Discover the wonder of herbs at Dandelion Spring Farm with herbalist Allie Armstrong. This workshop is for ages 9-13. Students will explore the herbs growing at the farm, and create two medicinal and tasty herbal products together. Each participant will make and take home a lemon balm glycerite elixir to support the immune system, digestive system, and a calm nervous system. Students will also harvest herbs to make sun tea as a group. Other fun and creative herbal activities will be explored as time allows. Parents are welcome to stay and participate.
Allie Armstrong is an herbalist and functional medicine health coach in Freeport, ME helping people step into their highest state of health and wellbeing using herbal medicine, nutrition and lifestyle counseling. In addition to working one on one with clients, Allie teaches monthly workshops on herbal medicine and holistic health topics. Learn more at alliearmstrongwellness.com.
Student material list:
- Water bottle
- Bug spray
Anything you might need to feel comfortable outside for a few hours