Herbal Events Calendar
Welcome to the AHG Calendar of Herbal Events. If you have an event that you think would be of interest to our members and those who visit this website, send a description and contact information to email@example.com
May 14- July 2nd Clinical Herbalism 102 University of New Mexico Continuing Ed.
This course provides health care professionals and interested community members applies skills for the practice of Clinical Herbalism. Students will learn fundamental principles behind preparation choice and practice making fresh and dry tinctures, cordial preparations, ghee and honey preparations, syrups, suppositories and inhalers. Synergies, potentiation and incapsulation will also be part of the experiential learning process.
Instructed by: Sonia Masocco, LDT, C.AY.P
Contact: Diana@soniamasocco.com or 505-296-5737
HEARTSTONE HERBAL SCHOOL, Van Etten, NY. 6 Weekend Herbal Apprenticeship, Friday through Sunday, May through October. In the beauty of the NY Finger Lakes, an in-depth and experience-based foundation in the art & science of herbal medicine.
May 4 is National HerbDay 2013 and herb of the year is the elder berry (Sambucus spp) It is not too early to plan your community HerbDay event. The American Herbalists Guild is working hard to ensure that every one of its chapters engages in this celebration. Please join us in marking your calendar and getting your thinking caps on now! HerbDay is an international celebration of herbs and herbal products that are packed with events aimed at educating and sharing ideas about the many ways herbs bring joy and well-being into our daily lives. We celebrate herbs' use in food, beverages, medicine, beauty products, and crafts, along with the art of growing and gardening with herbs. HerbDay is a grassroots movement and its events belong to everyone who chooses to participate. Some Ideas: Plan a garden tour, host a lecture series, write a local article, organize a festival, give a guided plant walk, setup a market, present a speaker, sponsor a film, schedule a workshop. Once you have your idea you can contact Mimi at firstname.lastname@example.org; at the AHG to help promote your event and guide you through the process of registering your event with the HerbDay website. There are materials available to support your plans! Looking Forward! Mimi Hernandez, AHG visit http://herbday.org/
May 17 - 20, 2013 Northern California Women's Herbal Symposium, Session 1: (of 3) http://www.womensherbalsymposium.org/pages/symposium.html
May 24 -27 Northern California Women's Herbal Symposium, Session 2: (of 3) http://www.womensherbalsymposium.org/pages/symposium.html
Sunday June 2 GMO’s Negative Health Implications and Science Update
Whole Foods, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 3:00 pm
June 3rd - September 11th Summer Field Intensive with the Vitalist School of Herbology in Ashland, OR
Our summer field-based course will give students the opportunity to connect with plants in their natural habitats. Over the course, we will be visiting five distinct eco-systems at the peak of their bloom tide! Curriculum includes: plant identification, basic botany, habitat awareness, Klamath-Siskiyou ecology and history, herbal first aid, and the ethics of wild-crafting. Classes will be divided between day-long expeditions and multiple-day field trips and will meet in various locations in the Klamath-Siskiyou bioregion. Application and interview required. http://www.vitalistherbology.com/Field_Intensive.html
June 7- 9: The Midwest Women's Herbal Conference: Remembering Our Roots, Growing From The Ground Up ... with featured guests Aviva Romm and Susun Weed Over 40 workshops and plants walks. Kids camp and Teen Circle as well as intergenerational entertainment! . Centered in the Wise Woman Tradition, the Midwest Women's Herbal Conference provides a gathering space to focus on earth-centered healing, nourishment, and the plants that grow around us. From the ground up, we connect to weave ourselves, our families, and our communities back into the dynamic spiral of health. For more information see: www.midwestwomensherbal.com
June 8 The Mount Lebanon HerbFest is taking place on Saturday, June 8 at the Darrow School on the grounds of Mount Lebanon Shaker Village in New Lebanon, NY.
