The sixth annual Herb Day takes place Saturday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Farm Centre in Charlottetown.
It’s an opportunity to get healthy starter plants from local and organic farmers.
People will also be able to purchase or swap seeds, sharpen and oil garden tools, find out about Charlottetown’s new food charter, browse through the marketplace, tour the Legacy Community Garden, pick up some compost and take in some of the ongoing workshops.
Admission is free. There will be children’s activities, and lunch will be available for purchase by My Plum My Duck while music will be provided by David Woodside.
The following workshops will be offered:
- 10-11 a.m. – how community supported agriculture improves the food system;
- 11 a.m.-noon – incorporating herbs into a daily routine;
- Noon-1 p.m. – garden tour and how to make fire cider and elderberry syrup;
- 1-2 p.m. – permascaping/edible landscaping and fairy gardens for kids to make and take home.