Have you wanted to do our in-depth apprenticeship, but lacked the ability to commit to the whole six months? This is a shortened version of our traditional apprentice program, intended to accommodate those with schedules that can be flexible over shorter periods, like teachers and students. The shortened apprenticeship runs Mondays plus 1 weekend a month … Continue reading High Summer Apprentice Program
Thank you to Harmony Birch for the wonderful article in The Brattleboro Reformer! It also got picked up by the Associated Press and the Vermont section of US News & World Report The article is about the new Medicinal Gardening Course (and self-empowerment through herbalism)--click the link to check it out, or see it (and … Continue reading Old Ways Herbal in the News!
Announcing "Quick Question" Mini Consultations! "Quick Question" consultations are available for people with simple, straightforward questions that can be answered within 15 minutes. They are available for both first time clients and existing clients. If more time is needed, the client may choose to continue into a full consultation, as they prefer. Clinical consultations can … Continue reading New: “Quick Question” Consultations
Great News: Starting April 15, I am expanding my clinical hours to include two clinical days every week! That's double the availability to schedule health consultations! Hopefully, this will get rid of the wait time for an appointment. Clinical consultations can help guide you to self-empowerment on your healing path. My practice specializes … Continue reading Clinic Hours Expanded
Medicinal Gardener Course Come get your hands dirty in this season-long garden adventure. This course digs deep into principles and techniques of organic gardening. Hone your skills to coax medicinal plants into being, while protecting veggies from insects and increasing yields. More Info
Starting seeds is a cornerstone of my herbal practice, not to mention my sweet sideline as homestead queen. I highly recommend growing this skill, as it quintuples your access to strange and interesting plants. There is a great, wide, green world of herbs and flowers out there beyond the garden center, and it can be … Continue reading Garden Tip of the Month: Starting Medicinal Plants from Seed
Free Medicinal Plant Walk Celebrate Earth Day with a calm amble to meet the medicinal weeds of spring in Brattleboro. We will discuss how to find them, medicinal uses, and safety concerns. Children are welcome. Sunday, April 22, 4-4:30 PM, Brattleboro location TBA Although this event is free, RSVP is required. Medicinal Herbs in the … Continue reading April Workshops Scheduled
I am so grateful to announce that our family farm, Riversong Farm in South Newfane, Vermont, has won an important regional business competition! Last Wednesday we were awarded first place in the Windham Regional Business Plan Competition through Strolling of the Heifers, after presenting the business plan for our farm-to-table charcuterie line to a panel … Continue reading We Won!
I just found out that United Plant is giving us a grant to build an at-risk medicine trail in our botanical sanctuary! It will be along the trail to the classroom, so every student will get a close view of forest conservation in action. More about this soon--too excited right now to do computer stuff, … Continue reading United Plant Savers Grant!