Okay, so you’ve planted an herb garden this year. What do you do with the fruits of your labor (assuming you are being a diligent caretaker through this ridiculous drought)? Common Ground Food Co-op and The Land Connection are partnering to help you learn some practical uses for common herbs that you might be growing, or obtaining from the farmers market. The Kitchen Herb Skills class series will begin July 29th from 2 to 3 p.m. with Preserving Herb Harvests. You’ll be using fresh rosemary and Thai basil, and dried calendula and rosemary. There will be a $15 class kit for purchase with the supplies you need, as well as a $30 kit that also includes the herbs.
The series will continue monthly through November:
- August 19th – Herbal Bug Sprays
- September 23rd – Salts, Rubs, and Butters
- October 21st – Salves, Lip Balms, and Lotions
- November 18th – Herbal Teas and Steams
Registration is open for the July 29th class, and others will be open soon.