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Six-Weekend Herbal Apprenticeship at Heartstone Herbal School

Feb 01, 2016 11:30AM

An herbal apprenticeship program will be held one weekend a month between May and October, at Heartstone Herbal School, in Van Etten, New York. The dates are: May 20-22,June 24-26,July 22-24, August 19-21,September 16-18 andOctober 14-16. This in-depth, residential course offers an experience-based foundation for the lifelong journey of becoming a practitioner of herbal medicine, and spans three seasons, tointimately learn about plants over the course of their life cycles. 


The program teaches plant identification and medicinal properties, diverse medicines including teas, tinctures, oils, creams and salves, ethical wild-crafting and anatomy and physiology of the body. Activities are designed to deepen a personal relationship with the natural world. 


Heartstone School is located in Heartstone Center for Earth Essentials, whose mission includes carrying the principles of right relationship and gratitude for life into opportunities for learning and action. These are woven into the fabric of the apprenticeship. Heartstone courses are taught by co-directors Kris Miller and Tammi Sweet, along with special event guest instructors. 


Tuition: $2,200, includes most meals, supplies, rustic accommodations and an online course. Non-refundable $250 deposit required. Payment programs and $250 in work trade available. Early bird discounts when paid in full by: March 1, $200 discount; April 1, $100 discount. Location: 301 Brink Rd., Van Etten, NY. For more information, call 607-589-4619, email [email protected]or

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