Workshop on herbs Sunday in Esperance

ESPERANCE — Betty Fikes Pillsbury of Green Spiral Herbsill will lead a workshop on herbs and the making of dream pouches on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Schoharie River Center, 2025 Burtonville Road.

Pillsbury is an herbalist who makes her own line of herbal products, as well as many products under the Beekman 1802 label for The Fabulous Beekman Boys. She is a contributor to “Mother Earth News Herbal Living.” Green Spiral Herbs is a certified United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary.

For centuries, herbalists have used herbs to soothe and to promote restful sleep. Participants will learn about herbs and their uses and make their own herbal blend.

The workshop will be $10 for Schoharie River Center members and $15 for non-members. A $5 materials fee will be charged.

Schoharie River Center is a regional environmental and cultural center that encourages environmental and cultural stewardship. For more information, call John McKeeby, executive director, at (518) 875-6230.

By Kerry Minor

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