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Herbal Cooking School
All classes are for guests of Long Mountain Lodge only. All classes are conducted from 3:00pm till 4:30pm Monday through Thursday by Cindi Vernon, who has 20 plus years of experience in medicinal herbs, culinary herbs, growing native and common herbs. Cost is $35 per person or $60 per couple plus the cost of your selected lodging. Each class will collect herbs and wild flowers from our 16 acres and then move the lodge kitchen to learn how to incorporate them into very special dishes and beverages. All sessions require a one-week advance reservation & payment for the class. You can call Cindi at (706) 864-9805 to ask any questions about these classes and learn about her Moving in Nature’s Energy Retreats for couples and small groups. If you have questions about the lodge or our vacation rentals, please call us at (706) 865-2337. If you have already made your lodging reservation and want to add on one of these classes, please call the lodge.
COOKING IN THE WILD – Offered June, July & August: Hands-on learn how to use exotic flavors to enhance your cooking! All-natural beverages, herbals dips & spreads as well as herbals paired with fruits & salads. Walk with Cindi through our gardens to choose herbs to create your own blends.
HERBAL HARVEST – Offered August & September: fun class to learn what to do with the abundance of our veggie & herbal harvest – herb vinegar, herbal jellies, herbal wines, spreads & soups to freeze and much more.
HERBAL TEAS & HERBAL TREES WALK – Offered September, October & November: learn the benefits of herbal teas and how to make them from herbs you grow or found in the wild. The walk will introduce you to herbal trees and Cindi is a fountain of info on their folklore and their medicinal uses.
Walk with Cindi Vernon though our gardens and paths to gather herbs and wild flowers for the class
Cooking class in the lodge kitchen
Monday - Thursdays from 3:00 pm to ~ 4:30 pm
$30 per person (one week advance reservation & payment for the class)
Plus the cost of your selected lodging at the B and B, Tree Top Room or the Waterfall Cottage at Cane Creek Falls