Community Herbalism Course in Schellsburg

Forwarded by Ann Stone of the Pennsylvania Women’s Agricultural Network:

Learn from clinical herbalist, Mimi Hernandez, MS, RH (AHG), Outreach Coordinator for the Appalachian Centre for Ethnobotanical Studies at Frostburg State University in Maryland, about how to apply herbs in various situations for men, women, and children. Topics include hands-on herbal medicine making, herbal first aid, herbal taste and understand, spices for health, weeds as medicine, topical herbs, and herb walks! Prepare to be your family and community herbalist! Participants receive a certificate upon completion.

Discover the lore, tradition, and science behind Appalachia’s most popular and native medicinal roots, from the well known and economically exalted roots of the culture like Ginseng and Black Cohosh to the local secret favorites like Yellowroot and Stoneroot and many more! In this 3-day intensive certificate course, you will:

  • Receive a certificate of community herbalism;
  • Make salves, tinctures and other medicinal applications to bring home;
  • Learn and expand your knowledge about regional medicinal plants.

Registration Details:

  • When: June 3 – June 5, 2011
  • Where: Wild Meadows Farm in Schellsburg PA (Bedford County)
  • Cost: $350
  • Registration: Contact Event Coordinator Kim Walsh at


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