- Sep 24 2022
- 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Autumnal Rituals for the Wild: Cultivating Herbal Sanctuaries
Register Here and choose the single class option and the date you would like to attend
Fall Herbal Self Care Class 1
Time: 10-2PM Date :Sept 24
Are you ready to get started learning about herbs? This series is to help you “fill your cup” with likeminded people who want to share in the green path of land stewardship, nature connection, and of course, plant medicine! We are excited to have you join us this Fall for some fun and engaging classes to get you started on the green path. These classes will prepare you for next years programs, or may be taken as part one of the “in person” section of the Home and Family Program(part 2 in Spring). Apply here if you’d like to build this into a program, otherwise, just register above!
We will be introducing you to local Fall medicinal plants in Central Texas, medicine making, nature stewardship, growing plants, how herbs work, and how to take care of yourself.
Classes are in an outdoor setting, in Hill Country just South of Austin and center around Autumn. You may sign up for the classes as a series or take them individually.
Class 1 introduces you to what Fall means for Herbalists in Central Texas. This class introduces you to the bioregion you are living in, and the land you are having your classes on. The focus will be on building connections, and learning about the native and locally thriving plants as well as how to get started with Fall gardening in Central Texas We will introduce you to wild foraging, and sustainable gardening practices that suit this area (explored further in Class 2). The class includes a nature sit and plant walk exploring the medicinal and edible plants that are growing during this season. Participants will go home with a special herbal remedy just for the season!
Your instructors are community herbalists Jenny Perez and Darlene Starr. They have been working with herbs in Central Texas for many years, and are community activists in permaculture and land stewardship. Jenny supervises our pharmacy and permaculture sections in Advanced Programs and Darlene assists with Introductory studies and our herbalists Without Borders work in the community making herbalism accessible to all. Read more about them here