There will be more than 30 walks, talks, demonstrations and workshops around herbs in food, pharmacy, gardens and local history. These go from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with about four herb-related events taking place per hour. The cost is $10 per person and $20 per family. Please see our website at www.mountlebanonherbfest.com for a schedule and details.
Saturday, June 15th, 2013 12pm to 4:30pm at Four Elements Herbals
Visit our organic farm as we celebrate 25 years of organic gardening and herbal wellness.
Come sample our new teas, now offered in tea bags. Free tastings all day. Guided garden tours and woodland hayrides begin at 12:30 and 2:30pm.
Four Elements Herbals, E. 8984 Weinke Rd., North Freedom, WI 53951, (608) 522-4492
Edible and Medicinal Wild Plant Walk at
Restoration Farm, Old Bethpage, NY 5 pm, call 631-842-2283
To REGISTER AND GET DIRECTIONS http://naturalnurse.com/edible-medicinal-herb-walk-restoration-farm
June 25-September 19 Herbs for Pets Course at The Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism in Asheville, NC.
Join Dr. Patricia Jordan for this 70 hour certification course. Learn to care for your animal friends with Aromatherapy, Essential Oils, Flower Essences, Homemade Skin Care Products, Emergency First Aid,
Ceremonial Herbs, Herbs for Parasites/Pest Prevention, Food as Medicine for pets, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Energetics of the Botanical Families, Proper Vital Nutrition, Herbs to help Rest & Balance Emotions.
Class will meet from 6-9pm at ASHH on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please contact us for the full schedule, as classes will not be held every week. In addition, there will be 3 Sunday hands on labs from 1-6pm at ASHH.
For more information or to register: (828) 350-1221 or Info@HerbsHeal.com.
Tuition is $650. http://herbsheal.com/events.php
June 27 Edible and Medicinal Plant Identification on Long Island, with Certified Herbalist Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, AHG, AHN-BC sponsored by North Shore Land Alliance, call 516-626-0908 to Register
June 29 Flanders Nature Preserve, Flanders, Conn., Edible and Medicinal Wild Plant Walk and Medicine Making Fun Shop, with Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN, The Natural Nurse and Dr. Eugene Zampierion, “DR. Z” , master herbalists and authors of The Natural Medicine Chest, call 203-263-3711 to register
July 9 Edible and Medicinal Wild Plant Herb Walk with Bhavani Jaroff and iEat Green, Old Westbury, NY 6:00 pm, Pot luck dinner in the Garden to follow call for Registration and Directions: 516-238- 3616
July 24 Stony Brook University , Dept of Family Medicine, Residents
Lecture, Drug Nutrient Depletion, Herb- Drug Interactions with Ellen Kamhi, PHD RN
July 24-August 14, 2013 7th Annual Women’s Herbal/Earthways Residential Apprenticeship Program held in Coon Valley, WI This residential apprenticeship is a unique opportunity for women to hear the call of the wild and to listen to their own deep wisdom. We will connect deeply with ourselves, the earth, herbal green allies and all that is. Women will have the opportunity to experience living close to the earth while incorporating herbs and wild foods into their daily life.For more information see: http://www.moonwiseherbs.com/herbal-apprenticeship-program/residential-a...
