herbal medicine workshops
HEALTH SUPPORTED BY MOTHER NATURE.
MEDICINAL PLANT WALK
BACKYARD HERBALIST SERIES
WHEN: Sunday 4/19, 1-2:30p
WHERE: The Grand Forest, Bainbridge Island, WA
Curious about the medicinal uses for the plants growing here on the Island? Ever wonder how you can use the "weeds" in your garden for your family's health? Interested in learning more about the native plants growing in your own backyard? Join Abby Rappoport, clinical herbalist, and professional member of the American Herbalist Guild, on a fun walk through the Grand Forest where we will take a deeper look at some of the flora on the Island. We'll discuss how many of these plants can be used as effective medicines for the whole family while enjoying the beauty of the forest!
For more information, or to register for the event, Please contact Abby.
Kids are welcome to join in the fun free of charge, but parents will be held responsible for their well-being
HOME-MADE MEDICINE (calendula)
HEALING HERBAL SALVE MAKING WORKSHOP
December 8, 2020
Herbal medicine can be a powerful tool in your medicine cabinet. In this workshop we will learn about the benefits of calendula, a common flower that grows easily in almost any garden. We will then learn how to extract its medicinal constituents in several ways, and create a topical salve that can be useful for a huge variety of skin issues, and safe for the whole family. You will go home with a jar of salve for yourself, and all sorts of fun new knowledge about using herbs at home!
SEASONAL WELLNESS WORKSHOP
IMMUNE SYSTEM AND LUNG HEALTH FOR AUTUMN
Sponsored by HERBFOLK and Terra Firma Farms
Sept 22, 2019
This workshop will draw upon traditional wisdom and current trends for staying healthy with the seasons. Abby Rappoport will lead a class on the energetics of Autumn through the lens of Eastern medicine. We will explore how to boost the immune system and the Lungs during the Autumn months with herbs, traditional cold/flu remedies, self care, and intention. Then we’ll walk the herb gardens at Tara Firma Farms to learn about seasonal herbs that grow in abundance in our region. There will be an herbal honey demo, medical mushroom soup tasting and traditional remedies workshop. Everyone will take home a seasonal herbal tea blend.