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 Imbolc, St. Brigit's Day, Groundhog Day, Candlemas, mid-point between winter solstice and the vernal equinox and my 69th birthday! We'll eat cake, celebrate, 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. Provisioning for the journey...
March 14-15: Hands-On Herbs: The art and craft of simpling, nourishing herbal infusions, going deeper, nettle, willow, hedges and edges. Spring tonics. A sure cure for Spring Fever!
March 22: Garden Open Vernal Equinox, Small teaching: Seeds: Becoming a Seed Keeper
April 6: Mid-Spring LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
April 17, 18, 19: Garden Camp, Hands-on how-to for crafting your own generative
garden. No-dig, permaculture, organic strategies are all here, RavenCroft being a highly experimental garden. You can explore and learn from EagleSong's lifelong garden experience in gardens with many purposes. Get your hands in the dirt from flower boxes to acreage...
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.
May 9-10: Hands-On Herbs: foraging, wild & cultivated food, salad, hawthorn flower & leaf, roses, alliums, dandelions, horsetail and what they're good for! Green allies abound. Approaching summer. Fertility.
**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. Safe, effective, accessible!
**June 17: Herb Walk Waterfront Park, Leavonworth, WA, meet plants east of the Cascades
June 21: Garden Open: Summer Solstice, Small teaching: St. Joanswort...what's she good for? You'll make a take-away tincture & oil.
July 6: Mid-Summer LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
July 11-12: HGU: Apprenticeship mid-summer. Summer. Joy.
July 11-12: Hands-On Herbs: Immune system, lymphatics, respiratory care. Elderberry, marshmallow, linden, echinacea, boneset. Chronic & acute inflammation, cooling fire, soothing, moistening, nourishing...
**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: Culture rises from earth.
August 7-8-9: Food Camp, Hands-On local~global food traditions. Fermentation.
August 12: 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 Herbs: Heart health, circulation, blood; apples, hawthorn fruit, ginger, cayenne, zanthoxylums. Bioflavinoids, free radicals, adaptogens and longevity. Movement, Happiness...
September 20: Fall Equinox Garden Open, Small teaching: Digging Roots, Planting Bulbs
**September 24-27: Pacific Women’s Herbal Conference, Vashon Island, WA website
October 5: Late Fall LIA: Live-In Apprenticeship begins
October 7: Herb Walk TBD
October 10 -11: HGU: Apprenticeship, evening projects
October 10 -11: Hands-On Herbs: 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...Stay tuned.
November 14 - 15: HGU: Apprenticeship Presentations, Ceremony of Completion
November 14 - 15: Hands-On Herbs: Magical plants, visioning, love potions, natural scent therapy, dream pillows, flying ointments. Approaching darkness. Story-ing.
December 20: Solstice Garden Open, Winter Spiral Celebration, Song, Dance & Feasting, Bonfire