July 26-28. HEARTSTONE HERBAL SCHOOL, Van Etten, NY
Continuing Education Series KATHLEEN MAIER of Sacred Plant Traditions, www.heart-stone.com, 607-589-4619
July 26 - 28th: TerraVita Herbal Symposium, Ashland, OR. Reconnect to your roots by escaping to this mountain retreat for a gathering of herbalists and plant enthusiasts of all levels! Experience interactive and diverse workshops, plant walks, yoga, music, stargazing, and The Market Place. All proceeds from our raffle and auction will be donated to United Plant Savers. This year’s teachers will include: Cascade Anderson Gellar, Jon Carlson, Myron Cretney, Trish Gallagher, Tom Ward, Mark Wheeler, and Jennifer McCoy. http://terravitasprings.com/
August 22-25, 2013 6th Annual Women’s Herbal Intensive held on Rock Island, Wisconsin Join herbalist and wild crafter Linda Conroy for this amazing journey on a primitive island located off of the tip of Door County peninsula in Lake Michigan. Cars and even bikes are not allowed on the 912-acre island,making for an experience unlike any other. There are 10 miles of hiking trails, including a one-mile interpretive trail and 5,000 feet of beach. This herbal intensive will offer an opportunity to connect deeply with the plants on this remote island.For more information see: http://www.moonwiseherbs.com/rock-island-trip/
August 30 - September 2 Northern California Women's Herbal Symposium, Session 3: (of 3) http://www.womensherbalsymposium.org/pages/symposium.html
Sept 5- Oct 24th Clinical Herbalism 103 University of New Mexico Continuing Ed.
Many health practitioners recommend herbal and supplement protocols, medical professionals prescribe drugs, and individuals purchase many over-the-counter products. In this class you will learn about common pathologies, the mechanism of actions of selected cardiovascular, pulmonary, psychiatry, analgesic, neurology and condition specific drugs and their herb or supplement interaction/contraindication as well as herbal and supplements adjuvants to specific conditions such as hypertension, high cholesterol, asthma, depression and anxiety, pain, Alzheimer's, diabetes etc. This class is designed to teach the layperson as well as health care professional and the information provided can put to immediate use.
Instructed by: Sonia Masocco, LDT, C.AY.P
Contact: Diana@soniamasocco.com or 505-296-5737
Sept 5-8 Breitenbush Herbal Conference
Sept 19-22: Herbal Resurgence Rendezvous - at Mormon Lake, in the Coconino Forest, near Flagstaff, AZ. For the last four years, over 30 of the most knowledgeable and renowned herbal teachers from across the country have gathered at beautiful Mormon Lake for an event featuring 50 classes, 2 nights of music and 4 native plant walks. They come, along with hundreds of people from all over the world, with the goal of making herbal folk medicine accessible to everyone, as well as radically improving and sharing their own knowledge, training and research for skilled practitioners. Classes contain elements of the cutting edge and can sometimes be controversial, but are for every skill level and age. There are even several children’s classes. This is a very family friendly event and camping is available. This 300 acre retreat features a healer's market, restaurant, store, laundry facilities, horseback riding and more. Spouses and children that will not be taking classes are welcome to camp with you and for a very small fee can attend the two evening concerts. www.HerbalResurgence.org www.PlantHealerMagazine.com JamieHerbal@gmail.com or 417-668-0058
September 21 New Concepts in Advanced Endoscopy, Marriott Hotel
Uniondale, NY, 5.25 CEU , Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN, Compromised Intercellular Junctures in the Inflammatory Process, Botanical Interventions, call 631-351-2618 for information
Oct 4Evidence Based Natural and Integrative Medicine Symposium,
10 am - 4 pm, 5 CEU Credits, co-hosts: Univ of Bridgeport ,and Stony Brook University at Stony Brook Southampton Campus 800-829-0918 to register
October 11-13 HEARTSTONE HERBAL SCHOOL Van Etten, NY
Continuing Education Series CHANCHAL CABRERA of Boucher Institute & Innisfree Farm, .
October 21 China Town Herb Walk, with Master Herbalists Ellen Kamhi,PhD, RN and Dr Eugene Zampieron, ND, call 800-829-0918 to register
November 7 to 10 in Bend, Oregon
We are thrilled to announce that the 2013 AHG Symposium is going be in held in Bend, Oregon one of the most beautiful places in the Northwest!
FIND OUT MORE at the AHG Symposium website page at www.ahgsymposium.com
The site of our symposium is The Riverhouse located on the banks of the Deschutes River not far from the city center. The Riverhouse offers comfortable and affordable lodging, great food and is less than 30 minutes away from Redmond, OR airport.