United Plant Savers drops in on the Rex Foundation table at the Fare thee Well Concert celebrating 50 years of the Grateful Dead.

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Not only did I get to spend the afternoon sharing awareness of the Rex Foundation’s work to support the environment, and musical arts (www.rexfoundation.org), I had the remarkable opportunity to spend the Grateful Dead 50th celebration concert with my plant mentor Kathleen Harrison, founder of Botanical Dimensions. We all have experiences in life that change us …

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Community Herbal Intensive at theTrillium Center March – November 2015, Conneaut, OH

Community Herbal Intensive at the Trillium Center
The Community Herbal Intensive is a 9-month educational program for herbalists and other plant lovers who want to make a connection between herbal medicine and community health. The monthly workshops will take participants out into the field to work with plants or into the streets to develop community projects. The program runs March through November on the second Sundays at the Trillium Center, a botanical sanctuary and folk arts center in NE Ohio. Go to http://trilliumcenter.org/2014/10/21/community-herbal-intensive-2015/ or write to trilliumctr@gmail.com for more info.

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Winter Workshops at the Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine, Asheville, NC Dec 2014 – Jan 2015

Winter Workshops Herbal and Energetic Classes December 2014 – January 2015 Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine, Asheville, NC. For the full schedule and to register click here: Winter Workshops Full Schedule Announcing brand new classes this Winter! We’re offering a full schedule of evening and weekend workshops this season. Check out our diversity of classes …

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Employment opportunity at Avena Botanicals. Application Deadline November 20, 2014

Avena Botanicals is a thriving small business in Rockport, Maine where each person working within its rhythm plays an integral role in the co-creation process of providing high quality herbal products from seed to bottle. We are an herbal apothecary that has offered a variety of hand-crafted herbal remedies for the past 29 years and 70% of our products are made with herbs grown and hand-harvested from our own certified biodynamic and organic gardens. Our beautiful three-acre garden provides an abundance of herbs for the apothecary, serves as a classroom for the community, offers nectar-producing flowers for pollinators & migrators and is a peaceful place for visitors to renew their spirit and find healing in nature.

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Green Comfort School of Herbal Medicine Presents: The Forgotten Energetics of Traditional Western Herbalism with Mathew Wood

The Forgotten Energetics of Traditional Western Herbalism
Green Comfort School of Herbal Medicine, Washington VA

Advanced Training for Herbalists
with Guest Instructor: Matthew Wood, MSc (Herbal Medicine) Registered Herbalist (AHG)
This 5 weekend series will include:
Introduction of the Six Tissue States
Demonstrations of Traditional Diagnostic Skills
Application of Herbs for Balance and Support

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Non-timber Forest Products Fall 2014 Webinar Series

Non-timber Forest Products Fall 2014 Webinar Series Hosted by American Tree Farm System Click here for the full ATFS Webinar Calendar Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) refers to products other than timber that are harvested from woodlands. NTFPs include plants, parts of plants, fungi, moss, lichen, herbs, vines, shrubs, parts of trees, and other biological material …

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Twin Star Herbal Education

Herbal Practice and Protocol

Twin Star Herbal Training Level II

When: December 2014

Beginning in November of 2014 the level two portion of Twin Star Herbal Studies will begin. We will be meeting for one full Saturday and one weekday evening a month December – April of 2015.

The class will be a total of 125 hours of combined classroom hours and home study and may be paired with our Costa Rica trip for an additional 75 hours in tropical herbalism.

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Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture, UCSC Farm Garden, Mid April to Mid October 2015

UC Santa Cruz, Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 6 Month Training Course in Organic Farming and Gardening. Runs annually from Mid-April to Mid-October Application deadline: August 15 for International applications, Sept 30 for US citizens. Full and partial scholarships available. For more information visit: https://casfs.ucsc.edu/apprenticeship/index.html Email: casfs@ucsc.edu Phone: (831) 459 – 3240