3pm Friday- 12pm Sunday
~This pass includes dinner Friday & Saturday, lunch Saturday and breakfast Sunday
~This pass comes with lodging in lakeside cabins with other participants (camping available too!)
~Fridays intensives run from 3pm-6pm-Intensive topics TBA March 10, 2020
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT THROUGH APRIL 15: $275
FULL PRICE: $325
We are currently accepting work trade and scholarship applications
September 25, 26 & 27, 2020
The RI Herb Festival is growing!
We have a new site at beautiful Camp Aldersgate in Scituate, Rhode Island!
This year will be offering 3 days of classes, entertaimenet, meals and lodging in beautiful lakeside cabins!
Full class schedule TBA March 30, 2020!
Amazing local teachers and speakers!
2020 teachers include:
Guido Masé, Dr. Jody Noe, Suzanna Stone, Angel Putney- Noe, Mary Blue, Anna Fox and more!!
2019 Teachers are listed below!
SESSION one : 9am-10:15 am
Plant Allies through Flower Essences with Jennifer Phillips Join Jennifer of Jenza’s Garden for a Flower Essence 101 Class. What are they? How do you use them? It will also include meditation time while trying different Flower Essences.
Essential Oils for Alleviating Stress with Lesley Wooler
Sit, relax, breathe deep and enjoy the natural stress relieving benefits of these aromatic oils. Methods of application will be covered and a handout will be provided.
Backyard Herbs for Babies & Toddlers with Jessyloo Rodrigues
Backyard Herbs for Babies & Toddlers: Learn about plants that love growing in Rhode Island that are safe and useful for your tiny human. We'll go in-depth on a handful of herbs with multiple uses for classic babyhood dramas like teething & tantrums. I'll provide the resources I've drawn from.
SESSION two: 10:30am-11:45am
Digestive/ Pelvic Health with Rebecca LaRose, LMT
Materia Medica of the Cannabis Plant with Mira Silverman
This class will look at the botany, medicinal uses, preparation and dosage considerations of this medicinal herb. We will look at the body's endogenous cannabinoid system and mechanisms of action in the body as well as address issues regarding CBD versus THC and different strains of the plant.
Naturopathic Skin Approach: with Martine Delonnay ND
Common chronic and acute skin issues, their root cause and naturopathic approach. We would address physiopthology and treatment with certain modalities.
Weed Walk! Walking and talking about the weeds! With Ed Burr
Weed Walk *Meet by the garden gates
SESSION three: 12pm-1pm
Adaptogenic Herbs with Lesley Wooler
Stress is a daily factor in everyone's life these days and there are herbs that we can use to help to maintain balance. Types of herbs and methods of use will be covered in this introductory class.
Cooking with herbs; Let Food Be Your Medicine with Sakinah Abdur-Rasheed
Cooking with herbs; let food be your medicine. Learn how to use herbs in your everyday cooking.
Herbal First Aid plant walk with Anna Fox
Join Anna as she discusses herbal remedies for first aid scenarios
~30 min Lunch Break~
SESSION four: 1:30pm-2:45pm
Womens Health and Herbal Support with Angel Noe
Angel will discuss herbal formulas for supporting cis womens health.
“Everything I wish I knew about herbalism when I started my herbal journey” with Mary Blue
Growing Native Woodland Medicinals with Ed Burr
Learn strategies and techniques to grow native woodland medicinals. Focusing on environment enhancing skills to assist the growth of native plants and trees including threatened and endangered species.
SESSION five 3pm-4:15pm
The Body Electric With Gary Parent
We all know how, live foods, liquids, and herbs help the body heal itself, but did you know that breath is also a very important part of the healing process the body needs to regenerate is full infinite power potential when it comes to helping the body heal itself.
That is what the body electric is all about, sharing an ancient form of breathing that engages our electrical system, even the parts of the body that are unable to fire electrically at this time for some people. This simple technique is helping people regain their health all over the world and I and honored to share this amazing technique with you so we can all grow and help our bodies stay healthy, strong and fit throughout our lives.
Regenerative Herbalism with Anna Fox
We will discuss ways to be a conscious steward of medicinal plants and how to create a positive impact when growing, sourcing, and using them. We will use the ethics and principles of Permaculture as a lense for how we can ally with medicinal plants! The discussion will include a brief introduction to Permaculture.
SESSION six: 4:30pm-5:30pm
Beyond Tea: Sprites, Spritzers & Mocktails with Angel Noé
Learn some fun ways to mix and match herbal extracts to make a variety of drinks. We wil discus shrubs, oxymels & spritzers. This will be a hands on taster class!
Intentional Vibrational Eating with D’Andre Quinerly
This class will focus on the power of intention, the alchemy of transforming/transmuting energy using thought, and what that could mean for us as we feed our bodies. This will be an interactive session.
5:30- COMMUNITY POTLUCK, KARAOKE, FUN!