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Elderberry for Winter Wellness

Updated: Oct 10, 2023

Tuesday, November 14th, 2023 * 5:15-8:30pm * Fireweed Community Woodshop


This class is part of a series in collaboration with print-making artist Jessie Merriam, in which we look at a single plant from many angles. Just in time for cold and flu and Covid season, we'll be offering a class focused on the immune-boosting powerhouse Elderberry (Sambucas nigra/canadensis)!


Students will learn the history, botany, and lore of this plant, and hear common as well as the lesser-known uses for this powerful yet gentle remedy. We'll craft an elderberry tincture for students to take home, and carve our own elderberry-inspired block-prints using an image of Jessie's design.


A variety of paper will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring fabric/tote bags/clothing to print on if they like.


Additional elderberry remedies will be available for sale at the end of class.


Register now on the Fireweed Page. Please reach out if you have any questions!








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