Herbal Oxymels Workshop with Deerhawthorn
March 29, 2019 | 4:30 - 6:30
An oxymel is an old time remedy that uses simple kitchen ingredients, vinegar and honey. When combined with herbs these menstruums create a sour and sweet herbal remedy suited to a variety of culinary and medicinal pursuits. It's beautiful kitchen herbalism; a synergy of practical and experimental.
Friday evening from 4:30-6:30 to discover the benefits and applications for oxymels, sample of few from the Deerhawthorn apothecary and leave with recipes to start creating at home.
Tea and refreshments will be available.
The workshop is $25 and includes:
History and benefits of oxymels.
Tasting from the apothecary.
Make a 1/2 pint of your own oxymel to take home.
Recipes and tips to create ones own.
Discussion about techniques, ethics and cultural awareness of contemporary herbalism.
ABOUT | Jess Krueger
“My life is grounded in nourishment, utilizing locally abundant backyard plants and facilitating the accessible sharing of skills and knowledge. I work with people to cultivate wellness through dynamic herbal education according to their individual needs. I feel most at home creating herbal food as medicine for loved ones.
As an herbal educator I strive to make remedies with herbs and plants that are close to my Eastern and Northern European ancestry. I acknowledge that I am harvesting plants on the currently occupied lands of the the Sauk & Meswaki, Očeti Šakówiŋ and Ho-Chunk peoples in the land also called the Driftless.” - Jess Krueger