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3RD ANNUAL LOCAL HERBDAY CELEBRATION
May 5 • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm• Free
Applegate Regional Theater, 87230 Central Rd , 10 am – 6 pm. An entirely volunteer-run free event open to the public with a suggested donation for Occupy Medical. Our mission is to celebrate the many uses of herbs in our daily lives; emphasizing cultivating herbs locally, building the local herbal community, teaching people about herbs and how herbs benefit our bodies and the environment around us. We see this day as an opportunity to enrich our local communities while speaking to the importance of sharing herbal traditions.
*Free Fun Filled Kids Activities – Decorate & learn to use a flower press, plant sunflowers & more. All to take home!
*Live Music – All day live music from students to professionals!
*Herbal & Botanical Vendors – With plants, seeds, tinctures, liniments, soaps, lotions, salves, bitters, botanical art, teas, bulk herbs, and more!
*Variety of Food, Cookies – Fresh empanadas from Dominican Delights, baked goods & herbal cookies from Nutters West Kitchen, herbal chocolates from Temper & Mo and chocolates, caramels, marshmallows & savory biscotti from Stargazer’s Gourmets!
*Free Herbal Tea & Local Popcorn all day long!
*Herbal Info & Networking Tables – Connect with local people all sharing an enthusiasm for herbs!
*Speakers – Cannabis 101 with Heather Shelton, Herbs to Know & Herbs to Grow for Family Health and Well Being from Mountain Mels, Northwest Gardening from Northwest Garden Nursery, Kratom for pain Relief from Eagletree Herbs, The Healing Powers of Ashwagandha from The Portland Ashwagandha Farm, Defensive Plant Magic from John Goforth, Who is Your Farmer from Oshala Farms, Herbs for Backyard Poultry from Candace Hunter and Lemon Balm for Anxiety from Sue Sierralupe.
*Hands-on Workshops/Demonstrations – Making Fire Cider with Lovelight Herb Farm, and Sugar Scrubs with Bella’s Soap Box
*Plant Sales – Get your herb garden planted and learn from the experts!
*Beer & Wine Garden – Celebrating HOPS! Beer from Sierra Nevada and wines from Oregon’s own Wild Wines!
*Silent Auction to support Occupy Medical – Amazing donations all from Lane County – funds go to support Occupy Medical!
*Vendor’s Product Contest – 4 category winners and an overall winner. Judges; Chef Clive Wanstall from LCC, Andy Goldfinger from KOCF, Herbalist & RN Heather Shelton, Rockhound, hiker and adventurer Karena Peters, and Herbalist & Teacher Randi Enbree