LAMMAS RITUAL WORKSHOP Join 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 blessin
HERBAL FIRST AID Alternative medicine can be handy and easy to use even when on the go. In this workshop we will discuss various types and styles of first aid kits as we explore the usefulness of herbal teas and tinctures, homeopathics, and flower essences, as well as standard first aid supplies. Learn everything you need to know to be able to put together a simple yet complete first aid kit for all your family's needs!
Teri "Cricket" Owens RN, BSN, MS Ms. Teri "Cricket" Owe
Many years ago, when I was in herb school, I learned the power of the poultice from fellow student and dear friend Cricket (Teri Owens). Tonight, I put it to work again...and inadvertently created a tasty carrot salad at the same time.
Grated Carrots, grated Ginger, and infused Black Tea, Echinacea and Goldenseal joined forces with some honey. The target: an impending boil. One of those big humdingers that isn't squeezable, but you just know it's going to splorch eventual
One day, many years ago, I found myself wandering a restaurant parking lot in the rain. Head down, scanning the ground, desperate for what I sought, I zigzagged back and forth, intent on my mission, oblivious to the weather and ignoring passersby. I probably looked like I had lost my keys, but that was not the case. I drifted to the small community square, next door, still on the hunt, while my kids sat inside with our friends. What on earth was I looking for, in this seemin
Teri Owens, Co-Organizer of Midwest Herb Fest 10 has just announced the choice of Stephany Hoffelt BA HAS owner of naturallysimple.org as Keynote Speaker. Stephany will be presenting Traditional Healing in a Modern Context. “We are excited and delighted to have Stephany as our Keynote and look forward to a fantastic MWHF 10” Teri said in making this announcement. About Stephany: After beginning her career as a self-educated folk healer, Stephany chose to pursue advanced studi
Once upon a time, a young mother, new to the Plant People and eager to partake of this Journey, went to a Magickal Event in Norway, Iowa. She had heard, from a neighbor, that a group of seasoned Herbalists, Healers, Shamans, Weed Walkers, Teachers and Educators hosted a yearly learning weekend. It was family oriented, so she was able to bring her Little Ones. There were many styles of workshops, so she was able to bring her Partner. There was a meal plan included, so the Youn