Weekend Herbalism Program

The Weekend Program is accepting applications for 2019. This program often fills up by early March. 

The weekend program is comprised of 6 weekends from May through October. Its format and classes are similar to those of the Community Herbalism Intensive, though condensed. For a description of individual classes look here. The class enrollment is limited to 21 students.

Daily Schedule

  • Friday 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Saturday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Dates for 2019

  • May 24-26
  • June 21-23
  • July 19-21
  • August TBA
  • September TBA
  • October TBA

    Weekend Herbalism Syllabus 2018 – The dates are accurate though there may be small changes to the individual classes

Tuition $925

A $425 nonrefundable deposit is due upon acceptance. The rest of the tuition is due by April 20.

Please make out check or money order to 7Song and send to 7Song P.O. Box 6626 Ithaca, NY 14851

Additional Costs: Other costs include housing, tools, books, alcohol (for medicine making), and herb supplies. A more complete list of total expenses will be sent upon acceptance. There is a book list and an equipment list under the handout section.  Please note that while these lists are extensive but only 4 books and approximately 4 tools are required.


Certificate: A handsome certificate is given to students who successfully finish the program. This entails completing all assignments and missing no more than 1 weekend throughout the program.

Location: Classes will be held at the school about 8 miles from downtown Ithaca, NY. Directions will be sent upon acceptance.

Housing: Students furnish their own housing through Ithaca has many options including; bed and breakfasts, motels, camping and other sleeping options. You will probably need to make reservations for some of these. Often out-of-town students stay with local program participants.

Applications and Questions: If you have any questions about this program, please call (between 9:00 -6:00 eastern time) or email me. The application can be submitted here.