Wildwood Institute of Herbalism

Bringing the plants to the people and the people to the earth since 1996

Herbal Apprenticeships

We are now accepting applications for the 2022 Herbalist Apprenticeship Program. Students are accepted only once a year. The session runs from May 21, 2022 to April 16, 2023. Classes are held one weekend per month. Last year there was a waiting list, and we recommend that you apply early in order to secure your place.

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Classes & Events

Visit Wildwood Institute and our medicinal gardens for an on-site workshop or herb walk. We offer introductory classes, and make-and-take workshops with materials included! Or, find Kathleen lecturing off-site, whether it’s at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, a national conference, or online.

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Herbal Apprenticeships

We are now accepting applications for the 2022 Herbalist Apprenticeship Program. Students are accepted only once a year. The session runs from May 14, 2022 to April 16, 2023. Classes are held one weekend per month. Last year there was a waiting list, and we recommend that you apply early in order to secure your place. Apply by April 15. Applications received after this date will be considered only if there is still space available.

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harvesting and laughing

Classes & Events

Visit Wildwood Institute and our medicinal gardens for an on-site workshop or herb walk. We offer introductory classes, and make-and-take workshops with materials included! Or, find Kathleen lecturing off-site, whether it’s at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, a national conference, or online.

Click Here for More Info

a group outdoors crouches together for a similing photo
harvesting and laughing

What is Wildwood Institute of Herbalism?

Wildwood Institute is a woman-owned business dedicated to educating people to heal themselves, their families, their communities, and the Earth. We offer a comprehensive Herbalist Apprenticeship Program, herb walks, workshops, holistic health consultations, and speaking events.

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woman smiles while digging up a burdock plant