Listening to the Plants — Brighid Doherty

NOTE: This event has been postponed from its original aug 8 date

SEPT 5 or 19 — Listening to the Plants
with Brighid Doherty, Solidago School of Herbal Wisdom

Explore the Alcyon land with herbalist Brighid Doherty and learn how plants are used to nourish health and heal common ailments. Brighid will explain how to identify, ethically harvest, and prepare medicinal plants that grow right here at Alcyon, then lead us in preparing remedies with the plants we harvest. Participants take home their remedies, including flower essences, tinctures, vinegars, and oxymels. We’ll discuss the importance of
listening to the plants and how to connect with them to form lifelong relationships.

$75: includes lunch (at 11:30) and program (begins at 12:30) Guided herbal walk and harvest. Participants create and take home plant remedies.

Brigid Doherty, founder of Solidago School of Herbal Wisdom and the Dandelion Herbal Collective on Deer Isle, ME, is an herbalist of the Wise Woman Tradition. She leads medicinal plant walks and hands-on medicine making, and offers herbal spas and retreats that inspire self-reliant health care by educating people about how to bring herbal medicine into their lives and how to form relationships with the plants in their kitchens, gardens and the wild.