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Herb Garden Days 2023

Herb Garden Days are back! Join us on the farm this summer to grow your knowledge and be in herbal community.  All friends of Old Ways Herbal are welcome to join. Apprentices and online students are particularly encouraged to come in order to contextualize developing skills. Connect with nature in community: tend the gardens, harvest … Continue reading Herb Garden Days 2023

High Summer Herbal Apprenticeship

Old Ways Herbal School of Plant Medicine offers a personalized, hands-on apprenticeship program for students looking for an in-depth experience. The High Summer Apprentice Program runs on Fridays plus 1 weekend per month throughout July and August. It involves all aspects of our herbal practice: medicine-making, formulation, gardening, wild-crafting, plant ID, and much more. Our … Continue reading High Summer Herbal Apprenticeship

Advanced Classes Scheduled!

Class dates are now available for the 2023-2024 sections of the Online Home Herbalist Apprentice and the Clinical Skills & Cases program. Both of these classes are LIVE online monthly programs for intermediate and advanced herbal students to hone their skills. Sign up early to hold your spot! Online Home Herbalist Apprentice Clinical Skills & … Continue reading Advanced Classes Scheduled!

Registration Open: LIVE Online Home Herbalist Apprentice 2022

LIVE Online Home Herbalist Apprentice Starts November 19! Learn Herbalism from home this winter, while developing a full custom-made apothecary of remedies for your loved ones! The Online Home Herbalist Apprentice program focuses on specific uses of herbs (materia medica) organized by body system, holistic physiology, contraindications, drug interactions, interview techniques, formulation, and more. We dive … Continue reading Registration Open: LIVE Online Home Herbalist Apprentice 2022

Bark Harvest Registration Now Open!

Bark Harvest Intensive Join me to wildcraft!   We will learn to identify and harvest a selection of the following trees: willow, prickly ash, witch hazel, birch, and/or cherry, based on seasonal availability.  Wildcrafting methods and ethics will be discussed, as well as bark processing techniques and medicinal uses for your family’s health.  Participants take … Continue reading Bark Harvest Registration Now Open!

Garden Days Bonus Gathering

Hooray! Garden Days have been so successful this year that we're adding an extra date! Join us 9/24 from 9-12 to transplant the herb garden borders, and maybe some mulching if we have time. As a thank you for the help, participants will be offered plant divisions. For everyone that wanted to attend a previous … Continue reading Garden Days Bonus Gathering

Join me at the AHG Symposium!

Please join me for "Materia Medica of Synergistic Herbs" at the American Herbalists Guild Annual Symposium in October! Synergists are herbs that enhance the effects of other herbs in a formula—but they are not one-size-fits-all. Learn how to choose a synergist to best increase and improve your formulation’s effectiveness and get better outcomes in clinical … Continue reading Join me at the AHG Symposium!