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2024
Herbal Healing Retreats

SPRING

SUMMER

FALL

Attend one season or all three.

A retreat experience spread out across the seasons, 

weaving together herbal wisdom, foraging, gardening, 

earth (re)connection, community building, healing & growth.  Our retreats are facilitated in a way which supports individual and collective learning & growing through experiential processes and hands-on-learning.

During each seasonal retreat, we meet in-person for a full-day, every other week over the course of two months.  Time together is spent in both "active" learning/doing and "passive" quiet/reflective experiencing. 

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Herbal Wellness
Foundational knowledge
for healthy living...

 

Detailed instruction in herb craft from simple infusions, decoctions and tinctures to gourmet dishes, fermented beverages and more.

Food as Medicine…a new take on common kitchen spices.

Support and strengthen internal body systems for targeted healing.

Holistic healing through sacred plant teachings - connecting with spirit of plants & land. 

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Experiential Learning
Explorations in foraging, organic gardening & nature connection...
 

Ethics and safety of Foraging.  

In spring, we explore the wild and cultivated spaces on the farm.

Come summer we work in the garden(s), harvest, process and craft food and remedies for healing and wellness.

All year round, but especially in fall, we focus on building our herbal apothecary/food pantry for winter and year-round wellness and explore wild mushrooms.

Cultivating awareness, caring & tending, community, awe and reverence.

Floating Bubble

Mindfulness
+ Sensory Awareness

for peace within...
 

Awaken awareness and intuition through ever-changing sights, smells, noises, tastes and textures of the natural world.

Guided meditations in body awareness, grounding, centering and boundaries.

Games and activities to expand and fine-tune our senses.

 


 

Wild & Weedy Wellness

SPRING SESSION

March 23rd - May 4th

Every other Saturday

9am - 3pm

We've been tasked with a mission!  Our adventures begin at the vernal equinox, and we're going on a foraging expedition through the farm fields and forest.  What will we discover, who might we meet, and what secrets will we uncover?

 

Our entire spring session has a particular emphasis on foraging.  Foraging 101 - safety, plant identification and communication allows us to connect in meaningful ways with the land, wildlife and plants around us.  

 

We'll work with root, leaf and flower as we move into ethical harvesting.  From there we transform nature's medicine into culinary delights.

We will discuss shared patterns between our own bodies and the living earth and how we might be mutually supported through attuning to the energies and qualities of the season.

Saturdays 9a - 3p

March 23

April 6, 20

May 4

$395 - $495 sliding scale

You choose the cost of your retreat from the range above.  Use the sliding scale while taking into consideration your income and financial stability and/or if you will miss any of the scheduled days (we ask not to miss more than one).  We do not ask for proof of income.  Choose the amount that feels best for your life and circumstances.

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The Garden Gateway

SUMMER SESSION

Every other Saturday

June 15th - July 27th 

9:00am - 3:00pm

Come ... be restored through connection with the plants, land and one another.  Healing herbs of field, forest & garden.  We'll explore the abundance of untended wild and cultivated garden spaces.  We'll witness the exponential growth that comes with the longest daylight hours of the year.  We celebrate the gifts of food, medicine and community.   

Our journey begins just before the summer solstice.  We'll craft tasty, herbal remedies (food and medicines) for keeping ourselves hydrated, cool and nourished.  We make herbal mocktails and cocktails that are complex, full of flavor and visually stunning.  We engage all of our senses through relaxed wondering, quiet meditation, games / play, and herb craft (harvesting/processing).   

Learn practices for quieting the mind of chatter and becoming fully present in your body.  

Saturdays 9am-3pm

June 15, 29

July 13, 27

$395 - $495 sliding scale

You choose the cost of your retreat from the range above.  Use the sliding scale while taking into consideration your income and financial stability and/or if you will miss any of the scheduled days (we ask not to miss more than one).  We do not ask for proof of income.  Choose the amount that feels best for your life and circumstances.

Radically Rooted

FALL SESSION

Sep 28th - Nov 9th

Every other Saturday

9am - 3pm 

 

Immune modulators, immune stimulants, antimicrobials and more.  Our fall retreat takes a deep dive into immunity and general wellness.  How do you know which herbs to take, when and for how long?  Learn which herbs are safe for long-term daily use, which herbs to take for immune system support when exposed or fighting respiratory illnesses and which herbs are helpful in bringing comfort and relief when sick.

Get to know a few select mushrooms that are easy to identify and incorporate into our diet and lifestyle.  Harvest, process and craft from the gardens & wild spaces on the farm.  Start building your herbal apothecary & food pantry for year-round wellness through a variety of preservation methods.

Herb Craft - Create herbal infusions in various menstruums -water, oil, vinegar, alcohol- using fresh and dried herbs.  Particular emphasis will be on long-term storage.  How do we process and store our harvest to get us through winter?   

 

Saturdays 9am - 3pm 

Sep 28

Oct 12, 26

Nov 9

$395 - $495 sliding scale

You choose the cost of your retreat from the range above.  Use the sliding scale while taking into consideration your income and financial stability and/or if you will miss any of the scheduled days (we ask not to miss more than one).  We do not ask for proof of income.  Choose the amount that feels best for your life and circumstances.

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Retreat general information:

What we’ll do…

  • Spend time indoors and out, exploring the land, playing games, tuning into our body, heart and mind while expanding our senses, meeting the plants + harvesting, processing, cooking and crafting.   

What you'll need...

  • Bring a lunch, tea cup, thermos and your water bottle each time we meet.

  • A pair of scissors, gardening gloves and jars/containers for transporting/storing your herbal harvest/creations (re-purposed food jars w/ lids work great for this).  We'll send an email before each gathering day with what to bring.

 

  • Anything you need to be comfortable both indoors and out.  Examples include a good pair of walking/hiking shoes, outdoor gear (outerware) appropriate for the season, sun protection, bug repellent, ect...  Again, a courtesy email is sent out prior to each retreat day with recommendations on what to bring as it pertains to our activities indoors and out.

What if I need to unexpectedly miss a day?

  • You can reach out to us before our next gathering to get you caught up on what you missed, including hand-outs, herb craft activity and a summary of the experiential piece(s) of the day.  We do not pro-rate or provide refunds.   

For more information, please reach out through our contact form.

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