Compost Medicine

Sunday, May 15, 2010

3:00 to 4:00 pm

Learn to get the most out of your food before it hits the compost bin as we prepare delicious and healing preparations from food scraps in this hands-on demo.

If you’d like to follow along and make your own preparation, please bring the following materials: 1 small-medium wide-mouth glass jar for each preparation (ball jars or recycled jars); raw honey and dried citrus peels (for preparations #1); apple cider vinegar and shitake mushrooom stems (for preparation #2); apple cider vinegar and rinsed, dried eggshell [try to leave inner membranes in tact] (for preparation #3).

Kristy will also talk briefly about the medicine of the plants already growing in the garden as well as those endangered plants she will be seeding in the garden that afternoon.

About Kristy: 
The oldest of 5 girls, herbalist Kristy Bredin has enjoyed caring for and nurturing others for a long time. She has an undergraduate degree in music and English from Moravian College, but has been studying various modes of health and healing, initially inspired through her yoga practice and work with Community Supported Agriculture and other local natural food groups for many years. She is a Native American and European-influenced herbalist apprenticing with Robin Rose Bennett, and she has also studied with herbalists such as Margi Flint and Matt Wood. Kristy graduated from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2009. In her herbal medicine practice she helps support clients in healing and spiritual growth through food and plant spirit medicine. Please call 347-425-1548 to schedule a consultation.

About compostforbrooklyn

Compost for Brooklyn empowers city residents to sustainably reduce waste and cultivate healthy urban ecosystems.
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