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SFA Gardens to Host Herbal Seminar
Posted on : July 7, 2014

Join Cindy Hoyt, proprietor of Pineywoods Herb Farm, for a special Herbal Seminar on July 19 from 9 am –noon in the Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Building, 2900 Raguet Street at the SFA Pineywoods Native Plant Center.

Participants will learn about creating infusions using bay leaves and also participate in a hands-on lesson of making compound (herbal flavored) butter. Cindy plans to share her culinary treats with participants, so get ready for the sight, smell and taste of fresh herbs at this delicious seminar.

“We are excited that Cindy is able to take a break from the farm and join us on the SFA Campus for this seminar,” said Elyce Rodewald, SFA Gardens Education Coordinator. “She brings a great knowledge of herbs and a great love for cooking and culinary creations to the table.”

Pineywoods Herb Farm is located in Kennard, Texas where Cindy and her husband Richard use organic and sustainable farming practices to raise herbs. They specialize in culinary, medicinal, and landscape herbs and also offer seasonal vegetable plants, Texas native plants, wildflowers, and plants that attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

Cost for the seminar is $25 for SFA Garden Members and $30 for non-members. To register for the seminar, or for more information, contact the education office at 936-468-1832 or email erodewald@sfasu.edu.

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