2018 SPEAKER & WORKSHOP SCHEDULE  

The 20th Annual Pennsylvania Herb & Garden Festival
Friday April 13, 2018   11:00am - 6:00pm
& Saturday April 14, 2018   9:00am - 5:00pm

York Expo Center - UTZ Arena
334 Carlisle Avenue, York, PA  17404 

Friday, April 13, 2018

11:30 - Martha Hoff, Five Points Farm Market and Greenhouse 
"Planting a Wooden Garden Tool Carrier with Succulents Workshop" 
Come have fun and plant succulents in a wooden tool carrier. The owner of a local family greenhouse, Five Points Farm Market and Greenhouse will be teaching the workshop. You will be able to pick from a variety of succulents to plant while learning about caring for these unique plants. All Materials are included in the workshop fee
Cost of the workshop $25.00
Advance Registration is Required  SOLD OUT
Class size is limited
Please contact Five Points Farm Market and Greenhouse 717-528-7897
email:  contact@fivepointsfmg.com

Noon - Linda Shanahan, Barefoot Botanicals
"Hops:  Medicine for our Time"
Hops is one of the more bitter herbs available to us, but it’s complexity is revealed as other flavors and aromatics are combined and brought forward. With the bitterness of hops as a backdrop, follow Linda on a journey through time, exploring the most common herbal tastes in her quest to achieve balance, told through her understanding as a both an herb farmer and herbalist.

​1:00 - Judy Bono, The Gardener of the Owl Valley
"Create a Bee Pollinator House Workshop"
Part art and part habitat for pollinators and beneficial insects - you will build a “hotel” in this workshop. Solitary bees like to nest in hollow stems. Ladybugs like to overwinter in dry materials. Attracting native bees to your garden helps the landscape thrive as they pollinate our flowers and plants.
 All materials are included in the workshop fee​
Cost of the workshop $25.00
Advance Registration is Required   SOLD OUT
Class size is limited
Please contact Judy Bono 717-586-1408
email:  thegardeneroftheowlvalley@comcast.net​

1:30 - Stephanie Jack PhD, Holistic Health Coach & Natural Health Consultant
"Let Food Be Your Medicine and Medicine Your Food" 
Stephanie is a Holistic Nutrition Educator, whose specialty is to tailor clients nutritional needs into their lifestyle for optimum health.  She is a member of The National Association of Nutrition Professionals and Author of the book "Food For Thought" Energizing the Busy Professionals. Stephanie also is a contributing writer for Therapeutic Thymes Magazine.

2:00 - Pam Corsner, Young Living Essential Oils Distributor
 "Create Your Own Health & Beauty Products Using Essential Oils Workshop"
Pam will focus on the generations-old benefits of the use of Essential Oils in our society. With the pressure and stress of modern living, people today need to experience the use of 100% natural Essential Oils to promote less stress, true non-narcotic relief from pain and support of our bones and joints, solutions for digestive ailments and our ability to ward off the colds and viruses which constantly bombard our bodies. 
 Each participant will have the opportunity to make two products using the 100% All Natural Young Living Essential Oils.  The workshop will include making a roller ball with your choice of ingredients/blends and a room spray. 
Pam will also be providing a free itovi scan for those who are signed up at the workshop!
All Materials are included in the workshop fee
Cost of the workshop $25.00
Advance Registration is Required
Class size is limited
Please contact Pam Corsner 717-650-7656
email:  Pam@3monkeysinflatables.com

2:30 - Lisa Baughman, Presenter Global Tea Connection
"The Customs & Cultures of Tea "
Tea is a journey across all cultures and a gateway to the world.
While tasting a cup of tea, have you ever considered the trip it has taken to get to you?
Join Lisa, a life-long tea lover and tea connoisseur, as she takes you along on her world travels to the countries of tea origin. Her discussion is rich
and expansive not only including tea tales, but its history, and all levels of manufacturing from hand processing to machine.​​

3:30 -  Michael Larkin of Michael Larkin Garden Design
"Not Your Ordinary Herb Container Garden"
Michael Larkin is a Garden Designer from Harrisburg.  He often gets requests to design unique containers for clients.  The seminar will include a demonstration creating a unique herb container that includes a variety of herbs as well as colorful non-edibles.  Michael will share container gardening care tips for maintaining long lasting beautiful containers. 

