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Olive's Workshops

Herbal Vinegars & Shrubs

Regular price $40.00
Regular price Sale price $40.00

Herbal Vinegars & Shrubs

Instructor: Bonnie Lenneman

Day & Date: Tuesday, July 2

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuition: $40.00

Ages: Intergenerational (16 and Up)

All levels are welcome. No experience required.

Students Please Bring:

  • Apron or clothes that can get oil on them.
  • Note taking materials.
  • (Optional) A snack and/or water bottle. Filtered water is available in the classroom.

Delve into crafting your own herb-infused vinegars and shrubs to enhance your cooking, beverages, and wellness! We’ll cover infusing culinary and medicinal herbs in vinegar, as well as creating drinking shrubs with vinegar, fruit, sugar/honey, and herbs. Participants will leave with their own creation to take home.

If you're interested in Zero Proof Cocktails, a "shrub" is a great ingredient for many mixed drinks, try your hand at making the ingredients you'd need for a tasty libation. 

Instructor provided materials are included with an estimated $12 FEE PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the time of the workshop. Material fees may change depending on the number of participants and price of materials at the workshop. *Payment by cash or check is required for materials fees. 

* Workshops are subject to low enrollment cancellation if the minimum number of students is not reached. You can call Olive’s Porch to check current enrollment for any of the workshops you’re interested in*

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.