12 Days of Herbal Gifts
Adult Enrichment / Special Interest -
Explore 12 different herbal items you can make at home to give the handmade touch to your holiday gift giving. We will try out cooking recipes, beauty items, gourmet edibles and scented objects using all manner of natural herbs and scents. How to package and present your gifts will also be included. Recipes and at least one take home item will be included.
Marcy earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Anthropology with a focus on Native Cultures of the United States. She worked for 20 years as a museum curator and director, but changed direction and took her hobby and turned her personal passion into a full-time endeavor.
Growing herbs began in 1992 for Marcy after taking a class at an herb shop. She then started the Backyard Patch to market her herbs in 1995. Her programs have been listed as a "Best of the Best" in the Northern Illinois Library Association publication. Marcy is also a published author on subjects relating to herbs, both growing and using, and she is a regular contributing author to both The Essential Herbal Magazine and Wisconsin Herbalist.