Herb Day

May 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
PEI Farm Centre

The 5th annual Herb Day takes place Saturday May 26th at the Farm Centre, 420 University Ave, from 10am to 4 pm.
Activities include a plant sale, seed swap, garden tool tune-up, workshops, marketplace, garden tour and more.
There is no admission and lunch is available to buy. Goodwill donations for the workshops are appreciated to help cover costs.
Heart Beet Organics and Jen & Derek’s Organic Farm are amongst the local farmers who will have healthy veggie and herb plants for sale. White Gables at Hope River will have berry canes and Havenloft Tree Nursery will have small trees. This is a short list, there will be many others in the marketplace.
Hand made sourdough pizza’s will be available to purchase for lunch from Chef Alex Bevan Baker.
If you or someone you know wants to start a garden the no dig method demonstration by Phil Ferraro at 10 am is not to be missed. No special strength or equipment is needed for this garden method.

10 – 11 No dig, no till gardening with Phil Ferraro
11 – 12 Making herbal salves with Point Prim Permaculture
12 – 1 Tour of the Legacy Community Garden
1 – 2 How to make kombucha with Heart Beet Organics
2 – 3 Cooking with herbs with Chef Robert Pendergast
3 – 4 Hops and brewing beer

The International Herb of the Year for 2018 is hops.
This event is a partnership between the PEI Farm Centre and the Food Exchange.
The Food Exchange empowers people to improve food security for themselves and their communities​ through gleaning, growing food, and gaining knowledge. ​

Facebook: Food Exchange PEI
website: http://www.foodexchangepei.com/