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All Things Appalachia speaker series – Appalachian Folk Medicine
January 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Appalachian Folk Medicine
January 4, 2024
Learn about the plants used for food and medicine by early inhabitants of the Southern Appalachian mountains with Certified Traditional Herbalist Laura Sperry. Sperry will discuss the origins and influences, historical changes in approaches to medicine, and highlight several traditionally used plants.
All Things Appalachia is a monthly program series at the Transylvania County Library exploring the people, natural world, culture, and history of the southern Appalachian region. Presenters include experts in the fields of history, ecology, outdoor recreation, and more. The programs are on the first Thursday evening of most months at 6:30 pm in the Rogow Room. Each program lasts approximately one hour. These free programs are supported by the Friends of the Library