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Infusing Your Life with Herbs

Wednesday October 12, 2022
6:30 PM until 8:00 PM

There exists a quantity of pleasures to be encountered by using herbs in your everyday life. Using fresh herbs (either grown in your garden or on a windowsill) ensures that you not only enjoy the product of your labors, but a sensory experience as you create them. Learn how to take simple culinary staples, such as butters, sugars, vinegars, and more and transform them into something special with the addition of fresh herbs, infusing your pantry with the scents and colors of summer. Herbs can also be used in natural cleaning products, as well as body and beauty products, reducing the need for toxic chemicals and harsh ingredients. We will sample an array of herb-kissed products which will enliven your life throughout the year, and set a course for your own herbal adventure.

Karen O'Brien's herbal business “The Green Woman's Garden” is located in the town of Richmond, NH and is now investigating the possibilities of gardening in the woods, as well as the fields. She has unusual herb plants, including medicinals and native herbs, for sale, runs workshops on various herbal adventures, and occasionally participates at farmers markets and fairs. Karen lectures and presents workshops on all aspects of herbs and gardening. A Master Gardener, she is past Northeast District Member Delegate for The Herb Society of America, was the Botany and Horticulture Chair of HSA, past Chair of The New England Unit of HSA, was Secretary of the International Herb Association, and is Past President of the Greenleaf Garden Club of Milford, MA.  She is the editor and contributing author to several Herb of the Year books, including Capsicum, Savory, Artemisia, and Elderberry, produced by the IHA. She also writes a gardening column for the Richmond Rooster, and is chair of the Agriculture Commission for Richmond.

A collaboration between the Haverhill Garden Club and HPL.

Location: Auditorium
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