April 27: Hands-on Spring Tonics: Make nettle soup and a wild salad; talk about and taste lots of tonics
As a Wise Woman Apprentice, you will learn the ins and outs of herbal medicine, plant identification and medicine making. You will nourish your healing abilities and leadership qualities, and gain valuable skills in working with a variety of people, plants, and problems.
Schedule for Wise Woman Live Out-Apprentices
April 28: Woodland Wonders: Meet ramps, brassicas, dwarf ginseng, and rare spring flowers.
May 18: Plant Spirit Medicine: Learn from the fairies, devas, and plant spirits
May 19 : Hands-on Herbal First-Aid: Remedy poison ivy, stings, wounds, more
June 22: Hands-on: The Great Remedies: Identify, harvest, prepare and use the greatest herbal remedies.
June 23: Tree Medicines in Your Hands: Visit the trees, make white pine vinegar, oak bark sitz, slippery elm balls
August 10: More Hands-on Great Remedies: Identify, harvest, prepare and use great herbal remedies
August 11: Hands-on Holy Ferment: Taste and make lacto-fermented sauerkraut, herbal wines, yogurt, and more
Sept 28: Adaptogens: Think better, live longer, feel great, adopt adaptogens
Sept 29: Hands-on Magical Plants: Visionary herbs, dream pillows, flying oils, love potions
Oct 26: Hands-on Digging Roots and Harvesting Seeds: Burdock, dandelion, yellow dock, teasel, chicory
Oct 27: Hands-on Cold and Flu Remedies: Elder, mullein, elecampane, sage, honey, boneset
Moonlodges are held on Friday evenings before workshop weekends. To graduate, you must attend one moonlodge. (You may stay with us that Friday night; you may eat with us too.)
There will be a special moonlodge summer solstice celebration 6/21; you are urged to attend if possible.
Wise Woman apprentices arrive Sat morning between 9:45 -10AM and leave Sun by 6PM, except on your moonlodge weekend when you arrive Fri at 5PM and leave Sun by 6PM.**)
Read more about Moonlodges
Wise Woman Live-Out apprentices receive
Fourteen days of classes with Susun including orientation and graduation weekends
Eight overnight stays, including seven dinners and seven breakfasts
Books, including herbals and a field guide
Materials to make your own medicines
Personal guidance in persuing your herbal path
Free one-year Crystal Level mentorship online access at www.wisewomanmentor.com
As a Wise Woman Apprentice, you will learn the ins and outs of plant identification, herbal medicine, and medicine making. You will nourish your healing abilities and leadership qualities, and gain valuable skills in working with a variety of people, plants, and problems.
The value of this apprenticeship exceeds $2500. Total cost to you is $1300 paid in full or in payments, with at least $400 paid by March 21, 2019.
To apply: Please send a letter with, your name, address, phone number, email, date of birth and current occupation. Tell me about your experiences with herbs and healing, and what you hope to gain from your apprenticeship. Include a non-refundable $100 application fee. I will call to talk with you. Afterwards, if we are in agreement, I'll send you a letter of acceptance, including travel directions, and list of things to bring. You will receive your books and other materials when you are here.
*Lodging choices include our beautiful campsites, the tipi, or a primitive women's dorm. Rooms in the apprentices' house are often available (indoor plumbing). Men should plan on camping.
Extra night stay-over, plus dinner and breakfast, is $75.
to apprentice page
apprenticeship applications to:
Susun Weed PO Box 64 Woodstock NY 12498