2021 SPEAKER SCHEDULE  

The 22nd Annual Pennsylvania Herb & Garden Festival
Friday April 16, 2021  11:00am - 5:00pm
& Saturday April 17, 2021   9:00am - 4:00pm

York Expo Center - Memorial Hall
334 Carlisle Avenue, York, PA  17404 

Friday, April 16, 2021

11:30 - Caren White
Master Gardener, Member of The Herb Society of America Delaware Unit
"2021 Herb of the Year"

12:30 - Denise Schreiber FEATURED SPEAKER 
Horticulturist, Freelance Writer and Radio Host
"Culinary Use of Edible Flowers"

1:30 - Linda Shanahan
Owner of Barefoot Botanicals
Barefoot Botanicals is a certified organic herb farm located in Doylestown, PA. Their farm provides culinary and medicinal herbs to Commercial Medicine Makers, Craft Breweries & Distilleries, Restaurants, Bars, and Herb Shops.
"Herbals Extracts"
People have used vinegar and alcohol to extract and preserve herbal medicines for thousands of years in many parts of the world. Making your own herbal extracts is a pleasurable and cost effective way to fill your apothecary with high quality herbal medicine. Linda will share some of the basics of choosing your extracting liquid (menstruum) and will demonstrate the steps that she uses to make tinctures with both fresh and dried herbs at her herb farm in Doylestown, PA.

2:30 - Sue Morris
Sue Morris owner of "Sue’s Salves" 
"The Double Life of Culinary Herbs"
Common and easy to grow culinary herbs are among the most beneficial plants to grow in our gardens as kitchen herbs, but did you know they lead a double life? This talk focuses on which herbs also have many health benefits thanks to their aromatic properties. Find out how culinary herbs also enhance the immune system, regulate digestion, and energize us mentally and physically, while increasing the appetizing effects of eating good food.

3:30 - Joseph Kiefer
Triple Oaks Nursery & Herb Garden
"Pollinator Host Plants"
Slide show talk featuring the most popular pollinator host plants that will attract pollinators to your garden.  If you plant them, they will come!  Presentation will include beautiful blooming plants that you can easily grow to attract many different pollinators.​  


Saturday, April 17, 2021

10:30 - Caren White
Master Gardener, Member of The Herb Society of America Delaware Unit
"2020 Herb of the Year"

11:30 - Denise Schreiber FEATURED SPEAKER
Horticulturist, Freelance Writer and Radio Host
"Culinary Use of Edible Flowers"

1​2:30 - Joseph Kiefer
Triple Oaks Nursery & Herb Garden
"Flowering Plants in my Garden"
Joe will present ​a colorful slide show of some of the new and unusual plants as well as some old time favorites in the Triple Oak display gardens. Presentation will include Trees, Shrubs, Perennials and combination plantings to compliment them.

​1:30 - Linda Shanahan
Owner of Barefoot Botanicals
Barefoot Botanicals is a certified organic herb farm located in Doylestown, PA. Their farm provides culinary and medicinal herbs to Commercial Medicine Makers, Craft Breweries & Distilleries, Restaurants, Bars, and Herb Shops.
"Herbals Extracts"
People have used vinegar and alcohol to extract and preserve herbal medicines for thousands of years in many parts of the world. Making your own herbal extracts is a pleasurable and cost effective way to fill your apothecary with high quality herbal medicine. Linda will share some of the basics of choosing your extracting liquid (menstruum) and will demonstrate the steps that she uses to make tinctures with both fresh and dried herbs at her herb farm in Doylestown, PA.

2:30 - Sue Morris
Sue Morris owner of "Sue’s Salves" 
"The Double Life of Culinary Herbs"
Common and easy to grow culinary herbs are among the most beneficial plants to grow in our gardens as kitchen herbs, but did you know they lead a double life? This talk focuses on which herbs also have many health benefits thanks to their aromatic properties. Find out how culinary herbs also enhance the immune system, regulate digestion, and energize us mentally and physically, while increasing the appetizing effects of eating good food.

PENNSYLVANIA HERB & GARDEN FESTIVAL