Interested in learning a little bit more about what Grand Oak Herb Farm does? Here you can see the past events for the year and read through this library of our class or tea event descriptions. We hope this gives you a better idea of what we do and the type of events we offer. If you are planning a tea event for a special occasion or just as a gathering of friends, we would be more than happy to plan something unique or integrate meal ideas from our own special events.
April 24th Noon Guide to the Beginner’s Apothecary Garden
Modern society is seeking more natural remedies and staying away from chemicals and artificial ingredients. We will be studying 11 very common medicinal/culinary herbs and their uses that can be grown in your own garden. You will be making an infused oil and a tincture to take home. A light luncheon will be provided if we are allowed to serve food at that time.
May 1st 11:30 AM Potager ( po.ta.je) Container Garden
Often referred to as a natural garden. Initially developed by French Monks during the 16th century. The French Potager garden is designed with beauty in mind and every element to be edible and beautiful. Vegetables, herbs, fruit, edible flowers and edible shrubs, like Rosa Rugosa were used in the garden. Flowers used were edible pollinators. Vegetables were the main point. Color is important when designing the garden. As an example edible calendula, violas, sunflowers, blue corn flowers, nasturtium, rosa rugosa, lilac and other edible blossoms.Today we are creating a mini potager garden in a large pot. Pot, soil, and plants provided.
May 8th 1PM Mothers Day “ Hat Tea”, An Affair to Remember
Wear your favorite hat. If you can’t find a hat, we will have a few cleaned and sanitized for you to wear for Tea. This will be an Afternoon Tea with delicious tea sandwiches, savories and desserts. Each person attending will receive a gift bag and a Victorian tussie-mussie. The tussie-mussie was made with flowers and herbs that in the language of flowers expresses love and devotion.