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Shaker Herbs, Roots, Barks, and Lore
Date: Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Subject: Nature Studies
Instructor: Jamie Sparks
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The Shakers were likely interested in herbalism due to a desire to be self-reliant and remain close to the natural world, learning from experience and the Native Americans' wisdom about the native plants around them. Enjoy learning the uses and lore of many of the plants the Shakers used, while also making many wild-harvested and garden-grown products, foods, teas, herbades, and even switchel, a traditional Shaker herbal beverage. No experience required.

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INSTRUCTOR
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DATE
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Spinning
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Putting a "Spin" on Flax - Field to Fiber (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Blacksmithing
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Beginning Blacksmithing - Utilitarian Projects (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Music
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Beginning Autoharp (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Woodturning
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Bountiful Bowls (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
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Shaker Boxes (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Woodworking
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Shaker Boxes (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Book Arts, Paper Art
Sandy Webster
Books That Are All about the Stitch (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Rugs, Weaving
Nanette Davidson
Weaving Shaker Rag Rugs Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Clay
Mary Dashiell
Shaker-inspired Pottery (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Cooking
Karen Becker
Open Hearth Cookery (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Sewing
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Traditional Work Shirt (Shaker Week) Sunday, Nov 4 - Saturday, Nov 10, 2018


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