Please note: the Foundations of Holistic Herbalism and Alchemical Medicine Making Summer Intensive is postponed due to COVID-19 and safety concerns with in person gatherings.

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Summe Program

Foundations of Holistic Herbalism and Alchemical Medicine Making - Postponed until further notice due to COVID-19

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

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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.