Rainbow Serpent Folk Herbalism Schedule
(Full for 2022)
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Each day will start with an opening circle and land acknowledgment. All voices will be heard.
9:15- 9:45 will be time to play musical instruments by the fire and enjoy herbal tea. Full weekends with seasonal lunches for full forest immersion.
Every day you will have solo time in the forest, experience guided plant spirit journeys, and have time with the living plants....yes, please!
March 13, 27
April 23, 24
June 25, 26
July 21,22, 23, 24
We have a space of 2 weeks for the basketry materials to cure
Make your own 'Harvest Basket' from red osier dogwood with sustainably harvest dogwood
Guided plant spirit journey with dogwood
Tinctures, teas, decoctions, infusions
Spring plant medicines
Summer plant medicines
Smoke baths and ritual
Heart opening ceremony
Manitoulin Island Camping Trip
Water, stone, and tree medicine
Manitoulin Island is the Anglicized version of the name Manidoowaaling (ᒪᓂᑝᐙᓕᓐᒃ), which means “cave of the spirit” in Anishinaabemowin (the language of the Ojibwe). Three Indigenous cultures, called the Anishinaabe or “People of the Three Fires,” lived on and around the Island; this was a loose confederation formed by the distinct Ojibwe, Odawa and Potawatomi tribes. It is the centre of an area called Mnidoo Mnis, and Odawa term meaning “Island of the Great Spirit.”
Autumn & winter plant medicines
Cough, cold, and flu remedies
Altar making & conscious connection to the elements
Invasive plant medicine
Energy Exchange Includes
Classes from 9:45am - 530pm.
A rustic outdoor kitchen is available to cook your dinners and breakfast.
Camping on site Saturday nights.
Sliding scale price:
$2700- $7700 for the year.
Pay anything in this range.
This payment range makes this work
accessible to everyone.
Payment plans are an option
Each year one work trade space is open and two $1000 scholarships.
After registration: Once a deposit is received you will receive a welcome letter & reading book list to help you prepare for the classes.
Mentorships are open to all genders. It is a safe place for LGBTQIA folks. We will work together to co-create a loving and healing space for everyone. Plants are amazing non-binary teachers.
The learning area is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.
Mosquitoes, deer flies, ticks, & wasps are present.
These insects are our teachers.
May Gaia bless them and teach us how to love them.
We will be walking on uneven terrain.
"I never make decisions instantly, always needing to be certain of a choice. The minute and the moment I heard of your offering I was in. Thanks for the shelter, hospitality, openness, humour, connection, and offering your herbaceous self."
Tracey, Herbalist & owner of Anarres Apothecary