Appalachia Ohio Alliance Medicinal Plant Walk (Free Event)
Aug
19
10:00 AM10:00

Appalachia Ohio Alliance Medicinal Plant Walk (Free Event)

Join our clinical herbalist, Erika Galentin, for a medicinal plant walk in collaboration with Appalachia Ohio Alliance.

There will be two walks, the first beginning at 10:00am. We will break for lunch at 12:00pm. There will be a second, shorter walk starting at 12:45pm for those who want to come later or for those who want to learn more!

For more information about the event, please contact Steve Fleegal. Phone:  (334) 399-2345 or Email: sfleegal@comcast.net

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Herbal Support for Painful Periods
Aug
25
3:00 PM15:00

Herbal Support for Painful Periods

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Join Clinical Herbalist Erika Galentin, MNIMH, RH (AHG) in an exploration of herbs, nutrients, and essential oils that can be used to safely support a painful menstrual cycle. This workshop will include a brief discussion of the physiology of painful periods and the rhythm of the menstrual cycle so participants can gain a better understanding of what is happening in their bodies. We will also be covering a variety of herbs, each of which we will be tasting as teas and experiencing first hand during the workshop. We will also be experiencing a variety of essential oils that can be used externally.

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Herbal Beer Brewing Workshop
Oct
13
11:00 AM11:00

Herbal Beer Brewing Workshop

Join Tara Welty, herbal beer maven, for an immersive exploration of herbal brewing, including hands-on experience of the entire beer-making process. Topics covered include history and lore of herbal brewing, brewing and bottling techniques, sourcing herbs both wild and commercial as well as storing, aging and safety. During the class, we will make and bottle herbal ale as well as partake in extensive herbal beer tasting and sampling!

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Winter Herbal Wellness Series
Oct
20
to Nov 17

Winter Herbal Wellness Series

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Join Erika Galentin of Sovereignty Herbs in this 3-part workshop series exploring herbs and herbal preparations that can be used safely and effectively to support yourself and your loved ones though the coldest days of winter. Take the whole 3-part series or drop in for a one-off class.

Location: The Bowen House, Logan, OH

Dates: Saturdays, October 20, November 3, & November 17 

Times: 1 - 3 pm

Cost: Bowen House Members: $55 / series or $23 / class.  Non-members $60 / $25.

To Register, contact the Bowen House:

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Cullowhee Native Plant Conference
Jul
18
to Jul 21

Cullowhee Native Plant Conference

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The conference is held at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Cullowhee is located between the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains, approximately fifty miles west of Asheville. Close to both the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cullowhee is in an ideal location for anyone with an interest in nature.

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The Healing Art of Aromatic Distillation: Honoring the Summer Solstice
Jun
23
11:00 AM11:00

The Healing Art of Aromatic Distillation: Honoring the Summer Solstice

In this 5 hour workshop you will learn about the anatomy and physiology of aromatic distillation and participate in the process as a community-based ritual journey of self-reflection. Participants are encouraged to bring with them stones, crystals, or personal symbols / items to contribute to the process. Participants are also encouraged to bring a journal for self-reflection while the distillation is taking place. 

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Experiential Aromatherapy: A Vital Approach
May
16
to May 19

Experiential Aromatherapy: A Vital Approach

Join Jade Shutes, BA, Dipl. AT., Cert. Herbalist, and Erika Galentin, MNIMH, RH (AHG) Clinical Herbalist and Aromatherapist for a four-day workshop and retreat exploring the practice of clinical and holistic aromatherapy from a physiology-centered, plant-based perspective.

The Experiential Aromatherapy course is being offered as a four (4) day retreat to be held in the mountains of North Carolina! The course is also available via live-streaming so students can attend from any where in the world!

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Ask an Herbalist Day (Free event)
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Ask an Herbalist Day (Free event)

Interested in using herbs to support your health and wellbeing but don't know where to begin? Our clinical herbalist, Erika Galentin, will be available on the shop floor of The Farmacy Natural and Speciality Foods in Athens, OH for free 10 minute consultations to answer questions about the safe and effective use of herbs and dietary supplements in support of your health and wellbeing. This event is free and open to the public. No purchases necessary.

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Herbs for Stress, Strife, and Strain with jim mcdonald
Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

Herbs for Stress, Strife, and Strain with jim mcdonald

Join herbalist jim mcdonald in a discussion of the herbs and behaviors that will support us through times of stress and strain, whether it be due to acute trauma or just trying to keep up with the unsustainable pace of life that surrounds us. Special attention will be given to differentiating between the herbs that are best used for an immediate short term effect and those that help to nourish and strengthen the body's core vitality over the long haul. The role of the adrenals, the "fight or flight response", and the importance of breathwork and other supportive therapies are also discussed.

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Kitchen Medicine in the Culinary Garden
Jun
3
1:00 PM13:00

Kitchen Medicine in the Culinary Garden

Come and join Erika Galentin, clinical herbalist, on a tour of Companion Plants property and medicinal plant greenhouse to learn all about common culinary herbs and how they can be used beyond flavoring food for support of wellness. Learn how to plant, grow, propagate, harvest, and dry these delicious herbs. We will also learn about standard herbal preparations and have tea tastings so you can experience the wonders of the culinary garden first hand! Participants will receive 25% off Companion Plants greenhouse purchases and $10 off herbal consultations with Erika Galentin. Space is limited to 30 participants. Tickets are available at here: EVENTBRITE.

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