The intention for this intro to urban herbalism course is to grow each individual’s awareness and relationship to their own internal ecology, urban ecology and the messages the plants growing in this bioregion are sharing with us. All participants will take home medicine made each day after class.
Anatomy and physiology
Food as medicine
Medicine/ food justice
Teas, infusions, decoctions
Learning how to use Roots, Barks, flowers
Designing your own dream garden
Enhancing your dreams with herbs
Herbal baths and herbs for cleansing
Aside from topics covered in class, students will engage in reading and hands on assignments that will support their ability to integrate the material into their personal healing practices.
Classes will take place in Washington heights using the Hudson River as one of our main learning sight as well as community gardens in the Heights and the Bronx. (Gardens TBD)
Dates (You must be able to attend all 4 classes in order to register)
Sliding scale $550-1,000
Please inquire about payment plans
11 participants max.
If you are not accepted this round there is another course in September.
Please apply below.