2017-06-15 / About Town

Watson Farm will host walking tour Saturday

An herbalist will lead a walking tour to identify medicinal plants from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 17 at Watson Farm, 455 North Road.

Kristine Minto will discuss the history of herbal plants, their medicinal uses and identification methods during a tour of the 265- acre seaside farm. These plants, which are considered common weeds in gardens, can relieve common ailments. There also will be a workshop for visitors to make and sample herbal infusions.

Admission for the walking tour and workshop is $20. Historic New England members receive a $5 discount. Reservations are required by calling 423-0005.

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