News Release 353

Herbalism program offered Oct. 20 at Dillard Mill State Historic Site

Volume 39-353 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., OCT. 11, 2011 -- Learn about the history of herbalism in the Ozarks on Oct. 20 at Dillard Mill State Historic Site in Dillard. Local herbalist Colleen Smith will present the program at 4:30 p.m. and the public is invited to attend.
Smith will discuss the history of herbalism in the Ozarks and whole health healing. She will provide information on the top five herbs in Ozarks and how to grow and prepare different herbs. Participants will have the opportunity to make ginseng energy balls.
The two-hour program is free and is limited to 25 people. Participants are encouraged to register at least two weeks in advance by calling Dillard Mill State Historic Site at 573-244-3120.
Dillard Mill State Historic Site is located five miles west of Viburnum and one mile south of Dillard off Highway 49 in Crawford County. For more information, call the site at 573-244-3120 or the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800-376-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about Missouri state parks and historic site, visit mostateparks.com.

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