UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties
University of California
UC Master Gardeners of Monterey & Santa Cruz Counties

Making Medicines from the Garden

Date: September 9, 2018

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Contact: Vanessa Ackermann


Location: UC Santa Cruz Hay Barn

Event Details

Making Medicines from the Garden

Early Fall is the height of perennial and annual plant growth in our gardens. With so much biomass gardens are uniquely poised to make a plethora of herbal remedies for the present and future.  

This class will teach gardeners how to make and use many  different herbal preparations for common ailments, including teas, oils, compresses, soaks, steams, baths, tinctures, and liniments. Get ready to be coated in herbs during this fun and empowering class. 

Workshop instructor Darren Huckle is a licensed acupuncturist trained in Western and Chinese herbal medicine. Darren is the founder and owner of Roots of Wellness in Santa Cruz. 

Workshop Cost:
Cost of the workshop is $30 general admission (pre-registered) or $40 (at the door); $20 for Friends of the Farm & Garden members, and certified UC Master Gardeners (pre-registered) or $30 (at the door);  $15 for UCSC students, beginning farmers, and limited-income (pre-registered) or $20 (at the door). Free for life members of the Friends of the Farm & Garden and active Farm & Garden docents.


If you prefer to pre-register for this class by mail (no service charge), please send a check made payable to UC Regents to:

Vanessa Ackermann
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
attn: Citrus workshop

Please include your contact information (phone and email) with your check.

For directions to the Hay Barn on the UC Santa Cruz campus, please see the CASFS website

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