Use the form to the right to email Sarah Sorci,                                                  Sweet Flag Community Herbalist.

Or contact Sarah by phone or mail:

PO Box 261, Fredonia, NY  14063


Fredonia, New York

Medicinal Plants: Stories and Traditions

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.

photo credit: Jessica Cunningham Photography 

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Medicinal Plants: Stories and Traditions

  • Greystone Nature Preserve 8531 Bear Lake Rd Fredonia, NY 14063 (map)

Suggested donation: $6. All proceeds go to Greystone Nature Preserve

It's easy to overlook local wild plants as we tend our vegetable and ornamental flower gardens. However, many of these "weeds" in our lawns, ditches, and forest edges carry a rich history of relationship with people as we used them for food, medicine and more. In this leisurely plant walk, Community Herbalist Sarah Sorci will tell stories about the history and traditional uses of wild edible and medicinal plants found at Greystone Nature Preserve. Sarah will incorporate tales and uses from First Peoples, Europe, early America and Asia. If weather is poor, the program will take place indoors at Greystone. Bring adequate sun protection, water, and a notebook if desired.

*Please pre-register if possible by contacting Sarah: 716-997-2007 or