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Or contact Sarah by phone or mail:

PO Box 261, Fredonia, NY  14063


Fredonia, New York

Making Elderberry Rosehips Syrup

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Educational workshops are the bread and butter of Sweet Flag Herbs. In western New York, there is an abundance of medicinal and edible plants growing in every lawn, sidewalk crack, and wooded area. Sarah offers workshops about identifying, sustainably harvesting/cultivating, and making concoctions with these plants.

Sarah has experience offering programming for individuals of all ages and ability levels, including differently-abled individuals. If you are interested in scheduling an event or would like more info, visit the Contact Page to get in touch.

photo credit: Jessica Cunningham Photography 

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Making Elderberry Rosehips Syrup

Sunday April 2nd    1:00 – 2:30 pm
Be Healthy Institute, 40 Main St, Hamburg 

Elderberry is a locally abundant herb, traditionally used for its immune boosting properties. Research has confirmed its antiviral nature and effectiveness in preventing and treating cold and flu. In this workshop, Community Herbalist Sarah Sorci will discuss identification, harvest, properties, and use of elderberries for syrup. Prepare and take home your own bottle, made with local raw honey and rosehips. Elderberry is safe for both children and adults. 
To register and for more info, visit the Be Healthy Institute website.   
Cost is $39 per person, including supplies, samples and educational handouts. 

photo credit: Elder (Sambucus nigra).

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Buffalo's Backyard Remedies