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A Seasonal Walk with Herbs(medicine making, identification and fun with herbs!)

Instructor: Herbalist Deborah Gideon of Bee Blossom Botanicals.

For one Saturday a month, come gather to share the joy of herbs using local and wild crafted plants. Find out what medicine lies beneath your feet, how to use it, what parts to use, what time to harvest, and how to harvest ethically for the most potent medicine. Each class will a month by month exploration of what herbs are available to us as the year progresses. We'll learn to make herbal tinctures or extracts, oils, salves, balms, flower essences,tea blends and other just for fun activities, such as violet syrup, rose petal elixir, cough syrup and cosmetics, to name a few.
Classes will include:
- Wild plant walks: identification, medicinal and culinary usage, doctrine of signatures, plant lore and ecological concerns.
- Hands on herb gardening, planting, cultivating and planning
-Kitchen herbalism: herbs from the cupboard for use as first aid, food as medicine and homemade cosmetics
- Body systems and what herbs work in synergy to create health for preventative and acute care
- The synergistic magic between bees and herbs

Students will take home any products made in class that day!

A vegetarian soup and herb tea will be provided, but potluck additions are welcome too!
Dates : May 25th, June 15th, July 13th, August 10th, September 7th, October 5th
Classes will be 10-4pm
Costs: $ 75 per class or $400 prepaid for the series ( Please send checks or cash to Resilient Roots, 1445 North Rd, North Yarmouth,Maine 04097

For more information on Deborah Gideon, please visit;

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Great class, great instructor and great people! I'm looking forward to the next class.

    May 26, 2013

  • Deborah G.

    I'd prefer to let others rate the class as I was the instructor. I enjoyed all of the participants who brought their own experiences and knowledge to the topic.

    May 25, 2013

  • Francoise P.

    It was great to have the hands on experience of making syprup and tincture.

    May 25, 2013

  • David H.

    Rain or Shine... please remember to bring boots and rain gear.

    May 24, 2013

  • Dawn

    Full of gratitude and excitement for this opportunity! I will be able to attend all walks with the exception of September. Love and Light, Dawn Amber

    May 5, 2013

    • Dawn

      Also, would LOVE (if possible?) to make up the September walk that I will miss. : )

      May 5, 2013

    • Deborah G.

      We'll work it out Dawn.

      May 24, 2013

  • David H.

    Online Paypal registration is now open on! Please follow this link to register:

    May 19, 2013

  • Emily D.

    It's so expensive... :/ bummer.

    1 · May 3, 2013

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