The Benefits of “The Simple Herb” Workshop at Pharsalia with Rachel Deddens.10AM to 1:30PM. Pharmacopeia was a knowledge of herbs handed down through the ages. This workshop will be a celebration of historical herbal uses, both culinary and medicinal, through exploration of early cookbook writers such as Eliza Smith, Hannah Glasse, Mary Randolph, Robert Roberts and others. We will bring history to the present by having an opportunity to make our own soap from the recipe, “To Prepare Cosmetic Soap For Washing The Hands” Eliza Smith, The Complete Housewife, 1753. Each participant will leave with a container of Cosmetic Soap. Fee. Catered lunch included. Register in advance. www.pharsaliaevents.com 434-277-5231.