Intro to Permaculture/ Farm Tour & Herb Walk June


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Join Joanna Mann as we walk around the farm looking at wild or easy to grow medicinal herbs, discussing the basics of herbalism, and how to utilize our plant allies. Then stay for an Intro to permaculure and farm tour!

At Walden Farms we engage in a type of regenerative farming known as permaculture in which we believe in the intelligence of natural systems and thus try to mimic the way in which ecosystems grow.  We see ourselves as the conductor, choosing which plants will come together to create the symphony of our land.  Permaculture farms don’t look like what one may expect a farm to look like, but we love to share what we do with the public in hopes it will inspire!

Join us for an indoor presentation on the basics of permaculture followed by a tour explaining how we implement these practices on our farm, after which we will have catering available from our friends at Sorelle along with drinks from Walden Farmacy available for purchase.  Bring a blanket or chair to sit on, or feel free to take food and drink to go if need be!

At Walden Farmacy- 290 Porter Rd SE, Bessemer.
Registration/ Arrival 9
Herb Walk 9:15-10:15
Intro to Permaculture & Farm tour 10:30-12
Tea Party 12:00-1:00

Food orders must be placed by 6/20/23
Options for meals include:

Pork tenderloin sandwich ($15.40) Continental Bakery slider buns, chili fig aioli, baby spinach


Grilled Veggie Sandwich ($15.40) focacia, hummus, portobello, zucchini, squash, and baby spinach

either comes with a choice of a side:

Green salad- baby spinach, cucumber, green grape, goat cheese, currant, toasted almond, & basil green Goddess


Fruit Salad- seasonal fruit with Honey and Lime


Green Salad with Chicken ($16.50) for a GF entree. Grilled chicken with baby spinach, cucumber, green grape, goat cheese, currant, toasted almond, & basil green goddess

Additional information

Tickets & Meals

Family Ticket farm tour, Single ticket farm tour, Single ticket Pressure Canning, Family ticket Pressure Canning, Pork Sandwich + Green Salad, Pork Sandwich + Fruit Salad, Veggie Sandwich + Green Salad, Veggie Sandwich + Fruit Salad, Green Salad Chicken

Event Details

Date: June 25, 2023

Start time: 09:00 a.m.

End time: 01:00 p.m.

Venue: Walden Farms

Directions: 290 Porter Rd SE Bessemer, Al 35022

Phone: 205-382-4283