Grace will be signing Weed Walk DVD’s on May 31 at Sonnewald, 10am to noon and 3 to 7pm.
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May 31 from 11 am to 4 pm – Free samples, door prize drawing.
Ghee is a a class of clarified butter, a healthier alternative to vegetable oils – Taste it for yourself!
Essential Oil Bath Salts Aromatherapy Workshop at Sonnewald!
May 10 with Sonnewald’s own Sharon Stallman from 12 pm to 3 pm.
Experience a Weed Walk with Grace Lefever
Classes are filling quickly!
Learn to identify edible and medicinal plants and discover how to use them in your diet. Sample a delicious “green drink” made from the plants you just learned about.
Learn more about Grace’s Weed Walks…
Spring Grove bridge project on track, set to reopen April 10
Guide rails, traffic lines and highway signs must be installed before traffic can pass through.
Work on the Spring Grove bridge project is on schedule, and the bridge is slated to reopen to traffic on April 10, according to PennDOT officials.
Although the bridge is complete now, guide rails, traffic lines and highway signs must be installed before traffic can pass through, said PennDOT spokesperson Greg Penny. Penny said the bridge should reopen April 10 if weather cooperates as the final installments are made.
The bridge first closed to traffic last year on May 29, starting what was supposed to be a 280-day detour period. A detour, taking westbound traffic off of Route 116 and through downtown Spring Grove, was put into effect at that time.
But the project was delayed, and officials announced last month, in a revised contract, that the detour would be in effect until April 10. Several factors impacted the delay, PennDOT spokesperson Michael Crochunis said.
PennDOT initially planned to close the bridge on May 21, but honored a request from Glatfelter to delay the closing until May 29, Crochunis said. Glatfelter had planned to perform plant maintenance at its plant during the stretch and was concerned about the corresponding increase in truck deliveries, Crochunis said.
That, in turn, played a role in delaying work to move utilities as part of the project, he said.
The original stream-crossing design also proved problematic and required a redesign and additional work that created further delays, Crochunis said. Flooding within the foundation areas due to Hurricane Sandy also lent to pushing back the completion, he said.
The $4.3 million bridge replacement is being headed by Allan A. Myers LP, of Montgomery County.
While the work has been under way, the state is routing westbound traffic off Route 116 and onto Old Hanover Road at the traffic circle, then sending it south on Jacobs Mill Road and back onto Route 116. Traffic has increased noticeably on Colonial Valley Road, as well, as drivers leave the signed detour route to head back to Route 116.
PennDOT has said, on an average day, 17,552 vehicles use the bridge.
By STEPHANIE WEAVER
The Evening Sun
Posted: 04/06/2013 09:00:00 AM EDT
At age 90, Grace Lefever does a lot of walking.
On Friday, she will do a lot of signing, autographing copies of her recently-released “Walking with Grace: Weed Walk DVD,” which includes a 48-page field guide.
Grace Lefever, 90, the founder of Sonnewald Natural Foods in Spring Grove, PA will sign copies of her DVD “Walking with Grace: Weed Walk DVD” on Friday. (York Dispatch file photo)
The signing will be from 10 a.m. to noon and 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Sonnewald Natural Foods at 4796 Lehman Road in Spring Grove.
“I’m excited about this,” said Lefever, who started Sonnewald Natural Food in 1955. “It’s been a long time coming.”
The 41-minute DVD and field guide – sold together for $19.99 – are based on Lefever’s 40-plus years of leading weed walks around the Sonnewald property, where she teaches people what plants are beneficial for eating and health purposes.
Lefever said she also provides information she has learned over the years from herbalists who taught her. She said the DVD shows parts of her walks. She also talks about various plants and herbs.
She said the video was filmed by local Tango Productions Inc.
The goal: “I hope (viewers) will be able to take this and learn even though they don’t get to do my weed walk,” Lefever said. “They can get information for how they can pick these plants and use them. I hope it’s a wonderful guide.”
Lefever’s store is now owned and run by her stepdaughter, Willa Lefever, and Willa’s husband, Bill Kaiser.
Lefever lives on the Sonnewald property and still gets to interact with customers.
She will begin this year’s weed walk season Saturday May 11.
“People ask where I get my energy,” Lefever said. “I get my energy from my greens. I have a green drink and a big dark green salad, and that includes the plants we have here.”
If you go: Grace Lefever will sign copies of “Walking with Grace: Weed Walk DVD” from 10 a.m. to noon and 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Sonnewald Natural Foods at 4796 Lehman Road in Spring Grove.
The DVD, which includes a 48-page field guide, costs $19.99.
Lefever also will start her 2013 Weed Walk season May 11. The walks cost $10 for adults, $8 for seniors ages 55 and up and $5 for teenagers ages 13-19. The walk is free for children ages 12 and under.
For information about the signing event and the weed walk, call 225-3825.
By EYANA ADAH McMILLAN 505-5438 / @ydfeatures; Updated: 04/03/2013 03:03:25 PM EDT
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We are still accepting applications for cashier/utility person and Customer Service. Must be able to work Friday nights and Saturdays and have a passion for helping people. Pick up an application at the Customer Service counter or at the register.
Join us for the Grand Re-Opening of our booth at Morningstar Marketplace!
Saturday, March 16 & Sunday, March 17
8am to 4pm
Door prize drawings!
Meet the owners!
Our booth is located in the South building (nearest Rt. 30)
Located on Rt. 30 in Thomasville, PA
NEED BOOTS ON THE GROUND IN SHREWSBURY TWP, PA TO INSIST THEY CONTINUE TO BRING LOCAL FARMERS AT THE FARM MARKET… FARMERS AND THOSE WHO SUPPORT LOCAL NEED TO ATTEND!!!!!!!!!!
Please attend the March 6 board meeting at 7 pm (11505 Susquehanna Trail) Shrewsbury Township.
The Farmers Market has always been under attack by several of the above since its inception but has managed to grow in two years from 6 to 19 vendors with hundreds of loyal patrons supporting it, despite the political nonsense. It is a community event endorsed by state Department of Agriculture, USDA, Buy Fresh Buy Local, etc. Many municipalities across the USA sponsor them, its what agriculture wants us to do. This market brings the community together with local growers and brings new people into our area who support other businesses.
Please attend the meeting on March 6 at 7 pm in Shrewsbury Twp … pass along please to every consumer and farmer you know that supports local. We need to turn out for our farms please!
Read the recent related article in the York Daily Record.
Willa recently submitted this Letter to the Editor of the local newspaper:
Our society is so unbalanced at this point, that it’s hard to decide what the most important issues are.
Is all the strife, trauma and suffering motivating you to take action? I hope so, because the fix that this country needs is not going to happen in Washington or in Harrisburg. It’s going to happen locally as little people like you and me commit ourselves to making a positive difference.
Not sure where to start? May I suggest evaluating your own state of being. Are you physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually balanced? If you discover there’s room for improvement, focusing on yourself is probably the most effective and powerful first step.
We can’t help in every situation, but each one of us can certainly do something that will help restore health, wholesomeness and peace to our community. Balanced individuals have a positive influence on the people and situations around them. The ripple effects of a life lived in obedience are endless. Let’s all get started today.
— Willa Lefever