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3/22 – 7:00pm
Pudd’nheads: Childhood in Colonial America
co-sponsored by Harwinton Library & Harwinton Historical Society
Harwinton Library, CT

3/25 – 2:00pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
Ashbel Woodward House, Franklin, CT

3/28 – 7:00pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
Woodbridge Town Library, CT

3/30 – 2:00pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
Pomperaug Woods, Southbury, CT

4/10 – 6:30pm
Scents & Sensibility: Herbal Reed Diffusers
Derby Public Library, CT

4/11 – 3:30pm
Medicinal Chocolate Truffles
StoneRidge Retirement Community
Mystic, CT

4/12 – 1:00pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
Old Lyme Senior Center, Lyme, CT

4/12 – 6:30pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
Brainerd Memorial Library, Haddam, CT

4/13 – 12:45pm
Pudd’nheads: Childhood in Colonial New England
Orange Senior Center, Orange, CT

4/13 – 7:00pm
Great-Granny McWilliams’ Spring Tonic
Pomfret Public Library, Pomfret, CT

4/15 – 5:30pm
History is Served! Culinary Antiques Whang (Gluten-Free!)
Use vintage kitchen tools and utensils to prepare a simple, but filling meal:
– Colonial Chicken & Dumplings
– Cherry Cobbler
– Nettle Mullein Tea

As the meal is cooking, Bev Iorio will demonstrate additional “gadgets” from her vast collection of vintage kitchenalia
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

4/18, 4/25, 5/2 – 7:00-9:00pm
Reiki 1 Certification Course
Grounded Holistic Wellness, Woodbury, CT

4/22 – 7:00pm
1770 House Tour & Kombucha Workshop
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

4/23 – 2:00pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
Danbury Museum & Historical Society, CT
(sponsored by DAR Mary Wooster Chapter)

4/28 – 7:00pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
Douglas Library, North Canaan, CT

5/3 – TBD
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
American Association of University Women in Northeastern CT
Ashford, CT

5/11 – TBD
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
DAR Porter-Trumbull Chapter
Watertown, CT

5/15 – 6:30pm
Scents & Sensibility
Wallingford Public Library, Wallingford, CT

5/18 – 7:00pm
1770 House Tour & Kimchi Workshop
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

5/19 – 5:30pm
(5/20 – 5:00pm and 5/21  – 2:00pm – SOLD OUT!)

History is Served! Chicks & Quiche Whang (Gluten Free/Vegetarian)
Gather free-range eggs from the coop and kale from the non-GMO garden! Then, as the quiche cooks, cuddle our yellow balls of fluff and watch the chickens come home to roost.

Enjoy a simple meal prepared with others:
– Spinach/Kale Quiche (crust-free)
– Tossed Salad
– “Raw” Key Lime Pie with Cashew Crust
– Violet Melissa Tea
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

5/23 – 6:30pm
Homemade Body Scrubs Workshop
Hall Memorial Library, Ellington, CT

5/24 – 6:30pm
Pamper Yourself!
Sloatsburg Public Library, Sloatsburg, NY

5/25 – 6:30pm
Homemade Body Scrubs for teens
Meriden Public Library, Meriden CT

6/3 – 6/4
Smudge Sticks Workshop
Herbstalk Conference, Somerville, MA

6/6 – 1:15pm
Pudd’nheads: Childhood in Colonial America
CLIR at UCONN Storrs, Storrs, CT

6/6, 6/13, 6/20 – 7:00-9:00pm
Reiki 2 Certification Course
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

6/8 – 10:00am
It’s Revolutionary! Day Trip Program
Visit from the Elmwood Senior Center
Medicinal Chocolate Truffles Workshop
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

