Herbal workshop recalls frontier life in Knox County

Herbal workshop recalls frontier life in Knox County

Posted:

KNOXVILLE (AP) - A look at how frontier folks relied on herbal medicine will be presented May 11 at Marble Springs in Knox County.

The farm is also known as the John Sevier Home and is where Tennessee's first governor lived.

Jim Buckenmyer will lead a hands-on workshop at the Marble Springs State Historical Site. Buckenmyer will demonstrate the medicinal and culinary uses of various herbs common on the frontier.

The registration cutoff is May 8 and the event will be limited to 20 participants.

Registration is by email to marblesprings@gmail.com or by calling (865) 573-5508.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

1306 N. Broadway NE Knoxville,
Tennessee 37917

Telephone: 865.637.NEWS(6397)
Fax: 865.525.4091
Email: newsroom@wate.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Young Broadcasting of Knoxville, Inc. A Media General Company.