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Milk & Honey Herbs is a small, diversified, family-owned farm and business in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. 

We believe that community health and ecological health are intrinsically connected and hope that Milk & Honey Herbs positively contributes to both.

 

 

 


What's New?

  • It's time to register for the Fall Session of FROM THE ROOTS UP! This course meets outside and in the field and explores bioregional herbalism, medicine-making, materia medica, creating intimacy with the local flora, and plant ID. {learn more}

  • Our Winter Class Series: SPICE RACK MEDICINE is open for enrollment! It meets 1 Sunday/month January-March. Class covers medicinal uses of the culinary herbs, food and herbal energetics, eating and harmonizing with the seasons, using the tonic herbs in the home kitchen, and incorporating food as medicine into your everyday life! {learn more}

  • The GREENFIELD COMMUNITY HERBAL CLINIC is going strong.  Every Friday from 12-7 pm I offer herbal low-cost herbal consults on a walk-in basis and by appointment (encouraged!).  The consults are sliding scale- those who can pay higher on the scale help support those who cannot, and together we create a mutually supported community of healing.  ALL are WELCOME! {learn more}
     


COMING UP...

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FROM THE ROOTS UP
A Course in Bioregional Herbalism

Registration is open!

Class meets 1 sunday/month, 10am-4pm
Spring Session: April-June
NEW! Summer Session: July-Aug
Fall Session: Sept-Nov
(Sessions may be taken separately or together)

A hands-on, experiential herb class, this series is designed for the student who wants to dive-in and get to know the local plants up close and personal.  Folks will learn how to confidently identify plants in the field, how to harvest and make medicine with them and learn their complete medicinal profile. Learn herbal ecology and develop a bioregional materia medica. {Learn more here!}

 


SPICE RACK MEDICINE
Winter Class Series


1 Sunday/month January-March
Greenfield, MA

The course covers all elements of Kitchen Medicine. Learn the medicinal uses of the culinary herbs, food and herbal energetics, harmonizing with the seasons, food as medicine, herbal "deep immune" tonics, medicine-making and more. {Learn more here}

 

 

 


 

Common Weeds That Heal &
Creating Bioregional Incense for the Northeast

NOFA Summer Conference
August 14th-16th

 

 


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Mint Family Plant Walk

Thursday August 20th, 6-7:30pm
Sawmill Farm Herbal CSA
Florence, MA

The Mint Family (Lamiaceae) is home to so many wonderful botanicals.  In addition to the familiar Peppermint and Spearmint, the Mint Family also includes Lemon Balm, Skullcap, Tulsi, Motherwort, Anise Hyssop, Catnip, Bee Balm, Clary Sage, and even all the Mediterranean herbs (Rosemary, Lavender, Sage, Thyme, Basil, Oregano).  Learn the botany of this family and how to identify mint family members, their medicinal properties, harvest, and how to capture their properties in preparations like tinctures, glycerites, and oils. By Donation $0-$10.

 

View the entire 2015 Schedule HERE

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