Apprentices at class

 

Studying Herbal Medicine at Wildwood Institute

We are now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Herbal Apprenticeship Program. The program meets one weekend per month, from May 15, 2021 - April 10, 2022.
 
As an herbal apprentice, you will learn how to synthesize the wisdom of nature, herbal traditions, science and intuition, while gaining personal experience in herbal healing for yourself and others. The first year is a comprehensive training program both for aspiring practitioners and for for individuals who want to use herbs for self and family.
 
If you have questions about the program or about being an herbalist in general, you can register for our online workshop on March 18 at 6:30 pm: So You Want To Be An Herbalist.

We accept applications until the class is full, first come first served. Below are some pictures from this year's class.

October, 2020

Outdoor class session, October 2020
Studying in-person and virtually, October 2020

 Apprentices walking through the garden

Apprentices walking through the garden, October 2020

Apprentices walking along the Ice Age Trail near Wildwood Institute

Herb walk on the Ice Age Trail

A view of the Ice Age Trail near Wildwood Institute

Autumn on the Ice Age Trail

September, 2020

Apprentices harvesting burdock seeds

Apprentices gathering burdock seeds

Burdock seeds for making medicine

Burdock seeds ready for medicine making

Apprentices making jewelweed broth

Apprentices processing jewelweed

Jewelweed simmering in a pot

Jewelweed simmering
 St. John's Wort
St. John's Wort growing in our garden

Oils and tinctures

Tinctures and infused oils

Upcoming Classes:

Plant-based Healing for the Heart

 

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
6:00-8:00 P.M.

Class will be held online through Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Join us as we explore delicious heart-y infusions, vinegars and honeys from some of nature’s most wonderful plants! In this virtual class you will learn how to use herbs, foods, and lifestyle choices to strengthen your heart, create strong and flexible blood vessels, and maintain healthy blood pressure.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS

So You Want To Be An Herbalist

 

Thursday, March 18, 2021
6:30-8:00 P.M.

Class will be held online through Wildwood Institute

Harvesting dandelion root on a crisp fall day. Making your own elderberry syrup. Knowing which herbs to use when your loved one has a cold. These are just a few of the reasons people become herbalists! Learn what you need to know in order to be a safe and effective herbalist. We will discuss resources, legalities, licensing, and the joy of learning about plants!

If you have questions about our Herbalist Apprenticeship program, or about being an herbalist in general, this class is a good place to start.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS

Rejuvenate Yourself with Spring Tonics

 

Thursday, April 1, 2021
6:00-8:00 P.M.

Class will be held online through Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Spring is the season when old energies are cleared away and bodies renew themselves. Traditional herbal spring tonics, easily grown in your yard, can help you do this safely, gently and effectively. Learn the modern uses of these wonderful herbs for improved metabolism, stable moods and clear skin, and how to do a six-week spring tune-up. Join us to learn all about herbal spring tonics and for a demonstration on how to make an herbal skin toner.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS

 

 

 

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