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Herbalism Apprentice: Beginner's Botanical Medicine, Self Care to Community

Course Overview

Desire to be more self-sustainable with your health care and home? Dipped your toes into the deep waters of herbalism, and ready to learn more? Combine the intuitive art and solid science of botanical medicine, apprenticing with a Master Herbalist for an intensive weekend. Core components include: foundations in natural and botanical medicine; cross-cultural herbalism; herbs for the life cycle; top 20 herbs in North America; botanicals not only for physical health, but for contemporary life stressors such as anxiety, depression, environmental factors, and stress. Learn to create your own herbal apothecary and take home handcrafted preparations including teas, tinctures, lotions, oils and flower essences. This course is a certificate level course, and a strong pathway and prerequisite for those who desire to pursue a future Master of Herbalism degree.

North House is looking forward to hosting this course on campus in the safest way possible. As recommended by our HVAC consultants, we have increased air ventilation and installed an air filtration system. We perform extra cleaning of campus and are keeping class sizes small in our largest classrooms. Students must participate in a daily health screening and temperature check, agree to wear a mask at all times on campus, and to practice social distancing of 6 feet, as well as adhere to other safety protocols in some cases. See the full details of our COVID-19 protocols here.

Dates

Fri, Mar 26th, 2021  –  Sun, Mar 28th, 2021

Course Details

Length: 3 Days
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: Days 1&2: 9am-5pm; Day 3: 9am-3pm
Intergenerational age: 14+
Registration Cost: $300.00 *
* Early-Bird rate in effect until Fri, Feb 12th, 2021
Includes materials fee of $45.00

Required Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

  • 4-8 additional new or sterile recycled bottles and jars for botanical product preparation if desired above and beyond for 'leftover' herbs at the end of class to take home.  Small tins, baby food jars, amber or cobalt colored tincture dropper bottles, etc.
  • Hiking shoes and outdoor attire for a short Plant ID walk
  • 1 pint Mason jar.
  • 1/2 to 1 pint of tincture solvent that is right for you (For example, Apple Cider Vinegar, Brandy, Vodka or Vegetable Glycerin)
  • Tote bag or basket to carry your green medicines home in.

Optional Tools

Feel free to bring your favorite tools and whatever materials you might feel appropriate for this course.

More Information

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation email with further class information. Please call us if you haven't received it within 24 hours.

Waiting List

The course Herbalism Apprentice: Beginner's Botanical Medicine, Self Care to Community Fri, Mar 26th, 2021  –  Sun, Mar 28th, 2021 is full.

Fill out the form below if you would like to be placed on a waiting list and notified if an opening becomes available. Full course details included above