The Essex Calendar is the quickest and easiest way to discover what’s happening in and around Essex, NY. In addition to the calendar view, you can view a list of upcoming events and add an event. (Lost your password?)

NOTICE In light of the COVID-19 many events in the country and our community are being canceled or postponed. We will do our best to update events, but we recommend you double-check with the venue/event organizer to confirm scheduled events are taking place before attending.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Home Apothecary Workshops: Tonics, Elixirs & Teas

Recurring event see all

July 30 @ 11:00 am 12:30 pm

In this three-class series, learn the basic tools and skills needed to build your home apothecary, based on personal preference with the support of folk methods of medicine. Additional classes in Balms and Salves (July 30), and Tinctures and Floral Waters (August 27). Take one, two or all three classes.

In the Tonics, Elixirs, and Teas class, we’ll discuss the process of building tonics, health elixirs and mixing teas appropriate for you and your family. Complete instruction in the use of appropriate plant matter, building the right mixtures for common ailments, and a basic herb list for personal use will be presented. Participants will mix a personal tea blend on site for home use. Please bring a suitable container with lid, and pen/paper. Information packets will also be supplied.

Saturday, June 25 from 11am-12:30pm.
Ages 13+

Class fee including materials: $35; all three classes, $75.


Instructor: Nichole Gerding, is a farmer, creator, journal-keeper, and teacher who operates Thankful Sage Farm School. You can read all about her on her website. Thankful Sage products (soaps, candles, personal care and more) are available at Kit+Syl Studio Store at Whitcomb’s.


July 30
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Event Categories:
Event Tags:


Whallonsburg Grange Hall
(518) 963-4170
View Organizer Website
1598 NYS Route 22
Essex, NY 12936 United States
+ Google Map

Reader Interactions

Leave a Reply

Thank you for using the Essex Calendar. Please share this community resource with your friends! And don’t forget to subscribe to the Essex blog. We’ll email you a daily (or weekly) digest with current Essex blog posts, upcoming community events and more.