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Sat, 10 Jun



Medicinal Herbal Tea Workshop

Learn how to grow and create your own medicinal herbal teas with herbalist Mandy Rickard

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Medicinal Herbal Tea Workshop
Medicinal Herbal Tea Workshop

Time & Location

10 Jun 2023, 10:00 – 14:00

Goodnestone, Goodnestone, Faversham ME13 9DA, UK

About the event

“Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food” – Hippocrates

One of the simplest, most accessible ways of creating herbal medicines is by making tea infusions.  With just a little time and intention, scented leaves, aromatic flowers and woody herbs can be combined and steeped  into warm water to create infusions for wellbeing and health.

This workshop will introduce you to plants you can grow easily, by exploring the plants at Langdon - both wild and planted. And if growing isn’t your thing you’ll be able to learn to form your own kitchen cupboard tea collection.

The workshop will cover-

  • Plants you can grow, harvest and use
  • Ways to process herbs to keep you supplied all year
  • Different medicinal uses of common and easy to purchase herbs
  • How to prepare your herbs and turn them into tasty drinks
  • Hands on - mixing your own tea blend to taste, before...
  • Deciding on your finished blend and making a batch to take home
  • Weaving magic - lets chat and share how we can get more creative with our teas.

Please note we will spend a little time outside as well as in the beautiful granary space - so please come prepared for the weather and your comfort.

Timing and Lunch 

The workshop is from 10am – 2pm, including lunch by the pond. Bring your own lunch, or add on a Wasted Kitchen salad buffet* for £8.50. (*Vegetarian. Please contact us for vegan/GF etc options.) Tea and coffee are included. 

Workshop Facilitator - Mandy Rickard

Mandy is passionate about nature and peoples health and well-being.

Having a herbal medicine and aromatherapy practice spanning over 20 years and through running workshops, her aim is to nurture health while encouraging others to support and even grow the very plants that strengthen us. She originally worked in a pre-school in the late nineties before undertaking the four year training to become a medical herbalist. Mum of two boys, owner of a wild allotment, dogs and chickens in Ospringe!


What past participants have said about Mandy:

"Excellent. Very knowledgable. Her enthusiasm and gentle manner kept us enthralled with the subject."

"Excellent knowledge and delivery."

"Fantastic - a wonderful learning experience."

"Fun and energetic - very knowledgable."


  • Workshop + BYO lunch

    Bring your own lunch / Tea and coffee provided

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  • Workshop + Salad Buffet

    Includes salad buffet / Tea and coffee provided

    Sale ended



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