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Or contact Sarah by phone or mail:

PO Box 261, Fredonia, NY  14063


Fredonia, New York

Medicinal Plants for the Home Garden

Classes & Events

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.

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Medicinal Plants for the Home Garden

EMPact America of NY, 7615 Seneca Street, East Aurora

Whether you have a spacious backyard or a stoop for a few containers, you can enjoy beautiful, easy-to-grow plants with useful medicinal properties. In this class, Community Herbalist Sarah Sorci will introduce you the medicinal properties and safe uses of a few common ornamentals (bee balm, echinacea, catnip, Solomon's Seal, etc.), and share some easy-to-grow medicinal plants you may not have heard of (holy basil, ashwagandha, etc.). Sarah will include tips for cultivation, and preparation after harvest. Each participant will take home their choice of an herb seed packet.

Cost: $10 includes herb seed packet of choice.
Pre-registration required: call 716-435-7873 or visit