APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

                             

 

Classes are taught at Mountain Spirit, in the yurt on my land and in the fields around the area. At the end of each course there is a certificate of completion; this has been used in the local high school for class credits and also some colleges.

BEGINNING HERBAL APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Fees are $45 per class (or inquire for work-trade available), $975 per season, or $325 per 8 classes. A $50 nonrefundable deposit—which includes the 1st class—is required at sign-up. High school students 15 or older attend for free (3 spaces per year). Class size limit is 10. Register at the Port Townsend Farmer’s Market, by phone or email.

After completing this course you will have a basic understanding of using herbs for your health and body’s needs, and herbal remedies of basic ailments for yourself and family members.

  • Basic Herbal Remedy Making 
  • Food Herbs for Prevention of Illness
  • Growing and Cultivation of Herbs in the Pacific Northwest
  • Women’s Herbs from Menstruation through Menopause 
  • Male Herbs
  • Basic Herbal First Aid Kits—personalized for your families’ needs

Class is held from the fall equinox until the spring equinox, and meets each Wednesday from 10am–noon. There will be hands-on projects such as balms, tinctures and soap making, and some field trips (depending on weather), followed by question and answer time, and a review of last week’s herbal homework. 

ADVANCED HERBAL APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Class fee is $800. Payments or work-trade arrangements can be made. An interview is required before sign-up.

After completing this course you will have a basic understanding of using herbs for your health and body’s needs, and how to remedy basic ailments.

  • Combination Herbal Remedy Making and Herbs for Prevention of Illness
  • Growing and Cultivation of Herbs in the Pacific Northwest
  • Women’s Herbs from Menstruation through Menopause 
  • Male Herbs

The class is conducted over four months. We will meet one afternoon a week from 2pm until 4ish. This is an intensive class. There will be some herbal remedy making but mostly working with combinations and their benefits, followed by question and answer time, and a review of last week’s herbal homework.