Four Seasons of Foraging Online Course

Learning the nutritional and medicinal benefits of the plants that are growing around you is empowering!  Enjoy this journey as you learn to live harmoniously with nature through the seasons.

Includes Herb First Aid course!

In this course you will learn the following:

Categories of Herbs- Nourishing, Tonifying, Stimulating/Sedating & Potentially Poisonous

Introduction to Herbalism- Herb Actions, Chemistry of Herbs, What is a Materia Medica, Herbal Allies, Doctrine of Signatures

Foraging (Wildcrafting) & Harvesting- Introduction to Foraging, Ethical Harvesting, Tools of the Trade, Gathering & Drying Herbs, Living in Harmony with the Seasons

Basic Botany- Herb Botany Terms, Plant Components, Plant Families, Components of an Ecosystem (Fungi, Algae, Lichen)

Medicine Making- Creating a Home Apothecary, Tea, Tisane & Infusion, Nourishing Herbal Infusions, Decoctions, Herbal Syrups, Intro to Extractions, Tinctures, Glycerites, Intro to Herb Infused Oils, Herb Infused Oil Preparations Methods, Salves & Lip Balms, Herb Vinegars, Herb Honey, Oxymel & Flower Essences

Spring Trees- Alder, Aspen, Birch, Elder, Pine, Spruce, Witch Hazel

Spring Plants- Chickweed, Coltsfoot, Dandelion, Horsetail, Nettle, Plantain, Red Clover, Rose, Violet, Yarrow

Summer Plants- Linden, Boneset, Eyebright, Goldenrod, Meadowsweet, Mugwort, Mullein, Partridge Berry, Pearly Everlasting, Red Raspberry, Self-Heal, Skullcap, St. John's Wort, Wild Chamomile, Wintergreen, Wild Lettuce

Fall Trees- Hawthorn, High Bush Cranberry/Crampbark

Fall Plants- Burdock, Valerian, Wild Sarsaparilla, Yellow Dock

Winter Tree- Cedar, Balsam Poplar

Winter Lichen- Usnea

Winter Medicinal Mushroom- Chaga

Wild Plants in NB: Foraging Local Food

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