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Faith, Family and Friends

No good sustains itself without good outside support. Gilbertie's is celebrating 100 wonder-filled years because of our faith and trust in our good, loving god, our family, our staff, and our customer friends.

We are so incredibly grateful for the love and support which has been showered upon us through all the sunshine, herbs, beggies, and blooms... even though the rain and the weeds. We are most grateful and very, very happy!

Thank you God, thank you family, thank you to the entire gilbertie's staff, and we especially thank you , our incredibly supportive community and friends for continuing to grow with us  for 100 years. God Bless.


Let's make Medicine 

A Medicine making and Herbal plant identification intensive workshop with Naturopathic Physician and professor Dr. Eugene Zampieron and Dr. Ellen Kamhi, The Natural Nurse

Saturday September 17th 11am - 3pm



Saturday September 17  11am - 3pm

Back by popular demand, and one you don't want to miss! Join Dr. Z and Dr. Ellen Kamhi for an exciting herbal identification walk and medicine making workshop. They will take you on an herb walk to identify medicinal and edible plants on Gilbertie's 7 acres, discussing the folklore, chemistry, and traditional uses of herbs. We will then harvest many of the herbs and transform them into a cough syrup, tincture and salve.

All participants will bring home the medicines you make. 

Please bring a small covered jar to take home your tincture in.

Workshop cost is $55 Please sign up in advance at 203.227.4175

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