For a full list of programs I can do for your organization see our Program Listings.
May 4 & 5 (Friday and Saturday) 8 AM to 3 PM - Garden Club of Villa Park Plant Sale and Homemade Fair ~ 320 E Wildwood Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181
Find the perfect selection of live herbs, vegetables and Native and Pollinator Plants for your garden among the knowledgeable members of the Garden Club and visit homemade product vendors from the local area.
July 8 (Sunday) 9 AM to 4 PM - Garden Walk and Unique Boutique Wilder Park, Prospect Ave Elmhurst, IL 60126
A variety of garden themed vendors including Backyard Patch Herbs which you can enjoy and browse between enjoying a variety of gardens in Elmhurst. Sponsored by the Elmhurst Garden Club.
April 10 - 7 PM to 9 PM Green Clean - District 128 - (Vernon Hills) Community Ed ~
Learn and make cleaning solutions without strong chemical favoring the germ-fighting properties of herbs, Steps will be demonstrated recipes and sample to take home. Dist 128 CommED (You do not have to be a resident of the district to participate, just search under instructor for my name Marcy Lautanen-Raleigh and you will find all my classes.)
April 11 - Pleasant Dale Garden Club, Burr Ridge - Body Beautiful
June 21 7 PM to 9 PM Herbal Mocktails - Green Hills Public Library
10331 Interlochen Dr., Palos Hills, IL 60465
My newest program, this version will feature non-alcoholic version of tasty cocktails made with herbs. We will discuss techniques for transferring the flavor of herbs into beverages for all ages - recipes included.
July 10 - North Garden Club - Chicago Botanic Gardens
September 20 - Irving Park Garden Club, Chicago - Herbal Gourmet