July-Programs Outreach-Secrets of Saffron-Open to the Public Talk


The members of the Western Reserve Herb Society cordially invite the public to a free educational program on July 17th at 11:00 AM:

The Secrets of Saffron by Herbalist, 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.

Details given to the public via our website, Facebook and flyers to the members.

Entrance: Your regular gate admission of $12 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, speakers@westernreserveherbsociety.org

Next educational programs open to the public: October 16, 2019. Check our website for details. www.westernreserveherbsociety.org


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