Events, Tours & Classes
Spring 2023 - The Kitchen Herbalist
9-week Medicinal Herb Course
Located At : Four Winds Farm, 3729 N 36th St. Quincy IL
Taught by Deborah Lee, Ph.D. Holistic Health Practitioner
CDPU and CEU credits are available for this course
Textbook<Included>: The Herbal Medicine-Makers Handbook, by James Greene; 384 pages
Hands-on learning with 9 weekly sessions. Class includes:
Make: herbal preparations and take them home.
Gain: valuable tips for disease prevention, first aid and family health.
Learn: safe use of common health-enhancing herbs.
Discover: naturopathic view of “dis-ease” and ways to reverse it.
Enjoy: weekly plant treks in the Four Winds Farm herb garden.
Make and take home: infusions, decoctions, tea and more
Make and take home: fixed oils, salves, lip balms and bath salts
Make and take home: tinctures and master formula
Learn: drying and preserving methods
Learn about: medical and herbal terminology
Learn about: candida fungus and how to address the problem.
Learn about: essential oils; and how use them (make and take)
Learn about: flower essences and make your personal formula
Class times: Wednesday evenings, 6-9PM, beginning in March
OR Thursday mornings, 9AM-Noon, beginning in March
Investment: $500 - 9 classes, large textbook, and student-made wellness kit
Limit: 12 per class Enrollment is on a 1st paid basis.
The Four Winds Farm Agri-Tourism Package
Bus Tours for Adults or Youth ~ Wine & Flowers Ladies Night ~ Youth Birthday Parties ~ And More
Call 217-257-1480 for more information and to book your date.
Enjoy a unique 2-hour adventure with many photo opportunities
Join Master Herbalist, Deborah Lee, for a fun tour of the Illinois-Certified “Herb of the Year Garden
Gain amazing insights about the health-enhancing uses of medicinal & culinary herbs.
Ask questions, sample some tea, and receive helpful study guides /or links for continued use.
Enjoy a casual stroll through Sensory Garden which includes a self-guided scavenger hunt, the 7 Rainbow Pyramid features including:
Wishes Full Filled Pyramid
Peppermint Paddy Tea Garden
Window to the Soil, digging area
Bella Luna Patio
AND More Below:
Visit the U-Pick Flower Market and shop for Deborah’s line of herbal products, herbal travel kits and helpful materials for safely making and using medicinal herbs.
Stroll through the Flower Swirl and Sunflower Maze (if in bloom at the time of your visit).
Stop by the Terripin Farm Market to buy locally grown edible goodies as you gaze out over the vegetable fields which surrounds the market. Shop for local produce and products from pickles to pies.
Pick a bouquet in the cutting-flower gardens to take home (extra charge)
The Gardens are Open from May 1st - October 31st