Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Herb and Garden Faire: Landis Valley, PA

The annual herb faire is being held this weekend, May 8th and 9th at the Landis Valley Museum, a PA state museum that honors farming and community, near Lancaster, PA. In addition to a great variety of vendors, plants, and herb merchandise, there are Lecture and Demo Tents this year where featured speakers will present a nice variety of herb programs, free to those attending the faire. We're happy to share this schedule with you. For additional information about the faire, please visit their website.

Lecture Tent ~ Friday ~ May 8, 2009
NOON What are Heirloom Seeds? – Heirloom Seed Foundation
1 P.M. Wild Foods – Free, Tasty and Fun by Tina Sams, The Essential Herbal
2 P.M. Herb Gardening Basics – Susanna Reppert, The Rosemary House
3 P.M Barn Stars – A unique look at farming architecture – Fred Will, Sugar Grove Herbs

Demo Tent ~ Friday ~ May 8, 2009
12:30 The Art of Creating Medicinal Tinctures – Susanna Reppert, The Rosemary House
1:30 Preparing a proper Pot of Tea – Barbara Will, Sugar Grove Herbs
2:30 Salves and Balms you can make yourself – Tina Sams, The Essential Herbal
3:30 Hands on – Make and Take your own culinary Bouquet Garni

Lecture Tent ~ Saturday ~ May 9, 2009
11 A.M A Look at the Landis Valley Herb Garden with Sarah Campbell, Herbs of the Labyrinth
NOON Creating a Sustainable Back Yard–Homegrown Edible Landscaping Company, Natasha Herr and Wilson Alvarez
1 P.M Growing Mushrooms - Brushwood Farm – Diane Wiest
2 P.M Medicinal Herbs you can grow – Maureen Rogers, www.Herbal Net.com
3 P.M Wild Foods – Free, Tasty and Fun - Tina Sams, The Essential Herbal

Demo Tent ~ Saturday ~ May 9, 2009
11:30 What are the Ingredients in Soap – Maryanne Schwartz, Torchsong Studio
12:30 Create your own Incense – Tina Sams, The Essential Herbal
1:30 Potpourri as easy as 1-2-3 – Susanna Reppert, The Rosemary House
2:30 Blending Herbal Tisanes – Barbara Will, Sugar Grove Herbs
3:30 Hands-on - Make and Take your own culinary Bouquet Garni

Hope to see you there! Stop by our booth and say 'hello' to Susanna!

1 comment:

lemonverbenalady said...

I wish I lived closer! Boo Hoo!