Healing Traditions in Acadiana: Using Herbs for Cooking and Healing
Healing Traditions in Acadiana is a quarterly lecture series with the Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners that serves as an introduction to the general public about the healing traditions of the Cajun and Creole peoples of the area as well as the need to preserve medicinal plants, and the knowledge of their uses. This event is free and open to the public, but donations are encouraged.
This quarter's lecture will be a fascinating and fun overview of using herbs for cooking and healing with Diane Queen.
ABOUT DIANE QUEEN
Diane Queen is a traditional herbalist. Practicing the old ways of herbalism using whole plants. She has been working with the plants & their energies for over 30 years. She has had herbal shops for over 15 years, & after closing them, now spends most of her time in her garden working with the plants. Diane will take you on an enchanting journey of the plant kingdom. Combining the history of herbs & their uses, she’ll show you how you can incorporate them into your life by using them in cooking & healing. Nature has always been our ally, learn how to work with nature for our physical, emotional & spiritual well being. Leave understanding why our connection with the plant kingdom is so important to our very survival today.