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Herbalist Natalia Bragg Returns to UMFK

July 2, 2012

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The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to invite the St. John Valley community to a presentation/workshop on “How to stay well from what is under your nose and toes” by Herbalist Natalia Bragg, of Knot-II-Bragg Farm, on Saturday, July 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Nadeau Hall teleconference room.

Bragg will discuss the plants that supply vitamins and minerals and will include a nature walk on the campus, to show and discuss the natural plants that grow there.

The cost is $5 per person. A lunch also will be provided at a nominal fee.

Bragg is a practicing herbalist of 44 years. She has traveled and taught her craft on and off the Knot II Bragg Farm located in Wade, Maine for the last 17 years. Natalia is a founding member of the Aroostook County Herb Association.

In 2010, she was nominated “Entrepreneur of the Year” in Aroostook County.

In 2011, WAGM-TV featured Bragg on various topic in June on "Botanical Fly Spray"; July on "Jewelweed" - Neutralize bug bites, poison ivy, and poison oak; and in August on "Staying Well." WAGM-TV also featured Bragg in a two-part series entitled "Help for Addictions" in 2012.

The first 20 applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline for registration is Friday, July 6.

To register or for more information, contact Ellie Hess, UMFK assistant dean of student success, by email at: eleanor.hess@maine.edu or call 834-7593.