Come and learn an ancient method of medicine-making! Oxymels are powerful herbal infusions that combine raw honey, herbs, and raw vinegars. Honey is one of the oldest forms of medicine, and still has a valuable place in the modern medicine chest. We will discuss the history of honey, its medicinal properties, different preparations, and how to incorporate honey as a potent preventative in seasonal health. We will visit our apiary and cover natural bee care and honey harvesting. Then, we will tour the herb garden and harvest herbs for our formulations. Each student will get to make a custom blend to fit his or her own medicinal needs using herbs, honey, and vinegar from the farm.
A simple lunch will be provided, please pack a water bottle and wear comfortable, farm-appropriate clothing & footwear. You will receive an email with directions to Flying Coyote Farm and more info a week prior to the workshop.