Organic medicine garden opening in Victoria

Community based garden offers healing herbs and more

The People’s Apothecary officially opens May 5. The medicinal herb garden, an initiative of the Green Tongue Collective, is located at 2549 Quadra St., beside the Vancouver Island School of Art.

The event takes place between 1 and 4 p.m. It includes children’s story-reading, a tincture-making workshop, a tour through the garden and a participatory art installation in the school’s Slide Room Gallery. Free.

Snacks and cool drinks provided. For more information, visit greentonguesapothecary.wordpress.com.