This day-long workshop is taught by Susun Weed at the Wise Woman Center in Woodstock NY. Class is from 10 am to 5pm. Each one-day workshop with Susun Weed at the Wise Woman Center includes talking stick ceremony, a weed walk, wild-food lunch, and instruction.
each workshop we will identify, harvest, and use local plants
for food and medicine.
Registration Fee: $75. Register online or via mail: PO Box 64 Woodstock NY 12498
can join us for a moon lodge on
the Friday of each of these weekends.
Overnight lodging for Friday and Saturday
nights is available nearby.
REGISTRATION POLICY: Once you register we will send you a map and further details.
REFUND POLICY: If you cancel more than two weeks (15 days or more) before the workshop, we are able to offer you a full refund minus a $25 office fee. If you cancel within two weeks (14 days or less) of the workshop, we will be happy to apply your payment (minus a $25 office fee) to any other class at the Wise Woman Center. No show; no refund; non-negotiable. You may transfer your payment to another person at any time, no extra charge.
CONTACT US: Wise Woman Center PO Box 64 Woodstock NY 12498
"In a time of increasing complexity.
. .someone still teaches the simple things."
SUSUN WEED - WOODSTOCK, NY -
OF WORKSHOPS 2015
“Your classes are more than expected: insightful, informative,
joyous, and clear.”
AT-HOME WITH SUSUN
One-day workshops (10AM-5PM), open to men and women. You'll be outside among the plants with Susun and the goats, learning to identify, harvest, and use local plants for food and medicine. Fee: $75, includes lunch with a wild salad.
This day-long workshop is taught by Susun Weed at the Wise Woman Center in Woodstock NY. Each one-day workshop includes talking stick ceremony, a weed walk, wild-food lunch, and instruction.
"You opened the door to quite an education and lots of fun, too."
April 25: Spring Tonics and Treasures
Treat your spring fever with birch water, root beer, dandelion wine, rampions, wild horseradish, and nettle soup! Bite buds, smell roots, laugh at goats, think green!
April 26: Hands-on Herbal Medicine/Spring
You will identify, harvest, dry, prepare, and consume herbal remedies, teas, infusions, vinegars, tinctures, salads from plants such as violet, garlic mustard, dandelion, burdock, cronewort, and chickweed. Great class for beginners.
"The lessons you've given me will be my companions forever."
May 16: The Great Remedies
Right now is the time to harvest the great remedies, the ones I rely on year after year, month after month the mainstay, dependable allies. And it's time to harvest herbs for infusion, too. Come along as we encounter the great remedy herbs: St. John's/Joan's wort, yarrow, plantain, red clover, comfrey, nettle, linden, and whatever gifts the fairies bring us. The day begins with our Talking Stick Ceremony where you may ask specific questions which will be addressed during our time together
"You are a wonderful teacher and an incredible example."
May 17: Hands-on Herbal First-Aid
The best way to develop confidence in the healing powers of herbs is to use them for first aid. From bruises to burns, cuts to stings, and beyond, we will focus on the herbs to reach for first. We will identify and talk about plantain, comfrey, yarrow, aloe vera, and a variety of plants to help you.
"You opened a grounded, ancient, wise, visionary, magical world to me."
June 6: Talking with Plants
Learn the language of plants. The Medicine Wheel of Plant Uses makes it easy. By tasting, smelling, feeling, looking, and even listening to the plants you can learn if they are poisonous, medicinal, or edible, and how to best use each one.
June 7: Hands-on Herbal Medicine: More Great
Right now is the time to harvest the great remedies, the ones I rely on year after year, month after month the mainstay, dependable allies. And it's time to harvest herbs for infusion, too. Come along as we encounter the great remedy herbs: St. John's/Joan's wort, yarrow, plantain, red clover, comfrey, nettle, linden, and whatever gifts the fairies bring us. The day begins with our Talking Stick Ceremony where you may ask specific questions which will be addressed during our time together.
"The simplicity of your approach is amazing and empowering."
August 22: Herbal Medicine Chest
Identify, discuss, learn to prepare and use simple herbal remedies against headaches, sunburn, muscle pain, wounds, indigestion, parasites, Lyme disease and more.
August 23: Hands-on Herbal Medicine: Wines and Lacto-Ferments
Before there were tinctures, there were herbal wines and beers. Before there were refrigerators, there were lacto-fermented foods of all kinds: pickles, miso, kefir, yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchi, and more. Join me in celebrating the old ways and learning how easy and satisfying it is to make your own. Fermented foods of all kinds feed gut flora that keep us happy and healthy.
"I continue to relish the special communion I felt in that amazing circle of Wise Women."
Sept 5: A Day Devoted to Trees
Trees are mystical, magical, and medicinal. Trees gives us shelter, warmth, and food. Let's wander in the forest and learn from the trees. There will be stories, songs, shamanic trances, fun facts, and a wealth of medicinal lore. Oak, ash, linden, birch, maple, sycamore, beech . . . who will entice us? How will we be touched?
Sept 6: Magical Plants
We will talk about fairies and devas, plant spirit medicine, the magic of psychoactive plants, mojo bags, flying oils, love charms, and dream pillows. We will come to understand how to combine our own intentions with the energies of the plants to create more of what we want in life.
"Your dynamic presence and remarkable story telling make learning fun and easy."
Oct 3: Winter Readiness
Learn the difference between cold colds and hot colds. Explore antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory herbs. We will discuss relief for sinus infections, throat problems, congestion, and breathing difficulties. Learn how to stay healthy and deal with winter miseries.
Oct 4: Hands-on Herbal Medicine: Digging Roots
Time to get ready to dig roots and make antioxidant honeys. Join me for a full day of identification, harvesting, preparing, and using the wild foods (including mushrooms) and medicines that grow all around us. Be prepared to get your hands dirty.
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