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Workshop Spotlight: Plant ID Walk by Althea Northage-Orr, AHG, LAc.
Come meet and learn to identify some of the medicinal herbs growing in gardens and wild at Glastonbury. We have over 140 different species growing on the land, so we won't be able to meet everyone, but I'll introduce you to some of my favorites! Please wear appropriate shoes, sunscreen, and bring a water bottle. Althea Northage-Orr has been interested in self-development for most of her life, beginning with a yoga and meditation practice at the age of 15. Althea believes pass
Workshop Spotlight: Restorative Yoga by Molly Wyldfyre
Join Molly Wyldfyre for a morning restorative yoga sequence to help you ready for a day of weed walks and awesome talks! Molly Wyldfyre has been performing and teaching fire and belly dance for almost 20 years. She added Yoga therapy to her arsenal of tools in the last decade and now works globally through skype with clients. Molly works to serve woman by facilitating them on their journey back to themselves and their truths through movement and meditation. Join us for the 12
Workshop Spotlight: Engaging Your Community With Seeds by Torrie Rae
Torrie Rae, of SEED Brown County in Indiana, will discuss the importance of understanding the history of seeds in our cultures, as well as saving seeds collectively for a better future. You will learn the ways in which we as gardeners, farmers, local food advocates and community members can participate in the cycles of seed and bring the "seed piece" to local food and herbalism projects. Torrie Rae is the founder and executive director of SEED Brown County - an organization b
Workshop Spotlight: Teen Skin Care - Taking Care of Complexions, With Herbs, Without a Lot of Fuss b
Learn simple doable applications of herbs for taking care of adolescent, teen, or simply oily or changing skin. We will use, and explain, astringents, mists, steams, masks, creams - all from the herbal perspective of course - not a beauty workshop - a healthy skin and herbal prep class. These are all preps that can be made at home using 1-2 herbs each. Participants will each get to make a simple prep to take home with them. Adults are welcome to attend too. Parents of teens i
Midwest Herb Fest 2018: Returning to Our Roots
Midwest Herb Fest 2018: Returning to Our Roots August 3-5, 2018 near Culver, Indiana Join us for the 12th annual Midwest Herb Fest: Returning to Our Roots Learn: History of folk medicine and modern use of medicinal plants, alchemical spagyrics, tinctures, restorative yoga, and more Explore: Herb walks, tree walks, herb, mushroom, and vegetable gardens Entertainment: Live music, fire spinning, belly dance Open Events: Drumming, bonfires, auction fundraiser Get Back to Nature:
Workshop Spotlight: Lammas Ritual Workshop by Althea Northage-Orr, AHG, LAc.
CJoin us for a short introduction to the holiday known as "Lammas." Lammas is the first harvest festival of the year, celebrated at the beginning of August in the Northern hemisphere. This is a celebration of bounty and a marker of the beginning of the labor intensive harvesting part of the agricultural year. Lammas is a tradition in England and Scotland which transcends religion, being embraced by the Christian churches (which mark the event by blessing loaves of bread) and,
Workshop Spotlight: Biofilms and Herbal Interventions by Stephany Hoffelt, BA, HAS
Biofilms are the focus of much scientific research due to their persistence and the fact that many provide and environment in which bacteria mutate and produce antibiotic resistant strains. This class will discuss the formation and organization of biofilms along with providing current research on herbal interventions and a few case studies. The case studies will illustrate how traditional concepts such as tissue affinity and energetics and which help may help clinicians fine
Workshop Spotlight: Introduction to Seed Stewardship by Torrie Rae
Join Torrie Rae of SEED Brown County in this presentation that introduces the concepts of seed stewardship. She will explain the importance of saving seeds as an integral piece of a vibrant and local sustainable food system. This workshop will touch on ways in which everyone can participate in saving seeds. Torrie Rae is the founder and executive director of SEED Brown County - an organization based out of Southern Indiana focused on seed stewardship and cultivating more seed
Workshop Spotlight: Natural Tooth Care by Barukh Schwadron
Our bodies are regenerative, especially our mouths. Come learn how to solve many tooth issues for free with natural health that truly works! We will cover toothsticks, reversing receding gums, herbal cavity treatment, rebuilding enamel and releasing oxytocin through toothcare. Yep, it's that good. Barukh Brian Schwadron, RN, MSN, is a trained herbalist through apprenticeships across the globe. He holds certificates from the California School of Herbal Studies and the Evergree
Workshop Spotlight: Herbal Alchemy Lab Demonstration & Alchemy Astrology Workshop by Timothy A.
This is a multiple part workshop series. SPAGYRIC PREPARATIONS DEMONSTRATION - PART 1 EXTRACTING THE ESSENCE :This class will show you how herbal tinctures can be purified and concentrated using ancient alchemical theories for creating remedies that get stronger with age. An overview of useful equipment, and the importance of astrology in the laboratory will be included. Please bring writing materials if you wish to take notes. A distillation, of the herb harvested at last ye
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