ALICE'S GARDEN HEALING HERBS
Since 2008, Alice’s Garden has provided locally grown herbs and herbal teas to the Milwaukee community, along with herbal education and informational workshops. An herbal product line was created in 2012 and in 2014, Alice’s Garden Healing Herbs will offer the community an Herbal CSA. This CSA, community supported agriculture, will provide a collection of fresh herbs, herbal recipes, herbal education and herbal products to CSA subscribers 12 times during the growing season, June through October.
Through community supported agriculture, or a CSA, a farmer provides a certain number of “shares” to the public, usually in the form of a box or basket of fresh produce on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. This “membership” provides the farm customer with seasonal crops on a consistent basis.
In our case, the fresh produce is in the form of herbs, keeping the shareholder supplied with fresh herbs, every other week, throughout the season. You will also receive Alice's Garden herbal products. You may purchase a half share, three to five herbs and one herbal product/basket ($125) or a whole share, seven to ten fresh herbs and two herbal products/basket ($250). Only 15 half shares and 30 whole shares will be available for the 2014 season. You may select one pick-up site for the entire season: Tuesday evenings at Alice’s Garden, Wednesday mornings/early afternoon at the Westown Farmers Market, or Saturday mornings at the Fondy Farmers Market. SOME of the 2014 featured herbs are:
Basil (cinnamon, lemon, sacred/holy, Thai), Bee Balm (Bergamot), Borage , Bronze Fennel, Calendula, Catmint, Chamomile, Chives, Chocolate Mint, Cilantro, Comfrey, Common Fennel, Dill, Echinacea, Egyptian Walking Onion, Garlic, Hyssop, Lavender, Lemon Balm, Lemon Marigold, Lemon Verbena, Lovage, Marjoram, Mullen, Orange Mint, Oregano, Paprika (Pepper), Parsley, Peppermint, Pineapple Sage, Common Sage, Spearmint, Stevia, Tangerine Marigold, Tarragon, Thyme (caraway, lemon, woolly).
Shares began being sold on Wednesday, October 1, 2013, with $50 due for a half share and a $75 down payment for a whole share.
For more information or to request a brochure, please email Venice Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 10, 2014
Alice's Garden is a two-acre, urban, community garden in Milwaukee, WI, nurturing families and organizations to restore cultural/family traditions connected to land & food.
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There is so much for your senses to take in at Alice's Garden. It is all so wonderful! Welcome! All programs and events are offered free, at no cost to program participants, unless otherwise indicated. Check out our programs or click here for our 2012 program guide.