11 AM - 3 PM: Medicinal Plant Workshop
In the medicinal workshop the students will learn how to use wild ingredients to heal ailments. Students will make and take home:
- A muscle pain relieving salve
- A goldenrod tincture for improved circulation
- Oxymel (vinegar/honey/herb) to fight winter colds and flu
All ingredients, jars, tins, etc, plus a copy of Merriwether's Hill Country Medicinal Plants booklet will be supplied for each student. Please bring a notebook and dress appropriately for working with open flames (no dangly sleeves or jewelry, etc)
$100 per person, 12 spots available
4 - 5:30 PM: Plant Walkabout
Walk Vista's 21 acres and discover the wild plants of summer! Merriwether will detail culinary and medicinal plants found in our part of the Hill Country. Please dress appropriately for the weather, including long pants and sturdy walking shoes.
$25 per person, 20 spots available
Come early or stay late for a few beers (or wine/cider) and a meal from Vista’s hyper-local restaurant.
Policies: These are rain or shine events. If unsafe weather such as ice storms or heavy rains interfere with the class, a 75% refund will be given if Merriwether makes it to Vista Brewing. A 100% refund will be given if the weather prevents Merriwether from reaching the location.