Herbal Education Programs & Classes

Ember offers a wide variety of opportunities for herbal education, from beginner level to advanced clinical mentorship and practitioner level continuing education.

Learning is based on connection with nature, both internal and external, while building practical skills to apply plant medicine to your daily life.

With over 3000 hours of clinical experience, Ember supports aspiring and new clinical herbalists to build their skills to become highly competent and proficient clinicians for their communities.

Summe Program

Foundations of Holistic Herbalism and Alchemical Medicine Making

This summer come immerse yourself in the world of herbal medicine on the beautiful Gaspereau Mountain Herb Farm. For 6 weeks, you have the unique opportunity to join registered clinical herbalists Daniel Wiseman and Ember Peters in an experience-based study and practice of herbal medicine.

This intensive beginner level program will focus on practical hands-on growing, harvesting and preparing of local herbs including the basics of making effective and powerful Spagyric herbal medicines. Practical aspects will be balanced with theoretical classes on herbal medicine theory, herbal energetics, energetic assessment, plant connection practices, materia medica of local herbs and using herbs responsibly, safely and effectively for everyday wellness and resilience.

Classes will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays from June 22 to July 28, 2020

Earlybird discount – until April 15th $900

After April 15th tuition is $1000

Includes 100 hours of herbal training.
No prior experience necessary.
There are a limited number of discount spots available upon request and prioritized for BIPOC applicants

To register, email: naturerisingherbalalliance@gmail.com

Guided by Nature, Ember and Daniel practice and teach with both an energetic and scientific approach, combining the best of modern understanding and traditional systems. They are both committed to cultivating a herbal medicine culture based on accessibility, reciprocity and responsibility to care for this unceded Mi’kmaq land we call home.


2020 classes soon to be announced...

~ Advanced/practitioner level therapeutics courses, offered in person and online through webinars

~ Community classes throughout Nova Scotia / Mi'kma'ki

~ Weekend intensives, beginner and intermediate, with a focus on local plant medicines and land stewardship

~ Clinical mentorship for advanced herbalism students, in person and distance, starting in September 2020

More information coming soon!



Invite me to do a workshop or class in your community

I have been teaching herbal medicine since 2010 at conferences, herb schools and community spaces.

I have been faculty at the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism since 2018, teaching courses from the beginner level to the advanced clinical level.

I would be happy to offer a class for your community's specific interest.

For all inquiries: email me at e.peters.herbalist@gmail.com