3:30 - Lori Stahl, Bee Bees All Naturals
"Tea and Honey Pairing Workshop"
Lori Stahl of Bee Bees All Naturals
"Tea and Honey Pairing Workshop"
​Join Beekeeper Lori Stahl for a tea and honey pairing. Experience the subtleties and nuances different tea and honey pairings evoke in three different teas. 
Cost of the Tasting $20.00
Advance Registration is Required
Class size is limited​  SOLD OUT
Please contact Lori Stahl 717-859-3200
email:  Lori@beebeesallnaturals.com

4:30 - Pam Corsner, Young Living Essential Oils Distributor
"Using Essential Oils for Health and Wellness"
Pam's talk will focus on the generations-old benefits of the use of Essential Oils in our society. With the pressure and stress of modern living, people today need to experience the use of 100% natural Essential Oils to promote less stress, true non-narcotic relief from pain and support of our bones and joints, solutions for digestive ailments and our ability to ward off the colds and viruses which constantly bombard our bodies.​

5:00 - Patricia Stinchcomb, God Scent Herbs
"Planting Herbs in a Wire Egg Gathering Basket Workshop"
The workshop will include instruction on planting, maintaining and harvesting herbs. Each participant will have the opportunity to select three herb plants. A wire egg gathering basket will be lined with moss and soil formulated for growing herbs. 
This basket will make a great addition to your deck, patio, or porch.  
All materials are included in the workshop fee​
Cost of the workshop $25.00
Advance Registration is Required  SOLD OUT
Class size is limited​
Please contact Patricia Stinchcomb 410-972-1034

Saturday, April 14, 2018

9:30 - Sue Morris, Sue's Salves
"Plant-Based Healing For Natural Skin Care" (and the need for safe cosmetics)
 Plants can safely heal many chronic skin conditions more effectively than commercial skin care products that are laden with toxic chemicals. Sue Morris, founder of Sue's Salves will highlight the benefits of using plants for topical skin conditions and expose the dangers of many commonly used chemicals in beauty products that are toxic yet legal to use as ingredients in personal care products.

10:00 & 11:30 - Michael Larkin of Michael Larkin Garden Design
​"Hypertufa Succulent Container Workshop"​
Each participant will make a 6” hypertufa container
 (a mixture of portland cement peat, and perlite). 
Three small succulents and/or houseplants, a specially made potting soil will also be provided for participants to take home and plant when their hypertufa pot has cured. 
Bring a pair of rubber gloves to be used in class. 
 All Materials are included in the workshop fee
Cost of the workshop $30.00
Advance Registration is Required  SOLD OUT
Class size is limited
Please contact Michael Larkin 717-561-0704
email:  mlgarden@verizon.net

11:00 - Lori Stahl, Bee Bees All Naturals
"Tea and Honey Pairing Workshop"
Lori Stahl of Bee Bees All Naturals
"Tea and Honey Pairing Workshop"
​Join Beekeeper Lori Stahl for a tea and honey pairing. Experience the subtleties and nuances different tea and honey pairings evoke in three different teas. 
Cost of the Tasting $20.00
Advance Registration is Required  SOLD OUT
Class size is limited​
Please contact Lori Stahl 717-859-3200
email:  Lori@beebeesallnaturals.com

Noon - Linda Shanahan, Barefoot Botanicals
"Hops: Medicine for our Time"
Hops is one of the more bitter herbs available to us, but it’s complexity is revealed as other flavors and aromatics are combined and brought forward. With the bitterness of hops as a backdrop, follow Linda on a journey through time, exploring the most common herbal tastes in her quest to achieve balance, told through her understanding as a both an herb farmer and herbalist.

