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Smell and taste local medicinal plants

Smell and taste local medicinal plants

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I was born and raised in Poland where the ancient knowledge of medicinal plants was still practiced by most people in the 1970s & 1980s. Already as a child, I was drawn to gathering and using herbs daily. Ten years ago, after lifelong career as a shiatsu massage practitioner, I went back to school to formally study the uses and cultivation of medicinal plants. To augment my studies at UMass…
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What we’ll do

Guests would be lead through the flowering medicinal plants garden, where they will be shown and taught which plants they see and what they are used for, as medicine or food. They would be encouraged to smell and taste the plants, as well as taste some of the tinctures made with the plants. All questions about the plants and photographing are welcome. After the garden walk, we will sit down and…

What else you should know

We will be driving to the farm from Great Barrington for around 8 minutes and parking on the road in front of the farm. Bring comfortable shoes and sun hats. No pets as my dog will assist us.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Cookie or a crackers made with herbs will be served with the tea. Gluten free, sweetened with honey.
Tea
The chilled herbal tea (most likely hibiscus with rose scented bergamot and lemon grass, but it all depends on a harvest and weather). Tea will be sweetened with maple syrup or organic coconut sugar.

What to bring

Guest should have comfortable shoes and sunhats.

Where you'll be

We will visit medicinal plants gardens located in vicinity of Great Barrington. If desired we will be lead to visit my apartment where the herbal apothecary is located.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 13 and up can attend.

More tips

We will be driving to the farm from Great Barrington for around 8 minutes and parking on the road in front of the farm. Bring comfortable shoes and sun hats. No pets as my dog will assist us.
Krysia
garden visit
Smell and taste local medicinal plants
New experience
From $55/person
New experience
From $55/person