The Forager's Path - School of Botanical Studies

2020 Course Schedule

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10 Month Foundations of Herbal Medicine for 2020

Registration closes February 15

A Flagstaff-based course in Community Herbalism, emphasizing (but not limited to) bio-regional healing plants from the Verde Valley up though the higher elevations around Flagstaff. The focus of the summer Colorado trip is plants from 9,000′ – 12,000′ and goes above treeline.

A brief over view of the topics introduced include:
Botany – Plant Chemistry – Anatomy – Physiology – Solvents & Polarity – Body Systems – Traditional Chinese Medicine – Ayurveda – Energetics from the Western Herbal perspective – Herbal Pharmacy – Materia Medica – Nutrition & Diet – Foraging – Wildcrafting – Minerals

The group meets in Flagstaff, one weekend a month from February through November with additional dates and regional travel in June, July and August.
Details are here

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Herbal Skin Care Workshop

This workshop is full.
Registrsation is closed.

Join us for this informative class that shows you how to make:
-skin lotion
-body butter
-herbal-infused oil
in your own kitchen.

These herb-based skin care products and techniques have been used for 20+ years in my own herbal practice. Using only the best quality ingredients, these products surpass any available off the store shelf.

Each participant will take home containers of the lotion and body butter made during the workshop.

Date: January 18, 2020
Time: 9:30 – noon
Location: Flagstaff, directions will be emailed to you after registration
Cost:
Click the button below to pay for this workshop

After payment is made, you will be re-directed to a workshop registration page. Once your registration information is received, directions to the workshop location will be emailed to you.

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Ultimate Survival Skills Course


When: June 5-7, 2020
Where: in the pines, just outside Flagstaff
Instructors: Tony Nester & Mike Masek

Skills include:

Day One:
Learn the Basics of Wilderness Survival
navigation, signaling, water, shelter, fire, vehicle kits, first aid

Day Two:

Learn the realities of living off the land and food procurement the hunter-gatherer way
Common edible plants in North America
Carving deadfalls
Food preservation
Caloric requirements
Urban survival pantry suggestions

Day 3:

Man & Animal Tracking Fundamentals
Learn how to identify and interpret the tracks of mountain lions, coyotes, foxes, deer, and other North American mammals including gait patterns, scrapes and scat.
The mantracking class includes a focus on
Lost-person behavior
The use of stride and straddle for reading the stories
Counter-tracking misconceptions
Micro & macro tracking
Methods for picking up a lost trail

Go here for more info and to register

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Three Weekend Intensive:
Advanced Topics in Herbal Medicine 2020

This series of workshops addresses topics geared for people who have previous training and experience in healing and working with herbs.  It is especially geared toward students who have completed beginning or intermediate coursework at other herb schools. “Arizona Herbal medicine” “Sedona herbal medicine” “Phoenix herbal medicine” “Colorado herbal medicine” “Las Vegas herbal medicine” “Prescott herbal medicine” “Flagstaff herbal medicine” “Oak Creek Canyon” “New Mexico herbal medicine” “Flagstaff essential oil” “Flagstaff essential oils” “Flagstaff aromatherapy” “Prescott essential oil” “Prescott essential oils” “Prescott aromatherapy” “Sedona essential oil” “Sedona essential oils” “Sedona aromatherapy” “Phoenix essential oil” “Phoenix essential oils” “Phoenix aromatherapy” “Las Vegas essential oil” “Las Vegas essential oils” “Las Vegas aromatherapy”

Topics Presented:
1. Cardiovascular Health
2. Brain, Memory and Cognitive Health
3. Pain
4. Inflammation
5. Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS)
6. Sweeteners and Sugar
7. Metabolic Syndrome

When: This program meets one weekend a month over a three month period in 2020:
August 29 & 30
September 12 & 13
October 10 & 11

Time: 9:00 – 3:30

Where: Near Flagstaff, Arizona

Details are at this link

Cost: $495 for the three weekend (6 days) program.
After you have contacted the school and been accepted into this program,
click the button below to pay for the course.

Pre-requisites are required for attendance in this course.
Interested students need to contact the school prior to registering.

 


 

 


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Herbal Skin Care Workshop

Herbal Skin Care Workshop

This workshop is full. Registrsation is closed. Join us for this informative class that shows you how to make: -skin lotion -body butter -herbal-infused oil in your own kitchen. These herb-based skin care products and techniques have been used for 20+ years in my own herbal practice. Using only the best quality ingredients, these products… Continue >>>

Outdoor Survival for Plant Lovers

Outdoor Survival for Plant Lovers

**This workshop was initially put together after speaking with many in the plant community who voiced concern over their safety when doing field work. However, it is open to the general public as these skills apply to everyone regardless of occupation.   The minimum age to attend is 13. Anyone under the age of 18… Continue >>>

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