Herbal Practitioner’s Intensive
Saturday, April 11th, 10-4pm
with Sara Woods Kender, Certified Herbal Practitioner
At Moore Farm in Alton
A practical hands-on teaching by herbalist Sara Woods Kender. This one day workshop intensive is geared toward the practicing herbalist honing their skills at intake. The workshop focus will incorporate Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnostic techniques including the examination of pulses, and meridians, Ayurvedic dosha characterization as well as incorporating William LaSssier’s expansion of the idea of doshas and his Triune System of Formulation. This informative workshop will include your choice in getting in the “hot seat” with a group diagnosis, and practicing your hand at diagnosing others in a Talking Circle format.
While you are there, you will be working in Sara’s apothecary with GMP approved methods, product, labeling, and the workshop will include a short overview of these apothecary basics. $65 per person. Limited in space. Registration required.
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Field Trip to Zach Woods Herb Farm
Saturday, July 25, Tour Runs 12:30-2:30 pm
(3-hour drive to/from Concord, caravan departs at 9 am or meet us there)
with Jeff & Melanie Carpenter
At Zach Woods in Hyde Park, VERMONT
Zack Woods Herb Farm is a 30-acre certified organic medicinal herb farm and botanical sanctuary located in the heart of the green mountains of northern Vermont. We have majestic mountain views and are surrounded by pristine forests and streams. It is on this little piece of heaven that in 1999 we began our dream of living and farming sustainably while providing people with some of the highest quality medicinal herbs. All of our herbs are organically grown or ethically wild-harvested and exhibit the incredible life force that flows through our land. Depart Concord at 9:00 a.m., arrive 11:30, bring your own lunch/snack, personal farm & garden tour with Jeff & Melanie from 12:30 – 2:30, depart 3pm. $35 per person. Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy at the farm before our tour begins. Limited in space. Registration required. Carpooling recommended.
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Mycological Landscaping & a Mini Mushroom Foray
Thursday, August 13, 9 am – 3 pm
with David Wichland, Mycologist, Mushroom Grower & Permaculture Instructor
At Wichland Woods in Nelson, NH
The workshop will encompass the earth’s relationship between mushroom and plants! Full summer gardens and the mycorizal environments that keep our gardens healthy! We will work on permanent mycological landscaping environments; Huegel Culture, Log Rafting/inoculation, companion planting and other experiments in the the myco-permacultural model. We’ll also head out for a short mushroom foray and identification to finish the day. Mushroom tea will be available, fresh mushrooms with a potluck lunch. Mushroom spawn and education materials will be available to purchase after class if you’re interested. Rain or shine. Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy footware. Bring a potluck dish for lunch. $50 per person, includes a take-home mushroom totem. Limited in space. Registration required.
Flower Essences for Conscious Awakening
Saturday, October 10, 10 am – 4 pm
with Carolyn Kelley, Herbalist and Founder
At Journey Within/Herbal Energetics in Northfield, NH
Flower Essences are more important today than ever before as we enter a time where we need to take charge of our own lives. There are 1,000’s of flowers on our earth, each with its own signature, its own vibration. Carolyn has gathered over 150 of them as they speak to her. Which ones speak to you? Learn how to select the ones for you through introspection and dowsing. We will then create intensions to activate their balancing properties. Participants will also learn how to make their own essences. $65 per person. Limited in space. Registration required.