Weekend Herbalism Program 2022
This class will be online in 2022. Also, it will be in a very different format in 2023.
Details will be posted here very soon.
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 40 students. The schedule is below.
Please Note-All the field trips for this program are local. There are no extended camping field trips.
What You Can Expect to Learn
This program is designed to give students a comprehensive, hands-on practical study of herbal medicine. Classes are divided between classroom teaching and time outdoors identifying, gathering, and preparing plants. The goal of the program is for students to have a well-rounded overview of herbalism, plants, and a solid foundation of clinical herbalism.
- Friday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
- Saturday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
- Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
- May 14-16
- June 18-20
- July 16-18
- August 20-22
- September 17-19
- October 22-24
Weekend Herbalism Syllabus 2020-this is the link to the WHP 2020 syllabus
A $425 non-refundable deposit is due upon acceptance. The rest of the tuition is due by May 5.
**Due to the financial difficulties due to the COVID-19 virus, individual payment plans can be made for anyone going through financial hardship. I would still appreciate the initial deposit, but please contact me if you need to work out a tuition payment plan.
Please make out check or money order to 7Song
P.O. Box 6626
Ithaca, NY 14851
Additional Costs: Other costs may include weekend housing, tools, books, alcohol (for medicine making), and herb supplies. A more complete list of 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 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 find 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.