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  • August 25, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about the ancient art of herbalism, from formulating herbal infusions to creating herbal vinegars and more!

Explore a variety of herbs and different ways to prepare herbal medicine: infusions, decoctions, syrups, tinctures, oils, salves, liniments and herbal formulations. Learn how to make herbal preparations for common ailments along with the internal and external application of these preparations. This wonderful introductory class will guide you on the path with convenient and fun ways of integrating herbal remedies into your daily routine. Formulations for the immune system, nervous system, and a sleep tonic will be covered in class.
A garden tour will provide hands-on experience of the different medicinal herbs and perennials you can plant in your own backyard garden. Samples will be provided.

This class will be held Saturday August 25th, 10 am – noon.
Tuition is $25. Receive $5 off your tuition when you register by August 22nd.

2 CEUs are offered for Massage Therapists, Dietitians, Nutritionists, Nurses, and Midwives licensed in the state of Florida for an additional $15 processing fee.

Please review this link for our school’s tuition and cancellation policies.

Instructor Phoenix Fermin is a Community Herbalist and Director of Education for non-profit Lichgate on High Road, a historic site in Tallahassee, FL. phoenix
Her great passion for gardening rooted in 1998 at a home-based plant nursery. There she learned about planting, cultivating, harvesting, transplanting, and propagation. Her love of gardening grew and she began her herbal studies in 2006, while teaching yoga for Herbalists at The Natural Health Hut in Wesley Chapel, FL and Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies (AcuHerbals) in St. Petersburg, FL. In 2012, she attended the first Florida Herbal Conference with Rosemary Gladstar as the keynote speaker. Inspired and deepening her connection to the plants, she furthered her studies over the course of several years at the Florida School of Holistic Living with Herbalist, Emily Ruff. Phoenix continues to expand her herbal knowledge through classes in all aspects of herbal medicine, clinical practice, and hands-on gardening experience; as there is no end to the depth of knowledge that we learn from our plant allies.

Phoenix is a Certified Yoga Instructor, children’s book Illustrator and Author for AppleTree Institute in Washington, DC, and has enjoyed working in education with the Florida Department of Education, Full Sail University, and Cornell University. With her love of gardening and serving the community, she also served as Executive Director for non-profit Damayan Garden Project. Phoenix has taught seminars at New Leaf Market, Tallahassee Nurseries, Florida State University, and Sustainable Tallahassee.  Phoenix is the Regional Director for the Florida School of Holistic Living North Florida Branch.

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Venue Phone: (850) 383-6556

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1401 High Rd, Tallahassee, FL (FLORIDA), 32304, United States


Tucked away on three acres in the heart of Tallahassee is a fascinating property hidden from view. A visitor walks down a wooded path and is greeted by a majestic live oak tree shading a soft lawn. This tree, a sapling in the time of Shakespeare, keeps company with something not seen in Florida, an English Tudor-style cottage, which looks as if it comes from the pages of a child’s book of fairy tales. With a steeply gabled roof, diamond-pattern leaded glass windows and stone foundation, the cottage continues its vigil over the gardens, labyrinth and tree surrounding it. A majority of the classes will be held inside the cottage, which is handicap accessible with a ramp in the back of the cottage leading up to the back door. If there is an overflow of parking, signs will direct you to the appropriate lot. There is a restroom in the cottage and portable restrooms outside.

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