DIGGING DEEPER: ROOT WILDCRAFTING BLUE COHOSH, BLOODROOT AND WILD GINGER, A WORKSHOP FOR INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED STUDENTS OF HERBALISM

Join herbalist, Erin Piorier, at a farm in Cannon Falls, for a day of herbal education geared to expanding and deepening your relationship with the local landscape and medicinal plants. We will hike into a ravine brimming with native plants, identify many plants and harvest Blue Cohosh, Wild Ginger and Bloodroot.  We will discuss these plants in terms of identification, botany, natural history, traditional uses, specific indications, safety information, contemporary research and controversies.  Along the way we will identify and discuss other medicinal plants that we encounter.

Date:

Sunday, September 22nd

Time:

1-5:30 pm

Location:

Cannon Falls, MN (site of the Holistic Health and Herbal Education Festival)

Cost and Registration:  $45

Register online below via paypal.

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Or mail to Erin Piorier, 851 Dayton Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104

Upon receipt of registration I will contact you with information for participants, directions, supplies etc.

Is this class for you? Beginners and intermediate/advanced students have different needs. This class is geared towards meeting the needs of the intermediate/advanced participant.  Potential participants should know how to make a tincture from root material, should be conversant with basic herbal terminology and should be able to confidently identify at least a dozen common, local medicinal plants like Chickweed, Burdock, Yellow Dock, Cleavers, Violet, Plantain, Yarrow, etc.

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