2023 Herbal Medicine Classes
All of us have the capacity to be our own healers, in some regard. And all of us have ancestral roots to humans who were very close to plants. All classes are outside with direct contact with plants!
Design Your Herb Garden 101- May 27th, 9-11:30 am $45, Taught With Megan Miller. On The Farm. REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY MAY 24TH.
Want to grow your own medicinal herbs and make your own medicine at home? Come join us for an intro session of how to get started with whatever space you have (no space to small!). We will cover planning and site prep, making the most of your space, what plants to start specifically for you and your family's needs and how, along with some introspective thought to design function and beauty. Please bring a site plot, a photo or google map shot, or even just a paper drawn with the shape and size of your area (10x5, 30x 50, 100x100..etc).
We will be with abundant medicinal plants that thrive in this hot, arid climate and there will be medicinal plant starts and seeds available for purchase.
All classes below (except Apocalypse Apothecary) are on the farm and $30/ class or 2 for $50 and 3 for $75.
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 303 807 1762 and let us know which classes you will be joining. Payment can be sent by paypal to email@example.com or by cash or local check the day of class.
Comfrey and Nettles- May 25th, 6-8 pm $30, On The Farm.
Join us for an in-depth dive into two amazing medicinal, hardy and prolific Spring allies. There will be emphasis on sitting with the plants and talking about folklore, scientific research and your own discoveries. We will talk about growing tips, how to harvest and making your own medicine at home. We will eat and drink nettles and everyone will go home with dried comfrey to make their own products with.
Apocalypse Apothecary- June 24th, Taught With Megan Miller. Solstice Celebration at True Nature Healing Arts in Carbondale, CO. More info coming soon!
If you didn't have access to the internet, a pharmacy or a store, would you have what you need on hand to treat some basic health needs? Come learn in this positive introduction class on 5 plants you can easily cultivate and make medicine with and than 5 more with a little more time and energy. Have what you need within close range to treat some basic issues like stomachaches, sleep distrubance, wounds and skin ailements, tension and anxiety and viral colds and more!
Learning to Listen to Plants- July 22nd 9-11:00 am $30, On The Farm.
Do you want to deepen your relationship to plants? Do you want to be more in touch with your intuition on your health and how you can connect to the Earth? This class will involve plant sits (sitting quietly/meditation on your own with plants), botanical plant illustration, talking about land and harvesting ethics and building relationships (including listening and talking!) to plants. This can be spiritual, "woo-woo" or deeply practical based on how open you are. No experience necessary.
Calendula and Tulsi Holy Basil- August 19, 10 am-12 pm $30, On The Farm.
Join us for an in-depth dive into two amazing medicinal, hardy and prolific annual plants. There will be emphasis on sitting with the plants and talking about folklore, scientific research and your own discoveries. We will talk about growing tips, how to harvest and making your own medicine at home. Calendula opens in the warmth of the day so we will spend time with her when she is in full bloom. Lots of Tulsi tea for drinking!
Meet Your Herbal Facilitators:
Sunny (Sarah) Morehouse
Megan Miller is a dedicated and passionate gardener and designer. She integrates her deep understanding of the science and spirituality of biodynamic gardening with her artistic eye in a harmonious manner. Megan looks forward to sharing her passion of the garden in the hopes that we might all find a deeper connection to the land. She is a Master Gardener with a degree in Horticulture and Landscape Design, as well as a Permaculture Design Certificate and multiple trainings in Biodynamic Agriculture. She usually has dirt under her fingers.