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Tea Time: The Healing Power of Tea
Saturday, February 26, 2011
2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Cost: Free - or give as you can to help us support mindfulness programs at the library.
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Barnard Room (3rd Floor)
Be Mindful at the Library Presents: Tea Time - The Healing Power of Tea with Mary Blue from Farmacy Herbs
Our mindfulness series is back by popular demand in 2011 and will include a number of classes, workshops, and lectures that will help you empower your mind and body to improve your health.
Meet folks from Providence's own Farmacy Herbs and Community Health & Education Center and learn about their obsession with healing teas! We will taste different kinds of tea and discuss how teas and herbs can be used to increase vitality and health. This workshop will also cover the how-to of making herbal teas. If you are looking for ways to naturally promote wellness, balance and prevent illness, this is the workshop for you.
About the Instructor
Mary Blue, is a practicing herbalist and the Founding Director of Farmacy Herbs and Community Health & Education Center. She facilitates a 5-month herbal education and training program for budding herbalists and offers classes and workshops to gardening seniors and special interest groups and organizations. Over the last 12 years she has also taught numerous free garden, nutrition, and herbal workshops to children and high school students in Providence.
From 2004-2008 Mary was the Practicing Herbalist and Education Coordinator at Seven Arrows Herb Farm. She is a founding member of the following community groups: The Annual Northeast Grassroots Community Herbal Convergence, Providence Recycle-A- Bike and The Northeast Radical Healthcare Network, Radherb (radherb.org).
Mary has been a student of many wonderful herbalists while attending Sage Mountains advanced program in 2006 and works to support the Northeast herbal community by attending conferences and organizing The Northeast Community Herbalist convergence. She has been awarded The Northeast Herbal Association Community Herbalist Award, 2008, for her dedication and commitment to the herbal community (northeastherbal.org). She has also developed her own line of specialized medicinal tinctures and teas which are available at Farmers Markets and local stores.
For more information visit: http://farmacyherbs.com.
These programs are made possible with help from the Robert Danforth Watkins Fund for Lifelong Learning.