Herbs for Digestion & Fermentation Workshop with Suzanna Stone June 13, 2014 from 10-5pm With Suzanna Stone
We are excited to open up a few spaces to attend a day long intensive on Herbs for Digestion and Fermentation with Suzanna Stone of Owlcraft Healing Ways. This class is part of the Centro Ashé Grassroots Herbal and Holistic Wellness 8 Month program and the day will be however will be open to additional attendees for this class only. Saturday will include a workshop on herbs for digestion including bitters, astringents, demulcents, carminatives and preparations followed by a workshop on the Art of Fermentation including veggie ferments, condiments, beverages including sodas, kombucha and honey wine! The class is super hands on and will include lots of yummy creations to taste! Lunch is potluck style.
About the Instructor: Suzanna Stone is a graduate of the Three Year Community Herbalist training at Sacred Plant Traditions where she serves as a guest lecturer. She founded Owlcraft Healing Ways in Scottsville, VA where she offers clinical consultations and classes in plant medicine, traditional foodways, and drumming. Her passion for the drum led her to Senegal where she studied traditional West African drumming and dancing.Her chants can be found on her CD "Songs From The Spiral". She has a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and her work has been in Surface Design magazine and the We'Moon '08 date book. She was raised with an awareness of whole foods and for the past eight years has focused on learning from the plants themselves.
Details: Class is Rain or shine Lunch is a potluck, please bring a dish to share Please come prepared to be outdoors with appropriate and comfortable clothing
Cost: $50 Pre-registration is required, registration is non-refundable but transferable at equal value. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-375-6082 with any questions. Pay Now!
Directions Centro Ashé is open to the public during scheduled events only. 1620 Chester Avenue Bryans Road, MD 20616
Directions from the D.C. area Take the Capital Beltway (I-495/95 S) or I-295 going south. From I-295 take exit 1A onto I-95 N/I-495 N/MD-210 toward Baltimore, follow signs for MD-210 S/Indian Head Hwy. From the Beltway, take exit 3 onto MD-210 S/Indian Head Hwy and go 12.5 miles. Take right on Maryland 227 W (Marshall Hall Road) go 4.3 miles. Take a left on River Road go 1.2 miles, take a left on Chester Ave and go .1 miles - the farm will be on your left.
Directions from Route 301, Crain Highway From Waldorf, turn onto Route 228 and follow seven miles to the end. Turn left (south) onto Indian Head Highway and go 4 miles. Take right on Maryland 227 W (Marshall Hall Road) go 4.3 miles. Take a left on River Road go 1.2 miles, take a left on Chester Ave and go .1 miles - the farm will be on your left.
Public Transportation from DC: Public buses do run to and from Bryans Road on a regular but somewhat limited basis. If you plan to take the bus to one of our events we are able to help arrange you a ride down the road to our farm from the bus stop.
At Centro Ashé Herbs & Education we are grateful to build cooperatively to keep the knowledge of our food, herbal medicine, seeds, and our healing traditions alive and vital within our communities. Our belief is that plant medicine is the people's medicine, everyone of us comes from a lineage of plant people, and this knowledge is our birthright.
We are a community rooted educational center based outside Washington DC and the Caribe Sur of Costa Rica. Our goal is to keep our classes inspiring, useful, affordable & accessible while honoring the time, energy, and knowledge our teachers come to share. Centro Ashé programs act as catalysts to build community, land-based, and traditional knowledge. We celebrate the richness and diversity of folk herbalism across cultures while providing supportive and practical knowledge. We honor the incredible knowledge present within our communities and our teachers are all local herbalists, farmers, and plant people in the communities we work, the knowledge is right here!
Centro Ashé programs are a reflection of and supported by our community, and so it is with true gratitude we thank you for your interest and support. We look forward to building with you!