From the York County Farmers’ Network:
Potluck Supper Program: Bee-Friendly Medicinal Plants
Anderson Learning Center, Springvale, ME
Tuesday, April 12th at 5:30
Program: Speaker Karen Thurlow-Kimball will talk about bee-friendly plants and their uses as traditional Native American medicines. She’ll teach you which plants help ease a headache or take the itch out of poison ivy, and what to plant to attract more bees and native pollinators. Karen is of Micmac descent and has studied traditional plant medicine of the Wabanaki People. She has taught and assisted in field walks and demonstrations throughout Maine and Canada. She started beekeeping on her farm in 1976 and, today, with Stan Brown, runs Brown’s Bee Farm, consisting of a beekeeping supply store in North Yarmouth and around 50 honeybee hives in Cumberland County.
Potluck Supper: The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a Potluck Supper and social time. In addition to your supper contribution, and in the spirit of resource conservation, if possible, please bring your own plate, cup and utensils. The program will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. Please come!