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    Herbalism Workshop: Plants to Support Healthy Digestion w/ Holly Poole-Kavana

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    The bitter truth: plants to support healthy digestion

    We often associate bitters with cocktails, but did you know that cocktail bitters originated as an herbal remedy? Learn about the physiology of bitters, how to use them, and how to compliment them with other herbs to troubleshoot digestive issues. Participants will make their own bitters from herbs on the farm.

    About the instructor:

    Holly Poole-Kavana of Little Red Bird Botanicals practices as a clinical herbalist, grower, and medicine-maker in Washington DC, where her passion is connecting people to local plants. She holds a BS in botany from Cornell University from 2000 and began her herbal studies at the Pacific School of Herbal Medicine in 2005. She apprenticed with herbalist 7song, and completed the Clinic II mentorship program at Sacred Plant Traditions before starting a clinical practice in 2011. Her business, Little Red Bird Botanicals, has also offered an herbal CSA since 2010. Holly also works as a midwife's assistant in the DC metro area.

    Severe Weather Policy:

    In the event of severe weather, Common Good City Farm will send an email to all guests informing them that the event has been rescheduled to the rain date. Common Good City Farm has a pavilion where workshops take place so events can continue to happen in the rain. 

    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.

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