Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

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Short Workshops

Intro to Herbal Dentistry

Workshop Length: 1 day Workshop Dates: Saturday, February 21, 2015, 10am-3pm It all starts with the mouth! Reclaim your dental health with herbs! Discover the importance of a healthy mouth and general information about oral health. Inflamed or bleeding gums, gingivitis, bad breath and toothaches, are some of the conditions that plague the mouth. None […] Full Details

Gardening with the Moon

Sun, Moon and Stars: Understanding Planting Calendars with Turtle Turtlington “An in-depth understanding of how the moon guides plant growth” Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 6:30-9:00 pm Planting a garden this year and curious about when to plant seeds for best germination? Wondering when the best time to harvest herbs for culinary or medicinal purposes is? […] Full Details

Fermentation Frenzy

The Art of Mead, Cider, Kimchee and Kraut Making with Turtle Turtlington Saturday, February 28 2015, 1:00-5:00 pm Begin the afternoon with a Fermentation Demonstration! AS EASY AS 1,2,3… Kraut and Spicy Kimchee. A short discussion and fermentation demonstration will give you all the basics you need to know to make your own homemade kraut […] Full Details

Fruit School

Barkslip’s University of Diversity: 9th Annual Fruit School March 9th-April 2nd, Monday’s and Thursday’s 6:00-8:00 pm *Optional field trip and picnic on the 4th* The mission for the fruit school is to impart a sense of connection to fruiting and nutting plants. To impart that caring for them is as easy and pleasurable as eating […] Full Details

Herbal Remedies for Chronic Inflammation

Herbal Remedies for Chronic Inflammation: Saturday April 4th, 10:00-1:00 Do you live with chronic pain or depression? Have you been diagnosed with a chronic disease? Chronic inflammation in the body has been associated with these issues and others. The nice thing is that the body is adaptable. Reducing inflammation naturally has very positive effects on […] Full Details

Intro to the Metamorphic Technique

Metamorphic Technique: Saturday April 18th 10:00-2:00 pm This four hour workshop will focus on the theory and practice of the Metamorphic Technique. This gentle foot, hand, and head massage triggers certain points in the spine. Its draws from reflexology in its approach.  The meridians in these areas correspond to the spinal column which stores energy […] Full Details

Gate of Life: Taoist Tonic Herbalism

Taoist Tonic Herbalism: June 1st and 2nd, 2015 6:00-8:00 pm Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the oldest herbal tradition in human history, the Gate of Life! This class will cover Taoist health philosophy and Tonic herbal alchemy, and offer insights into this incredibly sophisticated healing tradition. We will see, hold and taste the […] Full Details

Plant Walks and Botany Talks

Last Sunday of the Month, April-September 1-3 pm Curious how to use common, abundant medicinal plants? Ever wonder what’s growing right in your own backyard? Join herbalist Abby Artemisia in a two hour plant walk the last Sunday of each month where you will gain in depth knowledge of the medicinal and edible plants around […] Full Details