Due to Covid 19 all classes for 2020 are postponed for now.

Herbal Apprenticeship Program

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Deepen Your Connection with Nature

through instruction, guidance, and hands-on experience
Learn how to use medicinal plants for healing purposes.

Field experience includes plant identification, research, preparation and usage

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Receive:

Access to reliable, accurate, reference material including extensive handouts and recipes


Opportunity to design, create and complete an herbal product line unique to your needs and desires
 

Small class size with lots of personal attention, guidance and opportunity to learn from others

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Complete the Course

You will keep a log of your experiences, and create new products each month to be shared in the group


Each participant will present their product line in a "Medicine Show" at our last meeting.


You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you have finished the course.

Herbal Apprenticeship (Topics Covered)

Planting a Healing Garden

Flower Essences & Gemstone Elixirs

Planting a Healing Garden

This class includes a plant identification walk, designing and planting a healing garden with annual

Sunday June 28th 11am-4pm

This class includes a plant identification walk, designing and planting a healing garden with annuals and perennials, growing herbs from seeds, cuttings, as well as how to transplant and grow herbs in a variety of conditions, and container planting. We will take a trip together in the afternoon to The Herb Farmacy to meet a wide variety of medicinal plants available for purchase.

The Herbal Medicine Chest

Flower Essences & Gemstone Elixirs

Planting a Healing Garden

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Sunday July 26th 11am-4pm

This class provides instruction, recipes, resources, and hands-on experience in how to make your own healing herbal products from the ground up.
We will make medicinal plant based oils, salves, poultices, teas, fomentations and more. Discover the healing properties of medicinal plants and how to use them. Recipes, instructions, and botanical list provided.

Flower Essences & Gemstone Elixirs

Flower Essences & Gemstone Elixirs

Flower Essences & Gemstone Elixirs

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Sunday August 30th 11am-4pm

Discover the magic of making your own flower essences and gemstone elixirs. You will receive guidance on how to connect with your chosen flower or gemstone, and instruction and materials on how to create your essence. Together we will do a plant/spirit/medicine journey, opening to the subtle realms to deepen and expand your understanding of how your flower/gemstone will assist in healing.

The Herbal Spa

Herbs for Winter Health Care

Flower Essences & Gemstone Elixirs

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Sunday September 27th 11am-4pm

In this class you will discover the flowers and herbs used for healing and maintaining healthy skin. We will make a variety of herbal skin care products including a facial steam, scrub, mask, and face cream. You will experience a full herbal facial and foot soak. Recipes and samples from class will be provided.

Cooking with Herbs & Spices

Herbs for Winter Health Care

Herbs for Winter Health Care

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Sunday October 25th 11am-4pm

In this class we cover the medicinal benefits of the herbs and spices in your kitchen and the wild plants in your backyard. We will create a nutritious meal together with consciously chosen recipes to support and maintain a healthy body, mind and spirit.

Herbs for Winter Health Care

Herbs for Winter Health Care

Herbs for Winter Health Care

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Sunday November 22nd 11am-4pm

In this class we will cover how to dig and prepare herbal roots for winter health care. We will prepare fire cider, echinacea tincture, elderberry syrup, and cover recipes for supporting the immune system, addressing colds, flu, etc.

The Herbal Medicine Show

The Herbal Medicine Show

The Herbal Medicine Show

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Sunday December 20th 11am-4pm

In our final meeting, each of you will create a display of your herbal products with a presentation of your journey. Then we will have a celebration of food and drink and dancing on the roof and finally, you will receive your certificate of completion of the course.

Wheat Weaving Classes

Starburst

Sweethearts and Love Knots

Sweethearts and Love Knots

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The Starburst weaving combines 6 six straw love knots to create a burst of energy outward in all directions. It represents our connection with the stars, the sky, the energy of space and beyond.

Sweethearts and Love Knots

Sweethearts and Love Knots

Sweethearts and Love Knots

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In this class you will learn the beginning weaves necessary to create finished designs. I will cover four to eight straw weaving techniques. You will complete a sweetheart house blessing with a love knot adornment

Earth Goddess

Sweethearts and Love Knots

Double Mordiford Heart

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In this class you will create an Earth Goddess wheat weaving. The Earth Goddess is a reminder of our deep connection with mother earth, our place in the circle of life to honor, protect, and care for her, as she provides the gift of abundance and life.

Double Mordiford Heart

Spiral Weaving Without a Core Advanced Class

Double Mordiford Heart

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This English design includes two hearts called Mordifords, the name of a village in Herefordshire, England. Together the two separate hearts create one new design, representing two separate lives joined together to create a new life or a new venture.

Spiral Weaving Around a Core Advanced Class

Spiral Weaving Without a Core Advanced Class

Spiral Weaving Without a Core Advanced Class

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This class requires mastering four to eight straw weaving, and flat weaving. Once you are able to do these weaves effortlessly, you are ready for spiral weaving.

Spiral Weaving Without a Core Advanced Class

Spiral Weaving Without a Core Advanced Class

Spiral Weaving Without a Core Advanced Class

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This class requires mastering four to eight straw weaving, flat weaving, and spiral weaving around a core.