Making Herbal Cough Syrup

Date: October 1, 2014

Teacher Name and Titles: Jane Hawley Stevens

We will cover the different aspects of an effective cough syrup, how to make a syrup and incorporate the herbs.
Which herbs to choose from and why will be discussed in detail.
Jane will bring various herbs used for coughs to smell and taste, bringing life to this presentation.


Date: September 2, 2015

Teacher Name and Titles: Jane Hawley Stevens

Bitters are one of the five flavors people love to hate. But these plants contain constituents which helps to build immunity, inhibit microbes, protecting against oxidation, reduce inflammation and improve digestion. This class will feature: Wormwood, Mugwort, Gentian, Rue, Celandine, Yarrow and a bit of Absinth from Wollersheim distillery using Jane’s herbs. From the time Jane […]

Herbal Nervines

Date: October 5, 2016

Teacher Name and Titles: Jane Hawley Stevens

Herbal nervines are here to help us through life’s stressors and difficulties. Let’s spend an evening exploring the various herbs that support the nervous system. We will cover tonic, sedative, anti-spasmodic and nerve relaxants. Various teas and tinctures will be served, so be prepared to relax! Jane Hawley Stevens has been working with herbs from propagating […]

Gardening by the Moon’s Cylces (& how these cycles effect all activities)

Date: November 7, 2018

Teacher Name and Titles: Jane Hawley Stevens

From the time Jane Hawley Stevens chose her professional path, it was clear it was with the plant world. For over 30 years she has specialized in herbs. In 1987 Jane started producing herbal products made from herbs she grew on her farm. Certified organic since 1990, she still grows and produces herbal products from the 130 […]

Saving the Planet, One Herb at a Time

Date: April 13, 2020

Teacher Name and Titles: Jane Hawley Stevens

As earth stewards, our dedication to healing plants maintains a culture, tradition and knowledge that benefits both people and the planet. Certain plants resonate more with specific events and periods in life. Jane will discuss some of the herbs that are important for 2020: Elder, Echinacea, Boneset and Red Sage, focusing on how developing a relationship with these plants based on mutuality and respect heals both us and the planet.