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Medicinal herbalists coming to Quarryhill Quarryhill Botanical Garden

Sunday October 19th - 10:00am

Peggy Schafer of the Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm, author and leader in the field of medicinal herb cultivation, along with Sondra Beam, herbalist at Crane West Herb Pharmacy, will lead a walk at Quarryhill Botanical Garden on Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon, highlighting the many medicinal plants located throughout the property.

Schafer is a long-time herb grower and teacher in West Sonoma County, who published a one-of-a-kind cultivation guide in 2011 titled The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivatorís Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production. In her book, Schafer presents invaluable information on how to produce high-quality, efficacious herbs in all climates of the United States, grown and harvested according to classical Chinese tradition.

Both Schafer and Beam share a common goal Ė to grow the highest quality herbs with the best medicinal value possible to promote good health. Donít miss this rare opportunity to learn about the many potential health benefits of Chinese herbs, and get tips on how to grow your own herb garden.

Cost: $10 members, $15 non-members. †Space is limited, so call 996-3166 today. Quarryhill is located at 12841 Sonoma Hwy., Glen Ellen. For more information, visit