Urban Herbal Street Party 28th March 12 pm – 3 pm

urban herbal posterJoin our Bakers Avenue neighbours, HornbeamOrganiclea, Hedge Herbs and Forest Recycling Project in celebrating culinary herbs.

Have lunch with a herb twist and take home herbs in upcycled pots, planting tips, recipes, stories on a growing theme and much much more.

To attend the free Herbal Forage Walk with Hedge Herbes and urban forager, Willy Forbes before the street party please email rasheeqa@hedgeherbs.org.uk

£1 entry to the street party includes herb plants and workshops.

Activities already confirmed include:

  • Plant-a-paint-pot and take home Organiclea grown herbs
  • Buy Organiclea fruit and veg plus other produce
  • Join Waltham Forest community herbalist Rasheeqa Ahmad of Hedge Herbs, urban forager Willy Forbes, and Waltham Forest LETS for a spring forage on the Marshes and then gather back here for some favourite springtime plant foods.
  • Make plant labels and instructions from recycled materials
  • Take home ‘how-to’ herb cards on how to grow/use herbs and make interesting planters
  • Make a bouquet garni and share recipes which celebrates herbs
  • Get planter inspiration  – learn how to make or use many different containers to grow stuff
  • Eat the cafe’s herb focused menu (and if you are a volunteer sample free, herby elevenses created by Norman Loves)
  • Info on how to live well for less, including Smart Homes, the Low Cost Living Campaign and much more
  • Storytelling tent on a growing theme by Stowtellers

This event is part of the Cultivate Programme, and runs from 12 pm – 3 pm on 28th March on Bakers Ave, in the cafe and in FRP paint place and yard.

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