Plant Spirit GatheringSave the date: September 14-16, 2018
Learning herbalism hands-on at the beautiful
Stargazen woodland retreat in Augusta, Wisconsin.
Hosted by Full Circle Herbals, River Prairie Apothecary, and Wise Water Botanicals
Whether you are new to learning herbalism or practicing a long time, this gathering is for you.
Play with herbs while living in the magical woods for three days drinking herbal tea, communing with plants, and connecting with other plant lovers.
Topics and activites planned for the Plant Spirit Gathering
Herbal remedy making: lots of hands-on expierence with workshops and make-and-take stations
Plant identification: plant walks in the wooded area around Stargazen Retreat Center and in their herbal gardens
Materia medica: Start new herbal materia medica profiles or gathering information to add to existing ones
Skill sharing time: We’ll set aside time for participants to share skills with each other (examples: yoga, weaving, dancing, and others)
Campfire time: Bring your drums, flutes, fun witchy/hippy clothes, songs, stories for time around the campfire
Altar making: We’ll make a communal altar on the first day of the Gathering with items brought by participants
Initiation time: Declare your committment for the plants and medicinal herbs by recieveing an initiation herbalism or Plant Priestess
You'll leave the Gathering with:
Planners & Presenters
Erin LaFaive has expierence connecting with plants from her expierence with gardening, working in three greenhouses, internships at arboretums, cultural healing centers, conducting research as an undergraduate and gradute student. Including 9 years teaching all ages and knowledge backgrounds as a horticulture eductor with University of WI – Extension.
The cost of the Plant Spirit Gathering will be around $500 with opportunites for early-bird registration discounts.
More details on food and sleeping arrangements are forthcoming.
If you want to reserve a spot now, $200 will be accepted as your first installment.