- Feb 26 2022
- 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Single Day Immersion: Viriditas Arcana Series Home & Family Herbcraft
Spend a Day as a Herbalist, fully immersed in plants and plant people at the Beautiful American Botanical Council. Take the in person part of Class one AND class two of our Home and Family Program. We have opened up parts to folks unable to commit to all of the classes, or who just want to dip in.
10-1PM Class 1-Nutritive Weeds and Tonics This is the first class in our Home and Family Program! This class encompasses everything weedy and wonderful in “prespring”, and introduces you to using nutritive tonics both as food and medicine.. Learn about Hildegarde of Bingen, herbs like Nettles and Chickweed, Rituals to prepare yourself for spring. We will go in depth with about 10 plants or more, and include both indoor and outside time.
2-5PM Class 2-Digestive health, Bitters and Infusions/Decoctions Learn about traditional Digestive Remedies, and learn to make therapeutic infusions and decoctions, as well as tasting, touching and smelling the herbs!
Teachers Caroline Caswell and Mo Bonilla will take you through identifying what weeds nutritives and digestive herbs are growing around the 2.5 acre property, and will demo making herbal remedies associated with these plants. We will go in depth with about 10 plants or more, and include both indoor and outside time.
Take both classes that day at a discounted price
- please read our COVID safety policies before signing up. Students may be asked to mask, and maintain social distance. At this time, we also require onsite students to be vaccinated, or bring a doctors exemption note and negative PCR test before coming to class. Thank you for helping us take care of each other!