Sep 24

PLANT Herbs handbook released

The final publication of the PLANT herbs handbook released. It is a usefool tool for those want to learn more on herbs and local recipies across Europe. Can be downloaded here

Jun 28

Final meeting in Leipzig

The final meeting of the project took place in Leipzig, Germany, and combined practical workshops with the European Herbs Festival as final event. At the well visited festival, which was held at the community garden Querbeet, all partners gave short workshops demonstrating their herbal traditions. The guests learnt e.g. how to prepare an Estonian herb …

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May 25

New herb garden installation

We managed to prepare a plot of 400square meters for a new herb garden. We started to plant 750 plans of various herbs such as St.Johns wort, lavender, sage, oregano, μarjoram, lemon verbena and planning to use it for experimental and ergotherapy reasons. The excess of cuttings will be sold to cover some of our …

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Oct 19

2nd Local Workshop in Galway

To fit in with the seasonal Celtic calendar and to celebrate the Autumnal Harvest time of the year, Brigit’s Garden organised all PLANT workshops during a full day of workshops during ‘Herb Day’ on Sunday 19th October Intentions for the day were; To involve local community networks of herb specialists and enthusiasts To raise awareness …

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Oct 19

1st Local Workshop in Galway

Brigit’s Garden hosted a ‘Herb Day’ day on Sunday, 19th October. There was something for all the family with a lively programme of talks, herb walks, stalls, workshops and plant swaps. The day ran from 11am to 4pm and was a great opportunity for learning about seaweed foraging, using herbs in cooking and healing, and …

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Oct 15

2nd Local Workshop in Warsaw

Our second local workshop took place on 15th October 2014 at “Smyk” educational Center. Some pupils around 20 they participated actively with our 2 experts Magda and Stefan. In the workshop we prepared herb extract and essential oils and some natural refresh for the kids. It was a moment of relaxing and joying altogether with many …

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Sep 06

3rd Local Workshop in Leipzig

On 6 September 2014 our third and final local workshop took place at the community garden Querbeet in Leipzig, again together with the oecotrophologist Kirsten Sülzle. This time she informed about the use of herbs in cosmetics. She shared different recipes for the preparation of cosmetics and therapeutic creams. Together with the participants we prepared …

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Aug 27

3rd Meeting in Paide

On August 27th & 28th the international meeting and learners workshop was realized in Estonia.  After a warm welcome by the host Rainer Eidemiller we started with the learner skills exchange about plants as building materials including workshop on the preparation of Swedish red, an Introduction into local wild herbs at a walk through a bog, (Wild) herbs …

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Aug 03

2nd Local Workshop in Rimini

Our second workshop, on 3 August 2014, took place at the Botanical Gardens of Abetone. It was attended by 17 AGreenment members and one external participant. Also, five visitors to the forest who were interested in following the workshop proceedings remained with the group for the duration of the workshop.  A forest guide who was a …

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May 22

1st Local Workshop in Warsaw

Our first local workshop took place on 22nd of May 2014 at the ”Praga Ogrod Prywatne” In Warsaw District with around 15 senior participants plus experts , friends and tutors . In the workshop we collected several herbs for preparing some recipes. At the beginning of the workshop with the help of our experts’ Alessandro …

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May 17

2nd Local Workshop in Leipzig

The second local workshop took place 17 May 2014 at the community garden Querbeet in Leipzig. The oecotrophologist Kirsten Sülzle informed about wild herbs that can be used in cooking. During a walk in the garden and its surroundings she showed different wild herbs and gave recommendations what to consider when harvesting ground-ivy, nettles, ground-elder, …

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May 15

2nd Local Workshop in “Special Education Center” in Livadeia

Our sencond local workshop took place on 15th of May 2014 at "Special Education Center" in Livadeia. All 22 mentally retarded persons participated succesfully in the workshop. In the workshop we prepared air freshener from a collection of herb extract and essential oils.  At the beggining of the workshop we identified the items and demonstrated …

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