The Art of Herbal Tea Blending workshop will be led by Shannon Grey Duncan Feb 21st from 6-8.30pm. Raised in the East Kootenay with a reverence for plants and their natural habitats, learning their wild nature and how to harvest respectfully, Shannon is a Practical Herbalist, certified through the Wild Rose College and the proprietor behind Purcell Organics. Through years of local wildcrafting, growing and tasting herbs, in addition to learning about other plants from around the world, she has gathered a unique set of tools and tricks to hone the perfect tea blend. She has created a line of herbal teas for Purcell Organics and develops custom blends tailored to the specific needs of people, events and businesses.
This workshop will combine elements of reflection and creative play. The goal will be to tune in, have fun and leave inspired. You will learn some of the secrets to blend herbal teas. Participants will create a customized herbal tea blend and learn how to make a stovetop chai, including recipes with possible herbal, tea leaf and base variations. You will explore the qualities and healing properties of herbs, using your senses to discover the blend that is right for you. Incorporating individual needs and tastes, participants will leave with 2 customized blends, recipes and tools to experiment more at home. The cost of this workshop is $45.