Events

An array of workshops and retreats are offered throughout the year. Retreat to Raven’s Crest, a working farm overlooking the Potomac River, to experience inspiring views and a tranquil setting to renew, recharge, and learn while supporting the preservation of farmland. 

SPECIAL: sign up for the Immunity and the Essential Oil workshop bundle (both workshops) by May 1 and get two free essential oils. Enjoy a full day of learning and relaxation and a discount of $25.


Treating Allergies and Building Immunity with Herbal Adaptogens, Essential Oils and & Nourishing Foods

June 18, 2022 9 am – 12 pm Click here for more info and to register

We will discuss tonic herbs and medicinal mushrooms, explore anti-viral essential oils, and seasonal foods that increase our vitality and immunity.   Participants will enjoy a hands-on portion of the class making and sampling immune-enhancing teas and food, exploring essential oils and making their own aromatherapy blends. 

Easing Anxiety & Dispelling the Blues – Get Happy & Inspired with Essential Oils

June 18, 2022 2 pm – 5 pm Click here for more info and to register

Explore which oils are most effective for cognitive enhancement, offer inspiration and motivation, and help ease anxiety and depression in safe, nurturing applications.  Participants will apply their new knowledge of essential oils in a hands-on portion of the class, making their own blends. 

Natural Foraging for Food

May 21, 2022 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

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Join us for a walk through the woods and fields of Ravens Crest and learn how to recognize and harvest foods from their natural habitat.

Writing Retreat

February 20, 2022 3-6 pm – SOLD OUT – next workshop planed summer of 2022

Anyone can write and I promise it is fun! We will learn how to incorporate all senses into your writing and some fun writing prompts to get your creative juices flowing. You will also have plenty of time in the peace and tranquility of Ravens Crest for private writing time. The day will end with gentle feedback for those that want it. All levels are welcome and positive feedback is promised!

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Yeast Roll Workshop

February 27, 2022 3-6 pm – SOLD OUT – next workshop planed summer of 2022

Hands-on workshop where you will learn to make yeast rolls and herbed butter. We will do some taste testing while in the workshop and then you take home at least a half dozen rolls to let your family try what you have made. Class includes all supplies.

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French Bread Workshop

March 20, 2022 3-6 pm – SOLD OUT – next workshop planed summer of 2022

This is a hands-on workshop where you will learn to make French baguettes. We will do some taste testing while in the workshop and then you take home dough ready to make fresh bread at home. Class includes all supplies including a baguette pan you keep.

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More Events to Come

Sofa Pillow Painting, Fossils in the Popes Creek Cliffs, Watercolor Painting … and more! Like our page on Facebook to stay up to date on the latest offerings.

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All retreats and workshops are held in Newburg, MD. Unless noted, they are held rain or shine (unless a rain date is noted). There are no refunds once purchased but you can transfer it to a friend. If the minimum participants is not reached, the workshop will be cancelled at least a week in advance and you will be refunded in full. Once the maximum is reached, then the event will be removed from the page for purchase. After purchase, you will receive details including street address and a pre-retreat questionnaire so we can tailor the experience to the participants and get food and other preferences. We welcome any questions you may have before or after purchase.

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