Saturday, April 30, 11am - 12:30pm
Amber Waves Farm
375 Main Street, Amagansett, NY
Come learn how to grow your own herbs and the basic process involved in making herbal salves and teas! REGISTER HERE!
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: Our workshop will start with a tour in our herb garden with one of our farmers to discuss the basics of growing, harvesting, and drying herbs, as well as the beneficial properties of the plants. We will then provide hands-on opportunities to make your own products to take home, including an herbal salves and teas. You'll also be able to select one potted herb to get you started with your garden at home!
A salve is an infusion of plants with medicinal properties in a base of oils and waxes, used to promote healing of the skin or as protection. We will use a base of beeswax, coconut oil, and cocoa butter and will have a variety of herbal and essential oils to choose from to create your own salve.
Just in time for Mother's Day, this workshop is a great opportunity to learn AND make a thoughtful gift for the special women in your life or for you amazing moms out there to treat yourself!Children are welcome to attend this workshop if accompanied by an adult. We will have cloth gift bags for kids to decorate to wrap their DIY Mother's Day gifts!
PRICE:The workshop is $45 for adults; $20 for children ages 3 - 12. Register for the workshop here. CSA Members - don't forget you receive a 10% discount on all Amber Waves Farm events and workshops this season! Select 'CSA member - Adult' or 'CSA member - Child' on the workshop ticketing page for your discount.
CONTACT INFORMATION:If you have any questions or need to get in touch regarding our Organic Herb Garden 101 Workshop, please email email@example.com.
We're also planning many more events this season at Amber Waves Farm and will have a full calendar of events ready to share with you in a few weeks!
Throughout the 2016 season, Amber Waves Farm will be inviting our CSA members and the East End community to join us for a volunteer day each month.
Our first volunteer day of the season will be on Saturday, April 23 from 10am - 1pm - REGISTER HERE.
Join our farmers in the field and greenhouse to experience what it is like to be a farmer for a day! Pending weather, we will work on several tasks including seeding in the greenhouse, weeding and mulching the herb garden, and mulching our garlic crop. Bring a dish to share if you'd like to stick around for a group potluck lunch after we get our hands dirty!
VOLUNTEER DAY SCHEDULE
10am - 12pm - seeding, weeding, mulching
12pm - 1pm - potluck lunch - bring a dish to share!
All ages are welcome! Please note total number of adults + children in the registration form if you have signing up for your entire family.
Please note: We encourage volunteers to wear comfortable work clothing. Dress in layers as temperatures may fluctuate throughout the day. Please wear closed-toe comfortable shoes or boots that you are willing to get dirty and possibly wet - no sandals, flip flops or similar footwear allowed. Bring your own water bottle, which you can refill at the farm, and also bring along any other items that you may anticipate needing such as gloves or sunblock.
We are excited to announce registration is open for our 2016 Community Supported Agriculture program!
Exciting additions for 2016: Membership Benefits: 10% off all farm store purchases, dinners in the field, workshops, and family activities; CSA Member Field Guide containing storage tips, field maps, and calendar of events; new long season share option that extends until Thanksgiving; more flowers and u-pick options in the field. Sign up here
Your online donation will help us educate a new generation of farmers through our apprenticeship program, steward a beloved community space in downtown Amagansett, and partner with local schools to provide students with hands on experiences at the farm.
A gift in any amount has immediate impact!
- $50 helps us donate seedlings to a school garden this spring.
- $100 buys new varieties of fruit, vegetable and grain seeds for 2016.
- $250 brings a class to the farm for an interactive educational field trip.
- $500 creates community events focused on our new mobile pizza oven.
- $1,000 helps us mentor new organic farmers in the apprenticeship program.
Thank you for your support!
Dancer and Nadia eggplant grace week 9 CSA box
Organic vegetable, herb and flower seedlings sale!
Memorial Day Weekend // Sat May 23 & Sun May 24, 9a-2p
Amber Waves Farm //375 Main Street Amagansett, NY 11930Vegetable seedlings include heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, kale, eggplant, peppers, collards, lettuce, okra, & husk cherries. Herbs include lavender, rosemary, thyme, basil, parsley, & chamomile. Flowers include snap dragons, cosmos, zinnias & more!