Drop-In Sessions

Online ‘Herbal Chat’ with the Community Herbal Network + Mobile Apothecary

Wed 24 March 2021
6-7pm

Zoom meeting
Email Shaun@companydrinks.info
for a link

Company Drinks, the Mobile Apothecary + Community Herbal Network

Join us for an online meet up and informal talk online to kickstart a whole new series of growing herbs, using herbs and connecting the growers and organisations behind this special knowledge.
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We'll be joined by members of the new Company Drinks led LBBD Community Herbalism Network and the EXCELLENT Mobile Apothecary.
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We'll be talking about what's going on locally, and how we can spread the benefits of community herbalism here in Barking & Dagenham.

A herbal tea blend grown by Grow Club A borage plant in flower last summer Image: Mobile Apothecary Saved seeds of Calendula, Cosmos, Common mallow, Corn Marigold (not field marigold!)

*You can now watch the recording of the talk at our Vimeo Page*

 

As part of LBBD Women’s Empowerment Month, we’re hosting an informal meet up and talk (online).

We’ll be joined by members of the new Community Herbalism Network (read more here), and members of the excellent Mobile Apothecary will be telling us their story. We’ll talk about existing initiatives, what’s going on this year locally, and discussing how we can spread the benefits of community herbalism here in Barking & Dagenham….
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As a taster of what we’ll discuss on 24th March, we’ve created some short videos with Rasheeqa Ahmad (Mobile Apothecary / Hedge Herbs), Shumaisa Khan (Mobile Apothecary) and Kathy Mason (Plantastic) about growing herbs to nourish and care for their community and green spaces. Check out our Vimeo Page to watch them all.
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If you’d like to attend simply email Shaun and he’ll share a link closer to the date. For CD members who can’t get online we’ll be recording the session and can share at a later date.

All welcome!

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To discover more about the Mobile Apothecary see their website here.