6/9 – 6/11
Grounded Goodwife Getaway Weekend

recharge and grow at the 1770 Woodbury farmhouse

  • Kombucha sampling & workshop
  • Herbal Sleep Pillow workshop
  • Mugwort Smudge Sticks workshop
  • Hopkins Vineyard Wine Tasting
  • Weather permitting: White Memorial Nature Preserve walk
  • 2 “Whang” dinners
  • 2 lunches
  • 2 breakfasts
  • Free time to collect eggs, stroll the herb garden, sip herbal tea, chat

June 9 – 5:00pm-9:00pm
June 10 – 9:00am – 10:00pm
June 11 – 9:00am – 1:00pm

$395 – all inclusive except for lodging

6/14 – 7:00pm
Medicinal Chocolate Truffles

East Lyme Library, Niantic, CT

6/15 – 6:30pm
Scents & Sensibility: Herbal Reed Diffusers
Torrington Library, CT

6/16 – 5:30pm, 6/17 – 5:00pm, 6/18 – 2:00pm
History is Served! “Weed” Whang (Vegetarian/Gluten-Free)
Some see weeds, some see dinner! 

Enjoy a simple, wholesome meal prepared with others:
– Portobellos with Sautéed Wildcrafted Greens and Feta
– Quinoa with Herbs
– Dandelion Banana Bread
– Ehris’ Famous Dandelion Mocha Frappe
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

6/21 – 6:30pm
Pudd’nheads: Childhood in Colonial America
Torrington Historical Society
, Torrington, CT

6/22 – 6:30pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
Jonathan Trumbull Library, Coventry, CT

6/23 – 7:00pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
Nathan Hale Homestead, Coventry, CT

7/6, 7/13, 7/20 – 6:30-8:30pm
Weed Eating!
Foraging and Cooking Connecticut “Weeds”
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

7/15 – 5:00pm
History is Served! Whang
Enjoy a simple, wholesome meal prepared with others:
– Fire Cider Marinated Grilled Chicken
– Tossed Salad with PYO Garden Vegetables/Herbs
– Old-Fashioned Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble
– Pineapple Papaya “Weed” Frappe
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

7/27 – 2:00pm
Herbal Sleep Pillow Workshop for childen/teens
Seymour Public Library, Seymour, CT

7/29 – 9:00-4:00pm
Reiki Master Certification Course
Grounded Holistic Wellness, Woodbury, CT

8/14 – 4:30pm
The Not-So-Good Old Days: Childhood in Colonial New England
Huntington Branch Library
, Shelton, CT

8/18 – 5:30pm, 8/19 – 5:00pm, 8/20 – 2:00pm
History is Served! Totally Tomato Whang (Vegetarian/Gluten-Free)
PYO non-GMO tomatoes and enjoy a simple, wholesome meal prepared with others:
– Herbal Bloody Marys
– Gazpacho with fresh Garden Herbs
– Garlic Bread
– DIY Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

9/8 – 7:00pm
Pudd’nheads: Childhood in Colonial America
Canterbury Historical Society
, Canterbury, CT

9/14 – 7:00pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
New London AAUW, New London, CT

9/16 – 5:00pm
History is Served! Whang (Vegetarian)
Enjoy a simple, wholesome meal prepared with others:
-Potato-Leek Pottage (thick soup)
– “Rye n’ Injun” Bread
– Innkeeper’s Blueberry Cobbler
– Liberty Tea
Grounded Goodwife Farmhouse, Woodbury, CT

9/21 – 7:00pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
Old Colony History Museum, Taunton, MA

9/22 – 6:30pm
Medicinal Chocolate Truffles
Babcock Library, Ashford, CT

9/23 – 1:00pm
Pudd’nheads: Childhood in Colonial America
Stafford Library, Stafford, CT

 11/18 – 11:00am
Fire Cider: the ultimate herbal cold & flu remedy!
Wethersfield Public Library, Wethersfield, CT

3/11 – 2:00pm
The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife
West Hartford Library, West Hartford, CT

August 2018
New England Women’s Herbal Conference
Newfound Lake, New Hampshire

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