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Payment Link for the All Inclusive 2024 HTP for Shady Moody

Hi Shady! This is your special item to use to purchase the 2014 All Inclusive Herbalist Training Program. You will use this link 4 times to complete your payment.


We have agreed to create a special payment plan for you to join the 2024 Herbalist Training Program.


Understand that accepting partial payments does create a certain amount of extra work for us. Historically it has been a hassle and we would prefer not to do it. However, we have reluctantly created this option because we know is the only thing that will work for you.


This payment option comes with some special agreements:


  • All four payments must be received by February 15, 2024. If any portion of the payment is missing you will not be enrolled.
  • Your first payment, $485, will act as a nonrefundable deposit. If you decide before class begins that you need to cancel your enrollment this amount will not be refunded.
  • Within 30 days of the start of the program, normal refund policy rules apply: 50% of the total paid minus the nonrefundable deposit can be returned if cancellation is more than 7 days before the program starts. No refunds for any paid tuition will be refunded for a cancellation is equal to or less than 7 days before the start of class.




Our 2024 program will meet in person one weekend per month March through October: March 16-17, April 20-21, May 18-19, June 19-23*, July 20-21, August 17-18, September 14-15, and October 26-27.


Each day starts at 10 am and ends at approximately 5 pm. On some occasions we might stay after class for dinner and a possible campfire at the farm.


Saturday Classes

Our Saturdays will be held at Tryon Life Community Farm, 11640 SW Boones Ferry Rd, Portland, OR 97219.


This location has a limited number of parking spaces and carpooling with fellow students after the first weekend will be required. If you are driving, you will have to be willing to pick up at least one other student. If you are not driving, you have to be willing to coordinate and make it easy for whomever is giving you a lift.


The classroom yurt is comfortably heated and well lit. In our classes students and the instructor sit in a circle, some on chairs and others on pillows on the floor. Feel free to bring your favorite pillow or floor seat, although there will be some supplied.


Classes will include lecture, discussions, organoleptic medicine tasting, possible gardening, harvesting, medicine making and sometimes sharing songs.


Sunday Classes

Sunday hikes in will be held in various locations within about an hour of Portland. Carpooling to hikes is strongly encouraged. Our days in the field often include a few miles of easy to moderate hiking. We go out in all types of weather, so sometimes we spend the day in the rain and other days in bright sun. Be prepared for all types of weather with appropriate footwear, clothing, and an all-weather-embracing attitude. Each hike includes training in plant identification, ecology, medicine making, and materia medica. Harvesting may be possible on some of the hikes.


The Camping Trip - June 19-23

One of the great benefits of this program is the opportunity to camp together and spend extended time in the forest. We will spend 4 days and 4 nights in the field meeting plants, harvesting, medicine making, and enjoying each other’s company. More information about the trip, including location and supply lists, will be provided at the weekend classes.



The 2023 Herbalist Training Program includes five months of live online Plant Medicine classes on Thursday evenings in March, April, May, September, and October. This is our detailed plant-by-plant materia medica series for the many Pacific Northwest bioregions.


Each course focuses on a different group of 15-30 plant medicines, covering:

  • Botanical identification
  • Ecological roles in their native habitat
  • Detailed materia medica including both contemporary and historical medicinal uses
  • Herbal energetics


Location: Online via Zoom. The meeting code will be emailed to you before the beginning of each class.


Plant Medicine I: Tree Medicine

February 29, March 7, 14, and 21

In this first class we look at the important trees of Cascadia, including conifers like Western Redcedar, Douglas Fir, Juniper and Pines, as well as essential deciduous tree medicines like Hawthorn, Oak, Cottonwood, Willows, Quaking Aspen, Red Alder, and more.


Plant Medicine II: Herbs, Flowers, and Weeds

April 11, 18, 25, and May 2

In our second class we turn our attention to herbaceous plants, both native and naturalized. Important medicines like stinging nettles, dandelion, and yarrow are taught alongside some lesser known plants of the lower elevation riparian valleys, forests, Columbia Gorge and coasts.


Plant Medicine III: Cascadia Mountain Medicine

May 9, 16, 23 and 30

In our third class we’ll cover some of the very important medicines of the middle and higher elevations of the Pacific Northwest. Many medicinal plants such as Oregon Grape, Devil’s Club and Red Root will be discussed in depth with regard to energetics, historical uses, experiential plant communication, and how to work with these mountain plants in medicinal healing context.


Plant Medicine IV: Western Mountains and High Deserts

September 5, 12, 19 and 26

We continue our Plant Medicine series spending four weeks with the plants typically found in the mountain ranges such as the Western Rockies, Eastern Oregon’s Ochocos, Blue Mountains, Wallowas, and Steens; as well as high deserts and canyon-lands. We’ll discuss Ponderosa-Aspen parkland habitat and Juniper Sagebrush plateaus as well as more remote desert plants. Wild Peony, Oshala, Bitterroot, Aspen, Juniper, Sagebrush, Green Ephedra, Arnica, Lomatium, and many other plants will be discussed in depth.


Plant Medicine V: The Klamath-Siskyoos

October 3, 10, 17, and 24

Southern Oregon, including the Rogue and Illinois Rivers and the Klamath and Siskiyoo ranges as well as the Kalmiopsis wilderness, is one of the most diverse plant regions of North America. We’ll discuss plant adaptations to fire and serpentine soil types, ecology, and recovery after some of the largest fires in Oregon history. In this class Oshala Ligusticums, wild Angelicas, California Spikenard, Yerba Santa, Yellow Coneflower, California Bay, Cobra Lily and many other plants including rare endemics.

Payment Link for the All Inclusive 2024 HTP for Shady Moody

  • There is an optional tincture tasting packet for each class that must be ordered at least 2 weeks before the start of the class. Details on how to purchase these will be included in the PDF.

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