HERBAL MEDICINE+ MAGIC MAKING
The first Sunday of each month starting May 1st, 2016
Strong medicine lies within the place you reside, calling you to the wild edges of the land. Deepen your relationship with place by learning to work with the plants that live close to your door step. On the first Sunday of each month, from May to October, explore the wild edges with Alison of Native Apothecary and learn to create an herbal apothecary with wildcrafted flowers, leaves and roots. Meet the medicine where it grows, seeing the landscape change with the seasons.
Classes take place in the wild spaces of Frick Park and in a private studio kitchen in Braddock, Pennsylvania
LEARN HOW TO CREATE:
Herbal Infusions + Decoctions
Salves + Syrups
Wild Food Dishes
Each four-hour class starts in the field– learn the habitat, characteristics, harvesting techniques, and unique personality of each medicinal leaf, flower and root that resides in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Become your own hedgewitch, learning how to connect to the spirit of the flora you come across, enriching your life. Take your harvest back to the studio kitchen and create an apothecary rich with the vitality of the Earth.
Develop an in-depth relationship with over 20 different herbal allies, those potent with strong mediciNE.
Medicinal herbs that grow wild, tended by the hand of Mother Earth are potent, abundant, and wise. Each plant has it’s own essence and personality that shines through, sending vibrant healing throughout the body, heart, and mind. This is the language of wild medicine and it is the medicine of the people, transmitted to us through the ages.
This course is designed for people who want to deepen their relationship with plants, and for those with a desire to connect with the vibrant medicine of the land.
tuition–$100 for each class
Space is limited to six participants, ensuring that each person receives a personal experience.