Learn about herbs and their medicinal uses!
Herbs have been used for medicinal purposes for millions of years. Katie Clark, owner of Porch Time Herbals, will talk about the medicinal uses of various plants and herbs, easily obtained either by walking out your back door or buying from your local farmers market. Katie will identify herbs that can be used to treat simple illnesses such as colds, flu, stomach distress, bites, stings, infected cuts and poison ivy. She will discuss proper ways to harvest, preserve, and store herbs for medicinal use, including the preparation of oils, tinctures, and salves.