Herbal Tea Workshop Added to Fall Lineup at Callaway Gardens

Oct 3, 2014



Rachel M. Crumbley | Director of Marketing and Public Relations | Callaway Gardens
Direct: 706-663-5187 | Main:  706-663-6881 or 1-855-421-3120 | Fax: 706-663-5068
Email: rcrumbley@callawaygardens.com
Mailing Address: PO Box 2000, Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2000


Herbal Tea Workshop Added to Fall Lineup at Callaway Gardens

PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (10/03/2014) – Learn about herbs from horticultural therapist Chanchal Cabrera as she presents “Healing and Pleasure Teas from the Garden,” on Saturday, November 8, 2014.

Cabrera will share some of her favorite tea recipes and discuss ways to make pleasure and healing teas. Participants also will learn about growing and drying herbs, blending teas for morning energy or for deeper sleep at night, as well as blending teas for better memory or better digestion.

Bring a lunch or pick up something from the nearby Discovery Café and then taste a variety of tea blends and discover the top 10 plants to grow for teas.

Cabrera is a certified Master Gardener and Horticulture Therapist as well as a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (UK).  She lives on Vancouver Island, British Columbia where she and her husband run Gardens without Borders, a seven-acre botanic garden specializing in food and medicine plants. They grow food for 20 households, culinary herbs for restaurants, and medicinal herbs for her clinic.  They also run therapy gardens for people with disabilities and host internships in organic farming and herbal medicine.

The workshop fee is $35 per person and includes admission to Callaway Gardens, an $18 value.

For a complete listing or to register, visit http://www.callawaygardens.com and enter “workshops” in the search box.  Or, call the Education Department at 1.844.265.7906 or email education@callawaygardens.com.  Enrollment is limited and preregistration is required.  Workshop fees include admission to Callaway Gardens. Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before each workshop begins.  Annual Passholders and Callaway Connection members qualify for special rates.

For overnight accommodations for any of these workshops, ask for the special “workshop rate” starting at $99* in the recently renovated Mountain Creek® Inn at 800.463.6990.

Callaway Gardens®, is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus.  To experience nature at its finest, call 800.463.6990 or visit http://www.callawaygardens.com.


*Cottage, Villa and Vacation Homes are available upon request.  Based on availability, some restrictions apply.  Rate not available for all workshop dates.

About Callaway Gardens
For more than 60 years, Callaway Gardens has provided “a place of relaxation, inspiration and a better understanding of the living world” for millions of visitors.  Owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, Callaway Gardens includes a garden, resort, preserve and residential community on 6,500 acres in Pine Mountain, Ga.  Highlights include a butterfly conservatory, horticultural center, discovery center, chapel, inland beach, nature trails, a zip line/obstacle course and special events throughout the year.

In addition, Callaway Gardens offers nearly 80,000 square feet of meeting space, 689 guest rooms, restaurants, shops, golf, tennis, fishing and more.

Five unique, close-knit residential communities — with custom home sites, lakefront properties and cottages on the golf course — offer an ideal home away from home or full-time residence.

Callaway Gardens is home to a forest preserve which is under conservation easement.  This conserved, sustainably-managed land is used for biological studies and environmental education programs.


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