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Making Herbal Loose Leaf Tea

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Creativi-Tea Workshop

Monday, July 12, 6-8 pm

Learn the art of making herbal loose leaf tea with Ebony Payne, community herbalist and founder of District Herbs. This workshop will teach you how to select and combine the best herbs to make your own unique tea blend. All supplies will be provided. Just bring your creativi-tea!

About the Instructor: Ebony Payne is a licensed massage therapist turned clinical herbalist with a passion for healing. She founded District Herbs in 2016 to bring high quality herbal loose leaf teas and hemp creations to her community. When she is not creating, Ebony can be found gardening, hiking, at the gym, or visiting local herb farms across the DC region to find and feature the best locally sourced herbs in her teas. 

COVID-19 Policy:

Guests to this event are encouraged to be vaccinated. Unvaccinated guests must bring a COVID-19 rapid test and test on-site prior to entering the farm OR bring a negative PCR test from the last 24 hours when test was taken. Vaccinated guests may show their vaccine card, a photo, or their online registry. We reserve the right to make changes to this policy based on the changing situation with COVID-19.

Code of Conduct: As a participant of this course you agree to follow the Common Good City Farm participant Code of Conduct.

Note about Sliding Scale Ticket Pricing:

A sliding fee scale is a tool for building economic justice, and it requires your active participation. If a sliding scale is implemented effectively, everyone pays a similar percentage of their income for the same products or services. A wide range of payment options across the scale promotes broader accessibility, while insuring fair compensation to the producer. Paying according to one’s available resources creates a more equitable system for pricing of products and services.

Sliding scales are often based on individual income levels, with people of higher incomes paying more. However, many factors complicate and affect our financial status. Some groups of people have costs that the larger population does not. Others have access to resources that are not always reflected in their lifestyle choices and income levels. Please consider both your class background and earning power when choosing your payment level. 

Consider paying less on the scale if you..

  • are supporting children or have other dependents
  • have significant debt
  • have medical expenses not covered by insurance
  • are eligible for public assistance
  • have immigration-related expenses
  • are an elder with limited financial support
  • are an unpaid community organizer
  • are a returning citizen who has been denied work due to incarceration history
  • experience discrimination in hiring or pay level
  • are descended from enslaved people or Native American Indians 

Consider paying more on the scale if you:

  • own the home you live in
  • have investments, retirement accounts, or inherited money
  • travel for recreation
  • have access to family money and resources in times of need
  • work part time or are unemployed by choice, including unemployment due to full-time school in a degree-earning program
  • have a relatively high degree of earning power due to level of education (or gender and racial privilege, class background, etc.) Even if you are not currently exercising your earning power, we ask you to recognize this as a choice. 

: This language about sliding scale pricing is adapted from Little Red Bird Botanicals:

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