ONGOING Maine Herbal Series with Visiting Teachers Thursday evenings, 4:30pm – 8:30pm, Milk & Honey of Swallowtail Farm, 84 Cove St, Portland, ME For more details about extraordinary teachers coming to share their wisdom, please see the apprenticeship page.
Herb Walk at Winslow Farm with Max September 10 (Tuesday), 5:30 - 6:30pm, Winslow Farm, Gray Road, Falmouth ($10 - $20) Join us for a joyful jaunt and taste around the beautiful grounds of Winslow Farm. Meet at the farm stand.
Women's Health Series: Puberty and Menarche September 13 (Friday), 9:00am - 3:30pm, yurt in Portland ($120/day, $500/series) * deep review of pituitary/sex hormones, the menstrual cycle, and organ interactions * menstrual cycle variations * recognition of estrogen/progesterone excess * herbal actions to support vitality to the cycle and and psyche * PMDD and herbal support * herbs for painful menses Please see here for more details.
Common Ground Fair! September 21 (Saturday), 294 Crosby Brook Rd, Unity, ME 10:00am in the Herb Tent: Herbs for Fertility Support 12:00pm in the Kids Area: Herbs for Curious Kids!
Beginner Herbal Apprenticeship begins! September 25 (Wednesday) PROGRAM NOW FULL Please see here for more details.
Fertility Awareness Method October 3 (Thursday) 5:30 - 7:30pm, Root Wild, 135 Washington Ave, Portland, ME ($15 - $35) A dynamic evening exploring menstrual charting - basal body temperature, cervical mucous, and cervical position - to support conception and contraception. Bring pens and paper. Cost includes tuition, materials, a flight of kombucha, and a tip for the bartender. Register here.
Women's Health Series: Illness Affecting the Uterus October 4 (Friday), 9:00am - 3:30pm, yurt in Portland ($120/day, $500/series) * infection * HPV * PCOS * endometriosis * uterine decongestants * healing herbs Please see here for more details and here to register.
Plant Spirit Journey Circle October 17 (Thursday), 6:00 - 8:30pm, yurt in Portland Please email Mischa with your interest
Reiki II certification with Jeff Arbor October 18 (Friday), 9:00am - 4:00pm, yurt in Portland Please email Mischa for more information. Space is limited to five participants.
Intermediate Herbal Apprenticeship Begins October 23 (Wednesday), 9:00am - 3:30pm, yurt in Portland Eight Wednesdays immersed in materia medica and tongue, pulse, and face assessment in preparation for clinic. Please see here for more details and here to register.
Womb Care: Nourishing Your Reproductive System for Optimum Fertility October 24 (Thursday), 6:00 - 7:30pm, Coastal Pharmacy and Wellness, 29 Marginal Way, Ste 4, Portland, ME (no cost) Please call Coastal Pharmacy at 207-899-0886 to register!
Advanced Herbal Apprenticeship Begins October 25 (Friday), 9:00am - 5:30pm, yurt in Portland & 570 Brighton Avenue Eight Fridays reviewing and deepening assessment skills and sitting with clients in the Apothecary
Women's Health Series: Herbal Contraception November 1 (Friday), 9:00am - 3:30pm, yurt in Portland ($120/day, $500/series) * Wild Carrot seed and flower * Neem * Wild Yam * emmenagogues/anti-implantation herbs/abortifacients Please see here for more details and here to register.
Women's Health Series: Fertility, Conception, Pregnancy November 22 (Friday), 9:00am - 3:30pm, yurt in Portland ($120/day, $500/series) * preconception support with herbs and supplements * pregnancy through the trimesters - herbal indications and contraindications * miscarriage support - for completion and to avoid * post-partum: after-pains, galactagogues, herbal nourishment Please see here for more details and here to register.
Women's Health Series: Menopause, Thyroid, Expression, and Breast Health December 13 (Friday), 9:00am - 3:30pm, yurt in Portland ($120/day, $500/series) * behind the scenes with hormones * thyroid health and lab values * stages of menopause * fibrocystic breast tissue Please see here for more details and here to register.
Pairing Herbs with Chinese Meridians: Six Month Herbal Series
A fascinating view of the plants which deeply support excess and deficiency conditions within the energy meridians described in Chinese Medicine. During our six month series, each day supports a pairing of meridian lines which relate to the Five Element Theory.
EARTH: Spleen, Stomach METAL: Lung, Large Intestine WATER: Kidney, Bladder WOOD: Liver, Gall Bladder FIRE: Heart, Small Intestine/Pericardium, Triple Heater
We will meet on SIX WEDNESDAYS and on the MONDAY EVENING before the first class to prepare ourselves with the overview of Five Element Theory.
Monday, January 20, 6:00 - 8:30pm Wednesdays, 9:00am - 3:30pm
January 22 February 19 March 18 April 15 May 20 Jun 10
Location: in a beautiful yurt in Portland The cost for the series is $780. A deposit of $100 holds your space in circle. Please see here to register.
Maine Herbal Series Thursday evenings, 4:30pm – 8:30pm, Milk & Honey of Swallowtail Farm, 84 Cove St, Portland, ME For more details about extraordinary teachers coming to share their wisdom, please see the apprenticeship page. Half class passes and ten class passes are available!
2019 October 10 * Josh Rogers * Heritage Seaweed, Maine * Seaweed Medicine November 14 * Juliette Abigail Carr * Old Ways Herbals, Vermont * Post Partum Toolkit and Children's Apothecary December 12 * Chris Marano * Clearpath Herbals, Mass * Traditional Chinese Medicine Philosophy and Western Herbs 2020 January 9 * Mary Bove, ND * New Hampshire * TBA February 13 * Aaron Parker * Edgewood Nursery, Maine * Psychoactive Herbal Medicine March 12 * Vilde Chaya Fenster-Erlich * Stonefruit Community, Penn * TBA April 2 * Guido Mase * Vermont * Tonic Herbalism Through The Eyes of the Cell April 16 * Mimi Alberu * Langford Homestead Farm, New Hampshire * Plant Medicine for our Cats and Dogs May 14 * Gail Faith Edwards * Blessed Maine Herb Farm, Maine * TBA June 4 * Larken Bunce * Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism, Vermont * Trauma and Resilience
Ten class passes begin at $880, with a $200 deposit
Once fifteen people have signed up, the sixteenth person lowers the cost for all to $825 17 people $775 18 people $730 19 people $695
Five class pass is $450 with a $100 deposit Please contact Mischa at +(1) 207-274-3242 or Herbs@WildCarrotHerbs.com to register for classes or to set up a consultation.