Natural Health ~ Herbal Medicine
~ cultivating heart & soul the wise woman way ~
2020 Calendar of Events
Herbal Apprenticeships, Weekend Workshops, Integrated Earth Medicine Camps, Herb Walks & Garden Opens
Schedule of Events 2020
PO Box 837, Monroe, WA 98272 phone: 360-794-2938
Register via postal mail or online
Garden Opens are free. An optional Small Teachings workshop can be added on for $35....
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February 2: Garden Open: A Triple Goddess Give Away Celebration opens the 29th garden season at RavenCroft. Join me to celebrate St. Brigit's Day, Groundhog Day, Candlemas, the mid-point between the winter solstice and May Day and my 69th birthday! We'll eat cake, enjoy a give-away and bless the garden as the green unfurls...
March 9: Early-Spring LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
March 14-15: HGU Apprenticeship: Crafting the container.
March 14-15: Hands-On Health: Simpling, Nourishing Herbal Infusions...Nettle, Willow, Hedges & Edges,
March 22: Garden Open Vernal Equinox, Small teaching: Seeds
April 6: Mid-Spring LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
April 17, 18, 19: Garden Camp, Hands-on how-to for crafting your own healing
April 22: Herb Walk, Lake Tradition Trail, Issaquah
May 3: Garden Open: Beltane Garden Open, Small teaching: BOCA Composting, fertility
May 4: Early Summer LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
May 9-10: HGU Apprenticeship Green allies abound. Approaching summer. Fertility.
May 9-10: Hands-On Health foraging, wild & cultivated food, hawthorn flower & leaf, roses, alliums, dandelions, cleavers and what they're good for!
**May 13: Herb Walk, Snoqualmie Valley, Duvall, WA
June 8: Summer LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
June 12-13-14: Herbal Medicine Making Camp, Hands-On Herbal Medicine Making. 3 full, action-packed days of herbal medicine making from the ground up.
**June 17: Herb Walk Waterfront Park, Leavonworth, WA, plants east of the Cascades
June 21: Garden Open: Summer Solstice, Small teaching: St. Joanswort...what's she good for?
July 6: Mid-Summer LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
July 11-12: HGU: Apprenticeship mid-summer
July 11-12: Hands-On Health: Immune system tonification, echinacea, elderberry, lavender, linden. Cooling fire, soothing, moistening
**July 15: Herb Walk UW Medicinal Herb Garden, Center for Urban Horticulture,
UW Urban Farm, Seattle WA
August 2: Garden Open: 1st Harvest, Breaking Bread, Small teaching: Grains of the World
August 3: Late Summer LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
August 7-8-9: HGU Apprenticeship
August 7-8-9: Food Camp, Hands-On local~global food traditions.Culture rises from earth.
August 14: Herb Walk, Iron Goat Trail, Stevens Pass, WA
**August 20-23: NW Herb Symposium, Whidbey Island, WA website
September 7: Early Fall LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
September12 -13: HGU: Apprenticeship weekend, evening projects
September 12 - 13: Hands-On Health: Harvest season, Hearts: How They Work, Circulation, Movement, Hedge Medicine, Haw Berries, rooting happiness...
September 20: Fall Equinox Garden Open, Small teaching: Digging Roots, Planting Bulbs
**September 24-27: Pacific Women’s Herbal Conference, Vashon Is, WA website
October 7: Late Fall LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
October 9 Herb Walk TBD
October 10 -11: HGU: Apprenticeship, evening projects
October 10 -11: Hands-On Health: Roots & Seeds, elecampane, comfrey, dandelion, heirloom beans, bone broth, turning toward darkness. An in-depth visit with joints, ligaments, tendons and the sinews that bind you together.
October 30 - November 1: Earth Witch Intensive, Dancing through the Veil, witches, worts & wisdom...more coming...
November 14 - 15: HGU: Apprenticeship Presentations, Ceremony of Completion
November 14 - 15: Hands-On Health
December 20: Solstice Garden Open, Community Labyrinth Celebration, Song, Dance & Feasting, Bonfire