1:00 - Judy Bono, The Gardener of the Owl Valley
"Create a Spring Wreath Workshop"
Just in time for the season, you will create a beautiful wreath using a variety of preserved flowers, foliage, birds and eggs as you customize to your spring decor. You will use a willow wreath base and all materials are provided. Join us with your friends to kick off the spring season. 
 All materials are included in the workshop fee​
Cost of the workshop $20.00
Advance Registration is Required    SOLD OUT
Class size is limited
Please contact Judy Bono 717-586-1408
email:  thegardeneroftheowlvalley@comcast.net

1:30 - Wendy Jochems, Hope Hill Lavender Farm
"All About Lavender​"
Wendy and Troy Jochems own and operate Hope Hill Lavender Farm located in Schuylkill County. Wendy will be speaking on how they harvest and maintain their lavender fields. On their farm, they propagate their own plants. She will discuss some of the different cultivars they are growing currently. She will be also sharing the look of several of these cultivars in dry material bouquets and sachets. So see and smell what they look like. She and her husband distill for lavender essential oil. The artisan lavender oil is used to produce their soaps, lotions, candles and other high quality natural products. She will also speak on harvesting lavender for dried material which will touch on the culinary use of lavender. This is a product they also produce on their farm. So, see what the look, smell and taste of lavender is all about at Hope Hill.​

​2:00 - Judy Bono, The Gardener of the Owl Valley
"Create a Bee Pollinator House Workshop"
Part art and part habitat for pollinators and beneficial insects - you will build a “hotel” in this workshop. Solitary bees like to nest in hollow stems. Ladybugs like to overwinter in dry materials. Attracting native bees to your garden helps the landscape thrive as they pollinate our flowers and plants.
 All materials are included in the workshop fee​
Cost of the workshop $25.00
Advance Registration is Required   SOLD OUT
Class size is limited
Please contact Judy Bono 717-586-1408
email:  thegardeneroftheowlvalley@comcast.net​

2:30 - Stephanie Jack PhD, Holistic Health Coach & Natural Health Consultant
"Let Food Be Your Medicine and Medicine Your Food"
Stephanie is a Holistic Nutrition Educator, whose specialty is to tailor clients nutritional needs into their lifestyle for optimum health. She is a member of The National Association of Nutrition Professionals and Author of the book "Food For Thought" Energizing the Busy Professionals. Stephanie also is a contributing writer for Therapeutic Thymes Magazine.

3:00 - Pam Corsner, Young Living Essential Oils ​Distributor
 "Create Your Own Health & Beauty Products Using Essential Oils Workshop"
​Pam will focus on the generations-old benefits of the use of Essential Oils in our society. With the pressure and stress of modern living, people today need to experience the use of 100% natural Essential Oils to promote less stress, true non-narcotic relief from pain and support of our bones and joints, solutions for digestive ailments and our ability to ward off the colds and viruses which constantly bombard our bodies. 
 Each participant will have the opportunity to make two products using the 100% All Natural Young Living Essential Oils.  The workshop will include making a roller ball with your choice of ingredients/blends and a room spray. 
Pam will also be providing a free itovi scan for those who are signed up at the workshop!
All Materials are included in the workshop fee
Cost of the workshop $25.00
Advance Registration is Required
Class size is limited
Please contact Pam Corsner 717-650-7656
email:  Pam@3monkeysinflatables.com

3:30 - Lisa Baughman, Presenter Global Tea Connection
"The Customs & Cultures of Tea"
Tea is a journey across all cultures and a gateway to the world.
While tasting a cup of tea, have you ever considered the trip it has taken to get to you?
Join Lisa, a life-long tea lover and tea connoisseur, as she takes you along on her world travels to the countries of tea origin. Her discussion is rich
and expansive not only including tea tales, but its history, and all levels of manufacturing from hand processing to machine.​​

4:00 - Patricia Stinchcomb, God Scent Herbs​
​"Planting Herbs in a Wire Egg Gathering Basket Workshop"
The workshop will include instruction on planting, maintaining and harvesting herbs. Each participant will have the opportunity to select three herb plants. A wire egg gathering basket will be lined with moss and soil formulated for growing herbs. 
This basket will make a great addition to your deck, patio, or porch.  
All materials are included in the workshop fee​
Cost of the workshop $25.00
Advance Registration is Required  SOLD OUT
Class size is limited​
Please contact Patricia Stinchcomb 410-972-1034





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