Using Essential Oils 101

  • an LLV-coordinated event           
 Essential Oils 101 
 For Your Family, Animals, and Home 

Thursday, September 18, 6:30 - 8 pm
Potsdam Community Room, Civic Center, 2 Park Street, Potsdam, NY
Park in lot behind library, enter on Main St. next to fire station.  Look for the orange "Workshop Site" signs.

Essential oils are adaptable, effective, and valuable when trying to maintain a chemical free, healthier lifestyle.  This applies to you, your home, and even your animals (dogs, cats, horses, and much more).

  This class is a beginner’s look at the
     holistic uses of essential oils
        presented by Michelle Young.


Attendees will gain valuable information about:
  •  What are essential oils 
  •  How to start incorporating them into your life
  •  How essential oils are manufactured 
  •  Why essential oils are powerful 
  •  Effectiveness vs. therapeutic value 
  •  Application techniques and uses for humans, dogs, and horses 
  •  Essential Oils you cannot do without
  •  Live demonstration
  •  Reference materials

Michelle Young, owner of Natural Horse Lover Farm, has been involved with horses for over 35 years.  She has sought to find alternative and holistic methodologies for her equine partners in many forms including natural horsemanship training, to natural and holistic health care options, and natural nutrition. She is an academic library director and associate professor by profession and is always seeking new education and information. As part of her quest for never‐ending self‐improvement, she successfully uses therapeutic essential oils as part of her repertoire in the barn and in the home with her family and pets.

Registration and Donation
  • Pre-registration is recommended but not necessary.  Walk-in's are welcome on a first-come first-served basis. 
  • There is a suggested donation of $20 general, $35 couple, $10 student to benefit Local Living Venture workshop creation.  Scholarships are available when you RSVP.
  • Workshop income is the sole current source of support for our small, hardworking staff who are managed by full time volunteers.  Your contributions are much appreciated!   We are dedicated to sharing resourceful living skills with the community in symbiotic ways.
  • We are dedicated to sharing resourceful living skills with the community in symbiotic ways.
  • Email us at to RSVP for your spot -- include your phone number(s) and the number in your party -- and we will send you any pertinent information.