Herbalist to give monthly classes at Prescott Farm


LACONIA — Master herbalist Melissa Morrison will lead a series of programs, starting Saturday, May 14, at Prescott Farm, 928 White Oaks Road.

The six monthly classes in the Herbal Pathfinder Series will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Students will learn how to identify herb medicine plants of the fields and forest, how to harvest and then use the herbs in preparations for pleasure and medicine.

May's class will focus on beginnings. The herbs are poking up through the earth for discovery, giving us their wisdom for healing and food. Students will learn how to identify herb and woodland plants then move into the classroom to make teas, tissanes, and decoctions for healing and health. For more information on the rest of the Herbal Pathfinder Series programs offered June-October please go to www.prescottfarm.org.

Morrison is the practicing clinical herbalist and educator of Dragonfly Botanicals Wisdom Center in Belmont.

Registration is required for these classes and can be made online at www.prescottfarm.org or by calling 603-366-5695. Students have the option of signing up for individual herb classes or the full herb series. The cost is $35 ($33 for Members of Prescott Farm) per class or $180 for the six-class series.