06/22/18 10:00am
SUSAN CAREY DEMPSEY PHOTOS Ms. Petter’s hand crafted herbal tinctures, salves and elixers.

SUSAN CAREY DEMPSEY PHOTOS
Ms. Petter’s hand crafted herbal tinctures, salves and elixers.

At the edge of Sylvester Manor’s farmland, herbalist Dawn Petter led students on a nature walk on Saturday to find yarrow and mugwort, among other common native and invasive plants found in Northeast woodlands and meadows.

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06/11/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTOS Wild weeds tranform into sun tea.

COURTESY PHOTOS | Wild weeds become tea.

With a passion and vast knowledge of herbs and a prolific career in design, herbalist Dawn Petter teaches classes about the art of plant-based healing. Her classes are imaginative and accessible and are taught to encourage students to use herbal medicine in their daily lives.

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