Plant Identification Walk & Regenerative Health Workshop at River City Garden

Program Description: This in-person program, led by Antonia Estela Pérez of Herban Cura, will focus on the growth and use of medicinal plants found in the Northeast, with the goal of building mutually regenerative relationships for our survival. Throughout the event, participants of all ages will have a chance to taste herbs and deepen their awareness of their own body systems, while considering the important role of plants as preventative, accessible, and sustainable medicine. Masks and social distancing will be required. If you are not feeling well, please stay home.

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 26, at 6pm

To register for this program, please email or call 518-828-1792 x101

The River City Garden is located at 59 N. Front St, Hudson, NY 12534

This program is a Library of Local event. Library of Local is a new initiative from Lifeboats HV and the Mid-Hudson Library System that offers library patrons in the Hudson Valley a collection of books, tools, and other resources that foster local self-sufficiency and community resilience.

The River City Garden is an intergenerational and multicultural public garden. Learn more at

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Seeds of Community! A Library of Local Event with K. Greene of Hudson Valley Seed Co.

Program Description: To kick off the openings of the Library of Local seed libraries within our library, the Kingston Library and Mountain Top Library in Tannersville, and to salute the Morton Seed Library in Rhinecliff, renowned seed expert K. Greene will explore the art, beauty and generosity of seeds. Whether you’ve been gardening for years or are contemplating the idea for the first time, this presentation will provide just the inspiration and info you need to start off the planting season.

Date/Time: Saturday, April 24, 3-5pm

Registration: To register for this free virtual event, visit

Those wanting to participate in a tactile seed exercise can pick up a packet of mixed seeds at at our library before the event. Contact us at 518-828-1792 x100 or by email at to schedule an appointment.
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