Calendar - 2017 Dates

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Apprenticeship at Eighty Acres - 2017

This year's classes will be held on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Students will need to be prepared for being outdoors, possibly getting dirty and doing planting and harvesting 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 28  
 February 11 & 25  
March 11 & 25  
April 1 & 15  
April 29 & 30 Spring Intensive
May 20  
June 3 & 17  
June 23-25  PrairieHeart Intensive
July 8 & 22  
August 1-6 (?)   Minnesota Field Trip
August 26  
September

No Classes

   

October 14

October 28 & 29   

November 11   

 

   

 

 

Anatomy & Physiology for the Herbalist at Eighty Acres

 

A & P will meet on Sundays from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00p.m.   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 15 & 29
February 12 & 26  
March 12 & 26  
April 2 & 16  
 April 29 & 30  Spring Intensive
May 21  
June 4  
 June 23-25  PrairieHeart Intensive
July 9 & 23  
August 1-6 (?) Minnesota Field Trip   
August 27    
September  No Classes    
 October 15  

 October 28 & 29

 Autumn Intensive

                 

 November 12

Clinical Studies

 

Clinical Studies is the first step toward a clinical practice for herbalists. Classes will be held on Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  It includes Diagnostic Skills, Intact & Ethics, Formulation, interview skills and Apothecary.  

 

Dates

   
January 17, 18 & 31    
February 1, 21 & 22    
March 7, 8, 21 & 22    
April 4, 5, 18 & 19    
April 29 & 30           Spring Intensive    
May 17    
June 6, 7, 20 & 21    
June 23 - 25  PrairieHeart Intensive    
July 11 & 12    
August 1-6 (?)   Minnesota Field Trip    
August 22 & 23    
September        No Classes    

October 17 & 18

October 28 & 29     Autumn Intensive

November 14 & 15

December 9      Graduation