Workshops & EventsJoin us for an herbal adventure!
Join us for the first-ever FREE Sassafras Moon Herb Festival!
Saturday, September 7, 2019
November 3, 2018 ~ The class is a demonstration on how to brew mead at home with basic equipment, which ultimately empowers even the novice to begin fermenting their own medicinal beverages.
November 3, 2018 ~ Discover your innate powers of observation, learn new skills (or refresh skills), and connect with like-minded community through the hands-on art and practice of working with medicinal tree barks.
October 8, 2018 ~ Specific herbal blends can help keep us healthy through the challenges each season of the year presents. This class will explore the best selection of herbs for women’s daily tonics as we head into cooler months.
October 6, 2018 ~ Join us for a Bamboo intensive class with “Bamboo Bill” Howes, who has been studying bamboo cultivation, foods, and crafts for many years.
June 16, 2018 ~ Beloved Native American instructor, Cindi Quay, shares her traditional teachings and years of experience in herbal products business, Cindi’s Sacred Garden. We will dive deeper into making salves for topical application, fine-tuning issues we may have encountered along the way.
June 16, 2018 ~ Garden growing and skin glowing? Come be introduced to plants growing wild and in our gardens that can be made into products to heal, protect regenerate, and make our skin more comfortable. This class will set you up for many years of self-care, gift-making for loved ones, and value-added market products.
April 7, 2018 ~ The Appalachian mountain folk carried many traditions around spring herbal tonics. We will discuss the reasons and health benefits from our ancestor’s times and how it can be applied to modern challenges to health and lifestyle.
March 17, 2018 ~ Rodney Webb, local mushroom grower, will present mushrooms for medicinal use including shiitake, oyster, turkeytail, reishi, chaga, maitake, hoof conk, woodear, and lion’s mane. All of these can be found wild or cultivated locally.
February 24, 2018 ~ Beloved Native American instructor, Cindi Quay, returns to TN to share from her traditional teachings and years of experience in herbal products business, Cindi’s Sacred Garden. We will dive deeper into teachings of salves for topical application, fine-tuning issues we may have encountered along the way.
February 17, 2018 ~ Syrups, a fun and yummy way to make and enjoy herbal medicine, are a great benefit to those with small children or persons choosing to avoid alcohol tinctures.
February 17, 2018 ~ After a long winter hibernation, our spring energy begins to rise and become active again! Learn which herbs smooth this transition and help you bloom big this spring!
November 4, 2017 ~ Join botanist Abby Artemisia on Buffalo Mountain to learn about plants growing all around us. We will hone in on plant ID skills for late autumn, discuss historical and medicinal uses, and learn the edibles.
October 21, 2017 ~ Join forest frolicker Taylor Malone to harvest pecans, chestnuts, bitternut hickory, sunchokes, black oak acorns, persimmons and other possible wild edibles.
September 9, 2017 ~ Join local herbalists, Lesley Setchim and Camille Cody in a beneficial hands-on make and take workshop introducing you to two popular and easy to make at home drinks, Kombucha and Fire Cider.
August 19, 2017 ~ Join Abby Artemisia, HERBalachia faculty member, in a two-part class along the beautiful Nolichucky River. This hands-on class starts out with a gentle stroll introducing you to native plants in our Appalachian region. Then, start your own herbal medicine cabinet with this hands-on aspect of our workshop.
April 2, 2017 ~ Rodney Webb, local mushroom grower, will present mushrooms for medicinal use including shiitake, oyster, turkeytail, reishi, chaga, maitake, hoof conk, woodear, and lion’s mane…