Calendar - 2016 Dates

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Apprenticeship at Eighty Acres - 2016

This year's classes will be held on Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  We will be working a garden this year so students will need to be prepared for garden work.  Clothing, hand tools, sunscreen and reuseable drink containers are recommended to make the outdoor journey more comfortable.

Classes will include Making Preparations, Safety, Blending Tea, Use of Tinctures, History & Herstory, Aromatherapy, Flower Essences, Homeopathy, First Aid and much more.  To remain flexible dates will not be assigned by subject but announcements are made on Facebook and a private message site so that you can be ready.

Dates

 
 January 24  
 February 7 & 21  
March 6 & 20  
April 3 & 24  
May 15  
June 5  
June 23 - 26  PrairieHeart HerbFest
July 17 & 31  
August 7 & 21  
September 11 & 25  
October 9 & 23  
November 6  
 
 

 

 

Anatomy & Physiology for the Herbalist at Eighty Acres

 

A & P will meet on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings from 6;00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.  Tuesday evenings will be Anatomy for the Herbalist, then Wednesday, the focus will be on Materia Medica.  Body Systems include:  Cell Structure, Integumentary, Skeletal, Muscular, Digestive, Nervous, Immune, Endocrine, Cardio-Respiratory, Urinary and Reproductive.  Materia Medica includes plant identification, folklore, historical usage, therapeutic activity, plant chromatics and recipes.

 

 

Dates

January 26 & 27
February 9 & 10, 23 & 24  
March 8 & 9, 22 & 23  
April 5 & 6, 26 & 27  
 May 10 & 11, 24 & 25  
June 7 & 8,  
June 23 - 26 PrairieHeart HerbFest
July 12 & 13, 26 & 27  
August 9 & 10, 30 & 31  
September 6 & 7, 20 & 21    
October 11 & 12, 25 & 26    
November 8 & 9, 29 & 30      
   
                     

 

Clinical Studies

 

Clinical Studies is the first step toward a clinical practice for herbalists. It includes Diagnostic Skills, Intact & Ethics, Formulation, interview skills and Apothecary.  Students will meet monthly as a group but may meet more often in small groups.  We will begin working as a clinic in the second half of the year.  These are formal class dates.

 

 

Dates

   
January 9  & 23 - Makeup 2015    
February 6  - Test    
February 20    
March 19    
April 9 & 23    
May - No Formal Class    
June 11    
June 23 - 26  PrairieHeart HerbFest    
July 16    
August 20    
September 10    
October 15    
November 12 & Graduation December 10