Community Herbalist Apprenticeship

september - december 2017

Our Community Herbalist Apprenticeship program offers many ways to learn about plants and their medicines.  Over the course of 12 weeks and 150 hours you will learn materia medica for 30 plants, gain in-depth understanding of how to use herbs for each body system, and how to make a variety of plant medicines. Our immersive weekends help you build a foundational knowledge of herbal medicine, while our hands-on experiences help you integrate and embody your learning. In true apprenticeship style you will learn by doing and by participating in all facets of the apothecary, with one-to-one mentorship. This provides you the opportunity to interact with herbalism in a variety of ways and creating opportunities for enhancing your exposure to health and wellness topics. 

  • 4 Weekend Immersions 10am - 4pm (immersion weekends may be taken individually)
    • September 16th & 17th - Green Pharmacy & Medicine Making   
    • October 14th & 15th - Nervous & Digestive System
    • November 11th & 12th - Immune & Cardio-Respiratory System 
    • December 9th & 10th - Endocrine System & Reproductive Health
  • 2nd & 4th Wednesday evenings per month 6pm - 9pm 
  • Weekly Herb Assignments to create your Materia Medica, Medicine-making, and Herbal Skills
  • Weekly one-to-one mentorship opportunities to help you grow your confidence and competence in herbal medicine. Mentorship schedule is flexible.  
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Registration policies

Cost: $2200; $400 non-refundable deposit reserves your spot. All balances are due prior to the start of the first class. Payment plans and work-trade are available. All payments are non-refundable. 

Students are encouraged to attend all sessions. No make-up sessions are offered. 

Students who complete the Community Herbalist Apprenticeship will receive 20% off registration for the advanced program.


program includes:

All required books, supplied materials, and included field trips.  Additional supplies for assignments are not included. Apprentices receive 20% off in the shop. 

 

Advanced Clinical Apprenticeship

February - October 2018

Our Advanced Herbal & Hands-on Healing Apprenticeship focuses on expanding your herbal practice, developing the skill-set of an independent herbal practitioner, applying herbal medicine to your business or creating a business from herbal medicine. The apprenticeship focuses on how to build client relationships, the intake and assessment process, formulating herbal protocols, and advanced medicine-making techniques. Over the course of 9 months and 250 hours, apprentices experience the seasons of plants, growing herbs, wild-crafting, botany, materia medica for approx 35 herbs, using herbs with the body systems, the energetics of herbalism, traditional healing techniques, plant spirit medicine, and hands-on healing with plants. 

  • 5 weekend immersions 10am - 4pm
  • 1 Sunday a month 10am - 4pm
  • Monthly case studies to help you embody and apply your herbal learning
  • Weekly Herbal Assignments to keep you connected to the plants and your learning
  • Weekly mentorship to help you grow your skills in advanced herbal topics. 
  • Program is flexible for those needing to balance work, family and studies. 
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program includes:

All required books, supplied materials, and included field trips.  Additional supplies for assignments are not included. Apprentices receive 20% off in the shop.

Registration policies

Cost: $3200; $600 non-refundable deposit reserves your spot. All balances are due prior to the start of the first class. Payment plans and work-trade are available. All payments are non-refundable. 

Students are encouraged to attend all sessions. In the event of absence make-up teaching sessions are not offered. However,  all hand-outs and notes will be supplied. 

Advanced students must have prior herbal experience. In some cases additional study will be required before participation.  

Students who complete the Community Herbalist Apprenticeship will receive 20% off registration for the advanced program