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Workshop Spotlight: Potent, Portable, Pourable, Practical: Top Tinctures for Common Health Condition

Learn about at least ten herbs that a long term herbal product maker found to be the most useful and important to have as tinctures, from a business and health perspective. Learn how and why these herbs rate great as tinctures and how to make and use tinctures of these plants.

A former frolicking forager and proprietor of herbal products as Giving Tree Botanicals, Heather Irvine is now focusing on instructing other herbalists, providing mentorship for intermediate herbalists, and building her herbal health consultation practice out of Boston, as well as offering seminars for health professionals. She is from Northeast Ohio and has lived and worked as an herbalist in New York state and Vermont also and continues to teach the year one course "Actions and Chemistry" for the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism and two for-credit herbal classes for Johnson State College, in VT.​


Join us for the 12th annual

Midwest Herb Fest: Returning to Our Roots

August 3-5, 2018

Glastonbury Institute of Sustainable Living, near Culver, Indiana

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: Primitive woods camping with hot showers and flushing toilets

Workshops and activities for adults, teens, and children

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