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Winter Workshop: Introduction to Appalachian Folk Medicine

Saturday, March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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When: March 14, 2020, 1:00-3:00pm
Where: Black Mountain Public Library, 105 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain
Learn the fundamentals of Appalachian Folk medicine as a living practice. In this class we will explore the broad cultural influences that make the Appalachian region and it’s folk healing practices unique- from European humoral medicine to West African spiritual traditions. Key plant species used and classic remedies will be covered and we’ll sample a few ourselves. Come ready to taste, mix, touch and smell barks, powders, teas and syrups. Go home with a vinegar remedy you’ve made all on your own. All supplies will be provided.
Cost: $30 for members, $35 for nonmembers
More info and to register: https://www.history.swannanoavalleymuseum.org/event/workshop-2-introduction-to-appalachian-folk-medicine/

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Date:
Saturday, March 14
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center
223 W. State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
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Phone:
828-669-9566
Website:
www.swannanoavalleymuseum.org