The first herbal school in the Inland Northwest

Centrally located in North Idaho between Sandpoint & CDA

Meeting two Saturdays a month from 9AM-5PM at the Cocolalla Community Center March 9 through October 26 2019
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Curriculum

In this 8 month Home Herbalist Program we will cover:

  • Botany for the Herbalist

  • Materia Medica

  • Collecting & Preparing Herbs

  • Overview of Healthy Body Systems and Common Pathologies

  • Cultivating Herbs

  • Cooking with Herbs

Botany for the Herbalist

Learn to identify plants by their family

  • Mallow, Carrot, Pine

  • Rose, Sorrel, Violet

  • Pea, Heath, Mint

  • Barberry, Aster, Verbena

Materia Medica

Compile your own herbal materia medica of the 30 most common herbs

  • Chamomile & Burdock

  • Uva Ursi & Oregon Grape

  • Lavender & Red Clover

  • Licorice & Astragalus

  • Motherwort & Hawthorn

  • California Poppy & Valerian

  • Mint & Lemon Balm

  • Garlic, Ginger & more

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Body Systems from an Herbalist's Perspective

Learn what each system does and how to bring it back into balance

  • Foundations of Good Health & Using Herbs with Children

  • Digestion & Elimination

  • Your Body's Detox System: Liver, Lymph and Kidneys

  • Immune System

  • Respiratory System

  • Skin & Connective Tissue

  • Cardiovascular System

  • Improving Memory & Cognition

  • Managing Pain, Longevity & Vitality

  • Balancing the Thyroid & Reproductive Health

Design & Plant Your Herb Garden using Permaculture

Cultivate your own herbs at home

  • Selecting your site

  • Building Soil, composting, & fertilizer teas

  • Propagation Methods

  • Garden Design & Layouts

  • Pest & Disease Control

  • Specific growing conditions for 15 herbs

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Herbal Preparations

Get hands-on experience making herbal medicine

  • Tinctures

  • Infusions & Decoctions

  • Infused Oil

  • Infused Honey

  • Syrup & Cordials

  • Salves, Balms & Lotions

  • Herbal Vinegar & More

Cooking with Herbs

Learn to incorporate herbs into your life through the food you serve

  • Learn to create delicious seasoning blends

  • Herbal butters and dips

  • Crystallizing Herbs & Flowers for desserts and pastries

  • Learn to brew up nourishing bone broth for added health and immune boosting!

  • Certificate awarded at the completion of the program. Requirements: attend all lectures (you may miss 2 total and still receive your certificate), turn in all required written & practical assignments, and finish all reading assignments

Tentative Dates of Each Session

There will also be 2 field trips for sometime in June & September scheduled at our first session

  • March 9 & 23

  • April 6 & 20

  • May 4 & 18

  • June 1 & 29

  • July 13 & 27

  • August 10 & 24

  • September 7 & 28

  • October 12 & 26

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When you complete the program, you receive a certificate

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When you complete the program, you receive a certificate

Payment Options

There are three payment options, the two payment plans are slightly higher priced than the pay in full. All payments must be completed by February 4, 2019

  • There is a NON-REFUNDABLE deposit of $250 to reserve your spot once you are accepted. This deposit is due within 7 days or you forfeit your slot.

  • If you decide not to participate in the course by January 1, 2019 the tuition minus the deposit will be refunded. If it is later than Jan 1, 2019 only 50% of the tuition will be refunded. On or after February 4 there will be no refund.

  • Pay in Full: deposit + $650 within 30 days of acceptance ($900)

  • 3 Monthly installments: (If you apply by November 4, 2018) Deposit + $250 monthly for 3 months, first payment is due within 30 days of acceptance ($1000)

  • 5 monthly installments: (If you apply by September 4, 2018) Deposit + $175 a month for 5 months. First payment is due within 30 days of acceptance ($1125)