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Event Spotlight: SPROUTS' AUCTION


The Sprouts' very own auction! Using "Herb Bucks" provided by the staff, kids will have the opportunity to learn how a real auction works by bidding on real items they can take home. $10 in Herb Bucks for each child will be available in the Welcome Tent for a parent or guardian to pick up. We encourage you to use these Herb Bucks as payment to your child for chores done around camp during the event. An additional amount of Herb Bucks - the same amount to each child - will be distributed before the auction starts. So every child may participate, but hard working Sprouts have even more Herb Bucks to bid with!

Dave White

Dave retired after 40+ years as a Paramedic. The past 17+ years Dave has provided First Aid organization and medical duties at The Great Blue Heron Music Festival and Brushwood Folklore Center in Sherman NY. Dave has provided extensive "above the scope of practice" medical services under immediate electronic physician control for GE and the Dept. of Defense. An avid garage seller, fisherman, and camper he loves the outdoors but not nearly as much as he loves his wife Nicole and their children Caileigh and Kyle. Dave took up auctioneering in the late 90's and really enjoys conducting charitable event auctions. This is Dave's 9th year conducting the Midwest Herb Fest's fund raising auction!

Join us for the 11th annual Midwest Herb Fest, August 4-6, 2017 Register Now

  • Learn

To identify wild medicinal plants. Herbal uses, contemporary and historical

Herbal Medicine Making

  • Explore

Herb Walks

Tree Walks

Self guided tours

  • Entertainment

Live music - River Glen on the mainstage

Fire Spinning - varied artists, Mamma Beth the Fyre Wytch (poi+), KC Wilkerson (dart) & more.

  • Open Events

Labyrinth walk - facilitated by Jackie Lakey.

Drumming - at the bonfire.

Auction - fund raiser, donate items or services to raise money for our herb trail and other projects.

  • Get Back to Nature

Primitive camping

RVs welcome (sorry, no hook-ups).

Private clothing optional area secluded from event activities,

(must be 18 and over, or be accompanied by parents)

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