Class Dates: 


November 5th & 6th, 2022
10:00am-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday
December 3rd & 4th, 2022
10:00am-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday

January 7th & 8th, 2023

10:00am-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday

February 18th & 19th, 2023
10:00am-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday

March 4th & 5th, 2023
10:00am-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday

November 4th & 5th, 2023
10:00am-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday

December 2nd & 3rd, 2023
10:00am-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday


COURSE OBJECTIVES:
- Become aware of the basic foundations, history, and lineage of Western Herbalism
- Learn the basic principles, preparations, applications, and precautions in herbal medicine making
- Learn botanical names, folk names, harvest principles, and medicinal applications of 30 commonly used western herbs
- Instill a sense of holistic being and living that compliments cohabitation with man, earth , and being
- Gain a better understanding of bioregionalism, what it means, and how to actively apply
- Basic growing principles for many Florida bioregional medicinal plants
- Immerse into the world of herbal medicine

COURSE TOPICS:

- Lineage and history of Western Herbalism
- Basic biodynamic principles and bioregional medicinals
- Plant Spirit medicine and relationships
- Basic herbal medicine making and application
- Wildcrafting and safe harvesting practices


TEXTBOOK:

​Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use
*This textbook is included in tuition.


Suggested Reading: The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook: A Home Manual by James Green 


COURSEWORK:

For students who wish to continue their herbal education in the 8 month intermediate course Foundations of Western Herbalism, plan to complete a full materia medica of 20 of the herbs discussed.


TUITION:
Full course cost: $300 all supplies included (textbook, medicine making materials, handouts, etc). 


REFUND POLICY:
50% partial refunds are available, as a refund or a transfer of funds to another class, if requested at least 3 days prior to the start of the class.
No refunds will be granted less than 3 days before the start of class.

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