Plant Walk & Herb Talk with Cidery Social

Date: July 16, 2023
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Open Hands Farm, 4151 320th Street West, Northfield, MN 55057
Teacher Name and Titles: LuAnn Raadt
Join herbalist and expert grower, LuAnn Raadt, for a tour of her extensive medicinal herbs garden and adjacent wild area, followed by a short tutorial on tincture-making, with an opportunity to harvest and make your own medicine.  If you wish to gather and make herbal remedies, bring your necessary supplies.  (Beginners: plan to bring a […]

What’s the Buzz? Planting for People and Pollinators

Date: April 13, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Virtual Meeting and in-person at Seward Co-op (Friendship location)
Teacher Name and Titles: LuAnn Raadt

It’s time to plant!  This year add to your pots and landscaping some easily grown medicinal plants that are also wonderful sources of food for our native pollinators.  Our population of pollinating insects is rapidly declining for a variety of reasons.  Become part of the solution by including pollinator friendly plants in 2022.  Your garden can be not only medicinal, but also bee-utiful!

The Pharmacy In My Backyard

Date: May 4, 2016
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Teacher Name and Titles: LuAnn Raadt

Would you like to cut back on remedies you have to purchase? Would you like to just walk out to your backyard or patio to gather some herbs for teas or medicinal preparations? This presentation will discuss choosing, buying, propagating, and maintaining/nurturing plants on the United Plant Savers “at risk” list as well as others used in a variety of healing systems, but not available for wildcrafting in our area.

Adaptogens: THE WHAT, WHY & HOW

Date: May 2, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Teacher Name and Titles: LuAnn Raadt

Discover (or rediscover) the fascinating world of adaptogenic herbs and their medicinal properties.