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Olive's Workshops

Crafting Herbal Tea

Regular price $65.00
Regular price Sale price $65.00

Instructor: Bonnie Lenneman

Day & Date: Tuesday, June 18

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tuition: $65.00

Ages: Adults (18 and up)

All levels are welcome. No experience required.

Students Please Bring:

  • Note taking materials.
  • A favorite mug or cup for tea tasting.
  • (Optional) A snack and/or water bottle. Filtered water is available in the classroom.

Join us for a morning of sipping, sampling, and crafting delicious hand-prepared herbal teas! Participants will create their own herbal tea blends while learning about properties of herbs, how to harvest and dry your own herbs, various methods of tea preparation, and how to brew for maximum potency.  We'll also sit in community together tasting our tea!  All experience levels welcome.

All materials are included with a $15 – $20 FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the time of the workshop. Material fees are subject to change depending on the number of participants and price of materials at the time of the workshop. *Payment by cash or check is required for materials fees. 

About Instructor: Bonnie Lenneman (she/they) is an herbalist and community educator residing on traditional ᏣᎳᎩ or Tsalagi (Cherokee) land near what's now known as Brasstown, NC (Itseyi), where she explores mountains and creeks, forages, makes medicine, and learns from plant and fungal teachers.  She is passionate about good (and wild) food, the intersection between food and medicine, ancestral skills, ecology, community resilience, and the healing properties of plants. Bonnie shares her enthusiasm with her community through plant walks, food and medicine workshops, an herbal CSA, and wellness consultations through her small business Hearth & Hedge.  She also curates education offerings in ancestral and traditional skills for The Firefly Gathering.  A former Folk School work study student, student host, and Olive's Porch Artist in Residence, Bonnie has been teaching and assisting Folk School classes since 2015.