Taryn Nance- owner of Holistic Joy
My Flower Friend Taryn Nance- is in the kitchen- to show us all how to create our own Elderberry Syrup! I purchase Taryn’s Elderberry Syrup- and it’s part of our daily ritual for the past several years… I add a teaspoon everyday to my morning tea- with Lemon, Honey and a favorite tea bag- it’s a wonderful healthy HELPFUL start to every day- to help boost my immune system. (Plus it’s super delicious)
In Episode 401- Flower Care- Taryn Joins me to share with you- the simple ingredients- and techniques she uses to create Elderberry Syrup- (Visit her website- www.HolisticJoy.net to see all the cool products she makes- including Gummies, and wonderful lotions and creams! WOW)… Kelly is a firm believer in Taryn’s Calendula Healing Cream- and uses it daily on his feet and hands… We love everything Taryn creates in her home based craft store!
In her free time- Taryn is an Archeologist- YEP- you heard that right… she’s like my Flower Friend- Indiana Jones… We’ll have Taryn return for another visit- and talk about Flower and Foliage Fossils- I Promise!
I met Taryn at our Local Farmer’s Market- The Fulton Street Farmers Market- a historic community market- here in Grand Rapids- frankly so many of my Flower Friends and Guests- have that in common- I spend a lot of time- at the farmers market- and the people and friends I have met- truly make my life better- Visit your Local Farmers Market- (or if you’re in Grand Rapids on a Saturday … check it out for yourself) … anyway- Taryn and I became fast friends- I love the Elderberry Syrup- (and I also love the bottles- they make for a wonderful flower vase- when I’ve depleted the syrup inside… hehehe!
Making Elderflower Elixir with GUEST Taryn Nance
J visits with Taryn Nance who has enthusiasm for integrating herbs as a healing way of life, specifically Elderberries and various product made from them including syrup, tea, and even gummies. Taryn shares these simple steps- and her expert advice for creating your own delicious elderberry syrup!
Questions – can we harvest/forage with Taryn? Can Taryn show how she makes some of her offerings – syrup or gummies? Discuss her upbringing – holistic, alternative and natural healing and how it informs her hobby-turned-business.
Visit Taryn’s Website- Holistic Joy and get your very own- Home Crafted Elderberry Products and More! https://www.holisticjoy.net/about
It’s a fun visit with J and his friend Taryn- who happens to make Elderberry Syrup…Taryn teaches J – the simple steps to create your own elderberry syrup- (OR Visit Taryn’s Website- www.HolisticJoy.net – for elderberry kits for creating your own syrup- and elderberry syrup- sugar free syrup, gummies, lotions and cremes.
J shares the following questions with Taryn- and they discuss all things flowers and elderberry… Watch the episode to find out the answer to these questions and more!
1. How did you start making Elderberry Syrup?
2. How did you develop an interest in Holistic Practices? Herbal Remedies? – I’d like to bring in your dad being a Holistic Vet – if we can … just a good side story
3. What else do you make- (Hope to talk about the Gummis, the Lotions, etc…
4. Can we forage our own Elderberries? Any hints, tips or suggestions on foraging ,where, when to find them…
5. This is your hobby- but you’re actually an Archeologist… tell me more…
I have a stock question- I would say to you… “Why did you decide to make Elderberry Syrup?- Why not be a Lawyer, or an Astronaut or Archeologist?” and then you say… actually.. hehehe
6. What’s your favorite flower?
7. What’s your first (or Favorite) Memory of Flowers?
Once you’ve learned the answer to these questions and more- You’ll want to join Taryn and I for #flowercocktailhour- where I make Elderberry Mules- using a recipe from the Holistic Joy Website… Did I mention the Elderberry Vinaigrette??? Don’t miss it… heheheh!