Because of interest in this lecture, we have changed the venue.  It will be at Story & Song, second floor.  Same time and date.  Masks and social distancing will be observed.

Plants, Spaniards, Indians, and Migrants – The Tradition of Southern Folk Medicine


This class explains the origin of local folk medicine starting with the Spaniards and Indigenous people and then goes on to relate what the instructor’s research of local customs has discovered.  The class concludes by asking the participants for folk medicine traditions that may have been practiced in their families.

Instructor:  Marge Powell has been an herbalist for over 30 years.  Her interests span the culinary, the medicinal, and body care, as well as growing herbs. and the International Herb Association Foundation. She is currently a board member of the West Nassau Historical Society, the International Herb Association (IHA), and the IHA Foundation.  In addition, she is chair of Nassau County’s Council for the Arts and Culture.

Location:  St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.  Masking and social distancing will be observed.  The class size is limited to 9.

Day and Time:  November 19, 10:30 am — Noon

Fee:  $10

Materials to be Purchased:  None