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Gigi Stafne

Chetek, WI
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Gigi is an enthusiastic educator, practitioner and writer within  botanical and natural medicine,presently school director of Green Wisdom School of Natural and Botanical Medicine (U.S. and Ontario).  Gigi was Executive Director of Herbalists Without Borders, an international non-profit addressing global health care access for one decade.  Earth ethics, ecology, sustainability and environmental health are woven through her teaching.  Gigi is the recipient of the North American Medicinal Plant Conservation Award (2007 United Plant Savers) and the National Service Award of the American Herbalists Guild (2017).  Join her for an inspiring time at North House! 

Current Courses Offered by Gigi Stafne

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

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…
Fri, Mar 22nd, 2019  –  Sun, Mar 24th, 2019
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
2 Days
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Natural Botanicals: Wild Medicine Workshop

Explore nature-based green medicines in this intensive botanical class. You'll discover a bounty of foods and plants to use during the seasons and cycles of plant life to create your very own natural medicine kit, including over 30 botanical and herbal mixes and applications. The course tailors to individual needs…
Sat, Aug 3rd, 2019  –  Sun, Aug 4th, 2019
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
2 Days
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Nordic Herbals

Healing traditions, like all craft, reflect the landscape and stories of the people who create them. Explore Norse and Saami-inspired herbal medicine in this workshop based around the handcrafting of seven herbal medicines, each tethered to a particular story and made from northern plants. Rooted in her own Nordic ancestry,…
Sat, Nov 17th, 2018  –  Sun, Nov 18th, 2018
Instructor: Gigi Stafne
2 Days
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Spring into Health! Green Wisdom for Wellness

After a long winter, all northern creatures relish fresh spring breezes, emergent greenery and the flickering energy of the wild about to burst into bloom. Begin the new season with an inspiring session about attuning to Earth's cycles, foods, herbs and energies for your health and wellness this season. Learn…
Sat, Apr 27th, 2019  –  Sun, Apr 28th, 2019
Instructor: Gigi Stafne

Past Courses Offered by Gigi Stafne

Green Wisdom for the Spring Season

Herbalism Immersion: Traditional Herbal Apotheca

Natural Botanicals: Spring Session