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The Herbalist Training Program

We are accepting applications for the 2024 Herbalist Training Program!

Our foundational 8-month herbalism course includes materia medica, medicine making and longer field day adventures; as well as a camping trip where we can practice ethical wildcrafting.

 

This program is designed for students who want to truly set out on the path to being a practicing herbalist, and who are excited to work together with others in an ongoing experience through the year.

If you have already completed a foundational herbal medicine course and are looking for advanced herbalism classes, check out our second year of study: Clinical Herbalism.

Option 1: Herbalist Training Program
(inclusive)

  • Eight in-person weekends with Saturdays spent in the classroom and Sundays hiking in various locations near Portland.

2024 In-Person Dates: March 16-17, April 20-21, May 18-19, June 19-23*, July 20-21, August 17-18, September 14-15, October 26-27. Classes are 10 am - 5 pm.

  • One 4-day camping trip, June 19-23, spent meeting the plants, wildcrafting and medicine making in the forest!

 

  • Inclusive program option enrolls students in the Plant Medicine series: our live online materia medica classes on Thursday evenings in Late February, March, April, May, September, and October.

 

  • Student discounts on tincture tasting packets, additional hikes, and other offerings.

 

  • The opportunity to build community and enhance the healing connection to the plants by spending time with your fellow herbalists.

 

180+ hours of live instruction

Tuition: $1925

Interested? Learn more and complete the application here.

Option 2: Herbalist Training Program 
(in-person only)

​We have a limited number of spaces for students who cannot attend the online classes:

  • Eight in-person weekends with Saturdays spent in the classroom and Sundays hiking in various locations near Portland.

 

2024 In-Person Dates: March 16-17, April 20-21, May 18-19, June 19-23*, July 20-21, August 17-18, September 14-15, October 26-27. Classes are 10 am - 5 pm.

  • One 4-day camping trip, June 19-23, spent meeting the plants, wildcrafting and medicine making in the forest!

  • Student discounts on additional hikes and other offerings.

 

  • The opportunity to build community and enhance the healing connection to the plants by spending time with your fellow herbalists.

Tuition: $1475

Interested? Learn more and complete the application here.

Option 3: Live Online Classes Only

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This option is recommended for people who cannot come to the Portland area for classes or who cannot go on long hikes.

  • Take just the Plant Medicine series of live online materia medica classes on Thursday evenings in March, April, May, September, and October:  The Complete Plant Medicine Series.

  • 5 months of live instruction, discounted to $495​​

You can sign up for this option on our Open Classes page: choose The Complete Plant Medicine Series.

No application required.

Online classes for 2024 are coming soon!

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