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May 2017

Herb Walk and Spring Tonics

May 10, 2017 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Sawmill Herb Farm, 140 Meadow Street
Florence, MA 01062 United States
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$10 – $15

Spend the afternoon learning about the early plants that appear in the spring and how they arrive just in time for what our bodies are in need of: spring cleansing. Hannah Jacobson-Hardy, founder of Sweet Birch Herbals will offer a plant walk and medicine making workshop with what we find sprouting from the Earth. There will be handouts, recipes, and discussion pertaining to which herbs serve our bodies during a healthy transition into spring. Sliding scale, please pay what you…

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Healing through Relationship with Vanessa Chakour of Sacred Warrior

May 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Sawmill Herb Farm, 140 Meadow Street
Florence, MA 01062 United States
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$10 – $25

Herbalism is a portal through which we can connect more deeply to ourselves and to nature. When we develop relationship with a plants, they can be powerful partners in deepening relationship with ourselves. Through this experiential workshop, we’ll use meditative practices to access our innate wisdom and ability to communicate with the natural world. We’ll explore the practice of plant ally work and the many ways to work with a plant as medicine. You’ll come away with a plant ally unique…

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August 2017

Trauma, Release, and Herbal Support

August 17, 2017 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
Sawmill Herb Farm, 140 Meadow Street
Florence, MA 01062 United States
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$10 – $15

This workshop with Anne Louise Burdett will discuss Trauma in a generalized way and then touch on a few specific kinds of traumatic experience. In working through stuck and unresolved trauma in the body, we will explore different tools for release and rebuilding, including herbs and land-based healing. This will be a short introduction to these topics, so please be in touch with me if you want to delve deeper or work personally with this in my clinical practice. www.healingzell.com Sliding…

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Herb Walk with Chris Marano

August 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$10 – $15

Chris Marano, long time herbalist in the Pioneer Valley, leads an herb walk at Sawmill-Herb Farm, sharing what he knows from his vast experience, study and practice in Western, Chinese, and Native American healing traditions. His talks and walks are always filled with a wealth of information and insight, science, stories, healing, and humor.

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Sex and Herbs: Anatomy of Arousal and Herbal Support in Sexual Function

August 23, 2017 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Sawmill Herb Farm, 140 Meadow Street
Florence, MA 01062 United States
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$10 – $15

This workshop is taught by Anne Louise Burdett and is designed to be fun, light and useful to all age ranges and experience levels. (Both with sex and herbs.) We will discuss the Anatomy of Arousal, how to increase libido, enhance pleasure, explore consent and self-determinism, and gather some useful tools if there are challenges coming up around sexual intimacy. This workshop is queer and trans-gender affirming and is a safe and inclusive space to talk about sensitive topics! To…

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September 2017

Herbal Oils for Skincare

September 7, 2017 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
$10 – $15

Herbal Oils for Skin Care Products The skin is one of the largest organ systems of the body and it is very important what we choose to put on it. In this class we will make herbal oils that you can turn into skin care products, which nourish you all winter long. Join Hannah Jacobson-Hardy, community herbalist of Sweet Birch Herbals for a workshop on making herbal skin care products. We’ll learn which plants to harvest and transform into luscious…

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October 2017

Medicinal Soups & Nourishing Broth

October 5, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
$10 – $15

Fall and winter are great times to start cooking-up nourishing and medicinal foods, and broths and soups lend themselves incredibly well to herbal additions! We'll learn about the best herbs to include in our cooking, how to combine them for different flavor profiles, and learn about the medicinal benefits of these herbs as we go. Handouts and recipes will be provided! Pre-registration strongly preferred. No one turned away for lack of funds.  

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Qualities and Properties of Herbal Medicine from the Perspective of Ayurveda

October 11, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

Join Chelynn Tetreault, LMT and Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist (CAS) at Sawmill Herb Farm for an interactive workshop in the crisp and beautiful month of October. Chelynn will give a brief history and intro into some fundamental principles behind Ayurveda.  She will talk about how Ayurveda understands the healing properties of herbs and provide the participants with some important terminology and the concepts behind them. Participants will have an opportunity to explore the Ayurvedic qualities within themselves as well. Bring a…

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July 2018

Lyme and Coinfections: Prevention, Acute Treatment Options, Myths and How Herbs Help

July 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Sawmill Herb Farm, 140 Meadow Street
Florence, MA 01062 United States
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$20

Lyme and Coinfections: Prevention, Acute Treatment Options, Myths and How Herbs Help. Join herbalist Bonnie Bloom for this talk about Lyme and co- infections. We will discuss: How protecting ourselves to avoid infection is the first line of defense. What co-infections are most active in our bioregion. Next, is how we can use herbs to prevent and treat these infections. Information about about tick sprays, how to use antibiotics effectively and how to live with this current situation without fear…

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September 2018

Plant Energetics Walk with Chris Marano

September 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sawmill Herb Farm, 140 Meadow Street
Florence, MA 01062 United States
$10 – $15

Join us on this herb walk at Sawmill Herb Farm with herbalist Chris Marano. Chris will lead us on a tour around the garden and discuss plant energetics. We offer a sliding scale of $10 to $15 for this class. No one turned away for lack of funds. Please pre-register by emailing us at sawmillherbs@gmail.com or clicking the button below (although we are experiencing technical difficulties so if theres no button just email us).      

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