July 2019-Open to the Public-Secrets of Saffron
THE SECRETS OF SAFFRON
The members of the Western Reserve Herb Society cordially invite the public to an educational program: The Secrets of Saffron presented by Susan Liechty. Saffron is the most expensive and elusive spice in the world. Learn the secrets, history, uses and how to grow this amazing spice. Current research based information provided by the University of Vermont continued study on Growing Saffron in the USA as a secondary crop will also be shared. Recipes and handouts provided.
About our speaker: Susan Liechty is a self-taught herbalist and certified Advanced Master Gardener living in Delaware, Ohio. Formally educated as an Interior Designer, she has molded her training and experience into a new career as a gardener, herbalist and professional speaker.
An Advanced Master Gardener in Delaware County joining in 1995 and a founding member of the Delaware Unit of The Herb Society of America in 1997. She is a Past-President on the Board of Directors of The Herb Society of America and served on the State Advisory Committee for the State of Ohio Master Gardener Association. Completed the Backyard and Local Food Specialization program through the Ohio Master Gardener Association. She has presented speaking engagements in Ohio, Indiana, Vermont, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan for over 20 years. A contributor to Edible Columbus, The Delaware Gazette, and The Herbarist magazine. Her love for all things Italian, travel, food, photography, gardening, herbs, and art only encourage more travel and discovery.
DATE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2019
TIME: 11:00 a. m. – Speaker: Herbalist Susan Liechty
12:00 p. m. – Herbal Buffet provided by our Members
LOCATION: Cleveland Botanical Garden, Woodland Room
11030 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106
COST: $12 for Non-CBG members which includes this program as well as full access to the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Members of CBG and Western Reserve Herb Society are admitted free.
No reservations required. Bring your questions about herbs and perhaps explore membership in our group. Join us after the program for lunch buffet of herbal foods made by our members. For information and any questions, please contact: Beth Schreibman Gehring, [email protected].
Our next educational programs open to the public: October 16, 2019.
Western Reserve Herb Society: Teaching Cleveland about herbs for 77 years
Our Mission: The purposes of the WRHS are to further the knowledge and use of herbs, to contribute the result of the experiences and research of its members to horticulture and science, and to disseminate this information to the public.