Healing Herbs Workshop 4th October 2014

Medicinal herbs workshop Poster.doc

The Friends of Cressing Gardens Workshops

Meeting Healing Herbs – Meeting Yourself

4th October 2014

10am-4pm

A wide variety of medicinal herbs are grown in the walled garden making Cressing Temple an ideal place to explore medicinal healing herbs. In this seminar we will look at some common herbs and will explore the role herbal healing     in our lives. We will be reflecting on herbalism and plants as means of promoting well-being and deepening and connecting to our inner self as a part of All-living Nature.

 

  • What are herbs
  • Why to use herbs
  • How and When to use herbs
  • When not to use them.

 

 

We will learn to safely recognize a selection of common of herbs.

Learn how to sustainably harvest and source herbs and how to prepare simple medicinal herbal products for common ailments . No prior experience necessary bring only open heart and mind.

 

Your tutor for the day will be Monika Curry, a qualified, practising medical herbalist, passionate about plants and natural health.

Drinks will be provided but please bring your own packed lunch.

Cost

£30 (Cressing Garden and Herb group members)

£40 (non-members)

Places limited to 12 people

To book contact Rebecca Ashbeyrebecca.ashbey@essex.gov.uk

South East Essex Conservation Volunteers (Autumn Programme)

SEECV-2014-Autumn-Programme.doc
SEECV Membership Form.doc

Next event:

October 19th – Rayleigh Mount (National Trust)

Meet by the main entrance to the Mount in Bellingham Lane, near the Mill Hall.

Jobs will include coppicing, working in the orchard area and removal of litter from the pond (please being waders, if you have some).

Connecting Milton

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milton.jpgKind Regards
Suzanne Barwell (Community Builder)
Ryan Day (Apprentice)

St Marks Centre, Princes St
01702 341605

The Healthy Lifestyle Show 2014, 13th July

13 July at 10:00–16:00
Nine Acres, Flemmings Farm Road, Eastwood, GB

Order tickets via Eventbrite:
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-healthy-lifestyle-show-2014-tickets-11253693099?aff=efbevent

A two day event held in a spectacular marquee in the picturesque grounds of Nine Acres, Flemmings Farm Road, Eastwood SS9 5QT. It will promote local, independent businesses who are involved in providing goods and services that promote a happier, healthier lifestyle. This will include organic and locally produced food, gluten free produce, fruit bar and smoothie bike, professional fitness and nutritional advice, organic skincare, day spa and beauty therapy. There will be interactive workshops providing martial arts demonstrations, healthy cooking advice, wheelchair sports, football and cricket skills and a circus workshop. In fact, anything that makes you feel happier and healthier!

Aimed at all the family and all abilities.

See more at www.limeeventsessex.co.uk

Talk by Prof Jules Pretty Thursday 31 October 7.30 – 9.30pm

This month instead of our usual Transition Drinks we decided to go to a talk by Professor Jules Pretty at the new library Forum.

The website describing the talk states ” A greener world economy isn’t just better for the planet, it could also make us happier, argues Jules Pretty OBE, Professor of Environment and Society University of Essex.”. His website lists a number of books he authored and the research completed – it promises to be an interesting talk so looking forward to seeing you there.

Tickets still available

Volunteering opportunities at Growing Together

Contact Triss if you are interested

SEEOG Talk: The Peckham Experiment, Mon 16th Jan


Still pioneering: food, farming and the Peckham Experiment    

In 1926, two Doctors in south London set up the Pioneer Health Centre, a unique health centre which placed good nutrition, organic food, social interaction and self-direction at its heart. Recognising that good health rested on much more than simply an absence of disease, the Peckham Experiment – as the Centre soon became known – remains a highly relevant and compelling example of the benefits of linking food, farming and health care provision.  This talk by Kate McGeevor, Trustee and Secretary of the Pioneer Health Foundation, will discuss the unique approach employed by the Pioneer Health Centre and what we can still learn from its findings over 80 years later.
www.thephf.org   




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