Herbal Medicine the Wise Woman Way

September 30, 2012, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

New Jersey herbalist Robin Rose Bennett will lead us on a stroll around the MGC Herb Garden and less tamed areas of the grounds to explore the nourishing, medicinal flowers, fruits, and seeds of the season. She will share stories and recipes, many used historically by earlier occupants of the area, that highlight how simple internal and external uses of common plants can profoundly benefit your health, including strengthening your bones, helping your digestion, and soothing your nerves.

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April 28, 2019, 1:00 PM

Shuttles, Spindle and Flyer Wheels: Hand spinning and Weaving in the 21st Century

The Essex County Hand Spinners Guild will demonstrate the magical art of spinning fibers into yarn on hand spindles and spinning wheels, some antique or traditional in appearance, and some contemporary that have a modern look. Weavers will also demonstrate how cloth is made on a variety of looms. Visitors will also be invited to try their hands at spinning and weaving.

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