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Workshop Spotlight: 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" Owens RN, BSN, MS, began her career as an ICU/ER nurse in Chicago in 1987. She started studying herbal medicine in 1995 and earned a Masters' Equivalent Degree in Herbal and Chinese Medicine from the Chicago College of Healing Arts in 2004. Her passions include herbal cooking and medicine making, medicinal and edible plant ID walks, and herbal first aid. Ms. Owens is the proud parent of two grown daughters and lives with her partner in a Tiny House at a 175 acre Nature Sanctuary in southern Indiana. She is co-Owner of Laughing Lady Bug Botanicals and Founder of the Midwest Herb Fest.

Join us for the 11th annual Midwest Herb Fest, August 4-6, 2017 Register Now

  • Learn

To identify wild medicinal plants. Herbal uses, contemporary and historical

Herbal Medicine Making

  • Explore

Herb Walks

Tree Walks

Self guided tours

  • Entertainment

Live music - River Glen on the mainstage

Fire Spinning - varied artists, Mamma Beth the Fyre Wytch (poi+), KC Wilkerson (dart) & more.

  • Open Events

Labyrinth walk - facilitated by Jackie Lakey.

Drumming - at the bonfire.

Auction - fund raiser, donate items or services to raise money for our herb trail and other projects.

  • Get Back to Nature

Primitive camping

RVs welcome (sorry, no hook-ups).

Private clothing optional area secluded from event activities,

(must be 18 and over, or be accompanied by parents)

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