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The 14th International Herb Symposium 2019
Jun
7
to Jun 9

The 14th International Herb Symposium 2019

I am excited to be a part of the 14th International Herb Symposium! Featuring 2019 Keynote Speaker Leah Penniman, over 100 classes, and teachers from 14 countries! June 6-9, 2019. For more info: https://www.internationalherbsymposium.com/

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Herbal Intensive with Dina Falconi
May
5
to Oct 13

Herbal Intensive with Dina Falconi

Come explore the beauty and the bounty of the gardens, fields and woods in this six month comprehensive course. We will cover a vast amount of information encouraging the daily use of herbs for food, medicine and pleasure.  This course is designed to provide inspiring, practical and thorough “hands on” herbal information that can easily be incorporated into one’s life.

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Oct
6
to Oct 8

Hand Crafted Herbal Body-Care; Make Your Own Personal Care Products with Dina Falconi at Omega Institute

Looking for a better way to treat yourself and the planet? Whether you are looking to avoid the chemicals found in many products, interested in a zero-waste lifestyle, or simply enjoy making things yourself, you can learn how to create your own customized, nontoxic, personal care products perfectly suited to your needs. Using simple, pure ingredients that support the body, skin and hair, herbalist Dina Falconi, author of Earthly Bodies & Heavenly Hair, answers your questions and reveals the art and science of making home-crafted body-care products with her favorite master recipes that soothe, nourish and heal.

In this in-depth, hands-on workshop, you are guided step-by-step in practical ways to make healthy creams, salves, balms, herbal oils, face cleansers, mouthwashes, tooth powders, and more. Learn to create an individual skin, hair and body care plan for yourself, and practice doing a consult for a classmate.

Enjoy a luxurious herbal facial treatment from the items created in the workshop, and return home with product samples and the knowledge you need to continue creating your own natural and healthy personal body care products.

 Photo of Calendula in the wild garden taken by Magda Durante

Photo of Calendula in the wild garden taken by Magda Durante

For more info about the course and to register click here: Omega

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May
14
to Oct 15

Herbal Intensive with Dina Falconi

Come explore the beauty and the bounty of the gardens, fields and woods in this six month comprehensive course. We will cover a vast amount of information encouraging the daily use of herbs for food, medicine and pleasure.  This course is designed to provide inspiring, practical and thorough “hands on” herbal information that can easily be incorporated into one’s life.

Topics include:

  • Herbal Therapeutics
  • Wild Plant Identification and Application
  • Wild Food Foraging and Culinary Preparations
  • Medicine Making
  • Herbal Skin Care
  • Nutritional Healing… and More

A significant amount of class time will be spent outdoors studying wild and cultivated plants. We will then bring these plants into our kitchen-classroom and transform them into food, medicine and various other preparations.  As part of our learning experience, we will prepare and enjoy a primarily “wild” delicious meal influenced by the plants that are in season.  Everyone will make an abundance of preparations to bring home and begin to create their own medicine chests.  In the last part of each class we will focus on a particular organ system, health topic or special project.

  • One Saturday every month, May thru October
  • 2016 Dates: May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug 13, Sept 10, Oct 15
  • Time: Saturdays, 10:00AM to 4:00 PM
  • Location: The lovely hamlet of Lyonsville, Stone Ridge, NY
  • Cost: $650, includes material fee; $150 deposit due with registration.

  •  For more information and to register contact Wild Earth. Registration opens at noon on January 15th 2016.

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Nov
20
to Nov 22

Going Natural; Making Your Own Kitchen Cosmetics & Herbal Skin-Care Products

Forget shopping at the mall this holiday season. Give the people you love earth-friendly, skin-pampering creams, balms, and cleansers made in your own kitchen, and treat yourself, too!

“I love introducing people to the art and science of home-crafted body-care products,” says Dina -- and you’ll love the new health and radiance you’ll feel after using formulations made from healing and aromatic herbs. Enjoy the fun of creating items that you thought had to be purchased ready-made. Marvel at your financial savings. Appreciate the minimal impact on the environment. Dina -- using her favorite master recipes -- will guide you step-by-step in practical ways to make healthy creams, salves, balms, herbal oils, face cleansers, mouthwashes, tooth powders, and more. These natural body-care products -- unlike commercial ones -- work in partnership with nature to support the body, using simple, pure ingredients that are as close to their natural state as possible. They’re combined into formulas that enable your body to gently soothe, nourish, and heal. Discover for yourself --  and enjoy a luxurious herbal facial treatment from the items created in the workshop!

For more info please click here. Or contact Rowe Center via phone: (413) 339-4954 or
Email: info [at] rowecenter.org

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