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Founder’s Herb Walk

May 27, 2017


Saturday, May 27, 2017

1st Session:  10:30 am – 2nd Session: 3:30 pm

22414 5th St NW at Timberlake Orchard, New London, MN 56273

Instructors: Connie Karstens & Douglas Schmoll

Schedule of Events

9:30 am: Registration begins

10:30 – 12:00 Noon: 1st Herb Walk conducted by Connie Karstens & Doug Schmoll

12:00 Noon – 3:00 pm: Lunch break, visit vendor booths & “star herb” class – In depth discussion of Stinging Nettle

3:30 pm – 5 pm: 2nd Herb Walk conducted by Doug Schmoll


Registration/Fees:Cost $5 per person/$10 per family. May pre-register or register at the door.

To Pre-Register Call: 320-235-5487 – 24 hour message system. Please leave contact information.


Please Bring: Lawn chair for lunch break. Cell phone/camera to photograph plants during the herb walk. Clipboard or notebook to take notes. Cash or checks for vendor purchases.

Vendor Booths:

Several vendors will be attending. There will be herbal education material, handmade herbal products & tinctures, local honey, starter vegetables, medicinal and culinary plants, essential oils and much more! Grilled organic beef hotdogs & burgers, grassfed lamb burgers available for purchase.


From Metro Area. Hwy 7,12, & 55 all lead to US Hwy 71. From Willmar take US 71 North 15+ miles to MN State Hwy 9 (Three Sisters Corner). Turn left (west), go 2 miles to Co. Rd. 121—look for the herb walk sign

From the North on Hwy 71 will meet MN Hwy 9 ten miles south of Belgrade.

From the West (Benson area), take Hwy 9 for 26.6 miles east to Co Rd 121—watch for sign.


About the Instructors…


Douglas Schmoll – Owner and operator of Potpourri Health Foods in downtown Willmar, MN which opened its doors back in 1976, long before natural health was so popular. Douglas is the founder of the herb walk which started 18 years ago. Timberlake Orchard is Schmoll’s property which includes a beautiful apple orchard and home to many beehives. Douglas not only has a wealth of knowledge in health and nutrition, but has a deep understanding of plants and more.

Connie Karstens, MS – Herbalist and Nutrition Educator. Owner of The Lamb Shoppe & Wellness Center near Hutchinson, MN which is a specialty health food store featuring grass fed lamb, beef & chicken, organic foods, fermented foods & beverages, medicinal herbs and other natural remedies. Connie offers private wellness consultations and teaches classes and workshops that incorporate whole foods nutrition, herbal medicine, flower essences, essential oils, and other natural remedies to support and build overall health and re-balance the body.  To learn more visit www.LambShoppe.com.


May 27, 2017


Timberlake Orchard
22414 5th St. NW
New London, MN 56273 United States
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