Old Ways Herbal

Vermont Herb School, Clinical Herbalist, Plant Remedies, & Herbal Farmcraft Wisdom.

Community Workshops & Intensives

Winter Session 2016-2017

Tincture Intensive

This all-day class offers an in-depth look at making great herbal tinctures.  We will focus on important concepts such as solubility and energetics to make reliably effective tinctures at home.  Basic principles of formulation will also be discussed.  Participants make and take home a tincture.  Sign up period for this class closes March 5.

March 11, 11 AM-3 PM, $80

 

 

Medicinal Herbs in the Vegetable Garden Intensive

Just in time to plan your gardens!  This all-day intensive provides an in-depth discussion of growing medicinal plants in the home garden.  We will focus particularly on using medicinals as companion plants in the vegetable garden, as well as creating microclimates for optimal cultural conditions and on spring and fall maintenance of perennials.  Other relevant topics will also be covered. Sign up period for this class closes April 3.

April 8, 11 AM-3 PM, $80.

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Mushroom Log Inoculation Workshop

 

 

Autumn Session 2016

Bark Harvest Intensive

This all-day class provides a rare opportunity to experience educational wildcrafting.  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 taken home plenty of processed bark.  Please sign up early as this class tends to fill up!  Sign up period for this class closes October 5.

October 8, 11 AM-4 PM, $80.  Raindate October 21.  This class is not appropriate for young children as we use knives and handsaws.

Tincture Intensive

This all-day class offers an in-depth look at making great herbal tinctures.  We will focus on important concepts such as solubility and energetics to make reliably effective tinctures at home.  Basic principles of formulation will also be discussed.  Participants make and take home a tincture.

November TBD, 11 AM-4 PM, $80

 

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