2017 SPEAKER & WORKSHOP SCHEDULE  






The 19th Annual Pennsylvania Herb & Garden Festival
Friday April 7, 2017   11:00am - 5:00pm
& Saturday April 8, 2017   9:00am - 4:00pm

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


Friday, April 7, 2017

11:15  Susanna Reppert-Brill - The Rosemary House
"Herb of the Year 2017 - Cilantro/Coriander"​

12:15  Nadia Sharifi - Owner/Operator myTrimLine
​"Using Culinary Herbs to Create Great Tasting Nutritious Foods"
Nadia and Chef Wes Stepp (Successful Owner and Chef for over 25 years of Red Sky Café located in Duck, NC and new location in Camp Hill, PA) will present a demonstration on how to create nutritious foods to help you maintain your 
Health and Wellness
www.redskycafecamphill.com

1:00 Judy Bono - The Gardener of the Owl Valley
"Create an Air Plant TerrariumWorkshop*

1:30  Sue Morris Sue's Salves 
Aromatherapy:  "The Art of Enhancing Health for the Mind, Body and Spirit"
 Learn Six Tips for Using Essential Oils
Essential oils powerfully enhance positive mental and emotional states,
 and build resistance to pathogens. Learn simple techniques for the use of essential oils in aromatherapy.

2:30 Donna McCafferty - The Tea Can Company
"Tea Benefits for your Health and Wellbeing"
Whether you love the pleasurable taste or are looking for the medicinal benefits, lets talk tea. Relieve insomnia, calm an upset stomach, speed your metabolism and loose that extra water weight. Tea can even help fight viruses and infections.
At this 30 minute talk, you will learn about some simple remedies and medicinal values that may help you every day.

3:00   Lisa Newman - White House Nursery/Fresh Flowers
"Herb Container Garden" Workshop*

3:30  Steven Smith - Lewisberry Gardens
"Tillandsias Air Plants"
Tillandsias Air Plants modern plants for modern life styles. Come and explore these exciting plants that grow and even thrive without any soil, with a vast variety of shapes colors and sizes. Air plants can be grown attached to anything or even nothing at all. Air plants are among the most care free and care forgiving plants on earth.




Saturday, April 8, 2017


9:15  Ninette Jackson, Clinical Aromatherapist - Josiah's Oils LLC
 "The Basics of Safe Essential Oil Usage"
The lecture will cover purity, storage, the best ways to apply topically, diffusing, and the precautions that need to be followed for internal uses. Ninette is the author of the "Essential Oils Use & Safety Guide" (1st and 2nd ed.) Questions about essential oils use will be welcomed following the lecture and the "Essential Oils Use & Safety Guide" will be available for purchase at a discounted price.

10:00  Susanna Reppert-Brill - The Rosemary House
"Herb of the Year 2017 -Cilantro/Coriander"

11:00  Nadia Sharifi - Owner/Operator myTrimLine
​"Using Culinary Herbs to Create Great Tasting Nutritious Foods"
Nadia and Chef Wes Stepp (Successful Owner and Chef for over 25 years of Red Sky Café located in Duck, NC and new location in Camp Hill, PA) will present a demonstration on how to create nutritious foods to help you maintain your 
Health and Wellness
www.redskycafecamphill.com

12:00  Sue Morris - Sue's Salves
​"Plant-Based Healing for Natural Skin Care" 
(Why and how to limit your use of chemicals in beauty care products)
Do you want to save your life and the environment? Learn how plant-based healing can help you do both! 

12:30  Michael Larkin - Michael Larkin Garden Design
"Kokedama:  Moss Planter" Workshop
http://plantman56.blogspot.ca/

1:00  Susanna Reppert-Brill The Rosemary House​
"Tea Blending" Workshop*

2:00  Judy Bono - The Gardener of the Owl Valley
"Create A Tiny Landscape" Workshop*

2:15 Steven Smith - Lewisberry Gardens
"How to Attract Birds to Your Garden"
 Attract more birds to your backyard by using more attractive feeders and various kinds of bird food. We will explore the pros and cons of feeders and bird food on the market today. We will discuss Seed Feeders, Bluebirds, Suets and Suet Feeders, Hummingbirds, and discouraging unwanted birds & squirrels. 

 2:45 Lisa Newman- White House Nursery/Fresh Flowers
"Herb Container Garden" Workshop*









PENNSYLVANIA HERB & GARDEN FESTIVAL

Additional Information regarding the Workshops can be found on the 2017 Workshop Page​