first time to teach! Dean is well known at our Saturday markets and all around Philadelphia for his small batch and specialty releases like; Poitin, Rowhouse Gin, Amaris, and Bear Trap herbal liqueur. All made just down the street from the farm!

Our knowledgeable distiller and barman will teach you how to make bitters and discuss Schnapps and alcoholic tinctures that can be sipped as cordials or used in cocktails. You’ll get a lesson on the different types and how they differ in ingredients, taste and technique. Everyone will make a jar of bitters to take home or give as a gift!

Inspired by a roving distiller who would visit French farms to distill their cider into brandy for Calvados, Rowhouse Spirits partners with local wineries, breweries, and farmers to produce unique and seasonal spirits. Find out more about Dean Browne and Rowhouse Spirits 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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