We are very excited to announce the launch of a five-part series featuring Chuck Riffenburg, owner of Rogue Herbalist and Dr. Joshua Corn, Naturopathic Doctor at Stowe Natural Family Wellness. This series of workshops will take us through the seasons as we study herbalism and the human body through the lens of traditional energetics, as well as contemporary science. You may purchase the classes as a series or individually but you will receive a discount if you purchase the full series.
Spring – Liver, Gallbladder, and Detoxification Workshop
April 1st, 2023
Join us as we delve into the natural processes of detoxification and learn about herbs and foods that support healthy detoxification. You will also have the opportunity to make your own herbal tea and detox juice!
Summer – Cardiovascular System and Rosewater Distillation
June 10th, 2023
In this class, we will explore the cardiovascular system and the herbs and foods that sustain a healthy heart. This class will coincide with our annual Rosewater Distillation workshop. Participants will take part in the rose harvest and learn about the distillation process. Everyone will take home a bottle of Rosewater!
Late Summer – Digestive System and Local Plant & Mushroom Walk and Picnic
September 9th, 2023
In this class, we will meet off site and go for an Herb & Mushroom Walk. We will identify various plants and mushrooms, and the class discussion will revolve around the digestive system. Please bring a backpack, hiking boots, water, and any food you may want for the picnic. You may also want to bring a pen and paper to take notes.
Autumn – Respiratory and Immune System – Fire Cider Making
October 21st, 2023
This class will focus on the Lungs and the Immune System, and making Fire Cider is the perfect activity to go with this theme! We will provide the various ingredients (organic apple cider vinegar, honey, ginger, garlic, peppers, etc.) that is needed to create your own Fire Cider.
Winter – Kidneys & Bladder – Tea Making
January 6th, 2024
The cold season is perfect for tea making, so join us as we study the Kidneys and Bladder. We will drink tea as you discover the finer points of blending an herbal tea and take home your very own creation.
***Please be aware, because of the amount of time and energy that goes into planning a series like this, there are no refunds available on a workshop purchase. Please do not purchase if you cannot attend the event. If you miss the event, you will not be refunded.***