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Engage in herbal medicine with hands-on online courses

Get the Course Bundle!

Herbalist, educator, author and cook Brittany Wood Nickerson of Thyme Herbal is offering our CSA members an opportunity to dive deeper into several different hands-on topics via her online courses.


Sawmill Fresh Herb CSA members receive a discount on Thyme Herbal’s courses (up to 22% off listed price) using the discount code MEMBER when signing up for the course bundle via our website. For the deal you get a bundle of 3 online short courses for $90 (listed prices per course vary between $25 – 45).

Topics include (choose any 3 for the bundle deal!):

  • Harvesting/Wildcrafting, Drying and Storing
  • Herbal Infused Oils
  • Fermentation – Preparation and Health Benefits
  • Herbal Extracts – alcohol, vinegar and glycerine tinctures
  • Water based medicine
  • Making lotions, salves, butters and balms
  • Making ghee and herbal ghee
  • Winter Wisdom, Winter Health

Check out the offerings in more detail here and then come back to our website to sign up using the discount code MEMBER.

Members can also take 15% off Brittany’s Art of Home Herbalism Online course (or any of the individual mini-courses) by signing up directly at Thyme Herbal’s website using the discount code SAWMILLMEMBER.

For non-members wishing to sign up for Thyme Herbals courses, please go directly to Thyme Herbal’s site to sign up.

About Brittany:

Brittany Wood Nickerson is an herbalist, author, health educator, and cook.  She combines knowledge of nutrition and a passion for using food as medicine with her training in Western, Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal medicine. Her approach emphasizes personal empowerment, holistic self-care, and intentional living. Brittany is the founder and primary instructor of Thyme Herbal, where she teaches the two-year herbal program, as well as courses in earth-based ritual and lifeways. She teaches at the University of Massachusetts and is the organizer of the Northampton/Amherst Herbal Meet-up group. Brittany is a passionate teacher and an inspirational speaker, presenting at conferences and for programs throughout the country. She is the author of  Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen, The Herbal Homestead Journal, Sacred & Mysterious, Cooking for Winter Health Wellness, and Spring Cleaning, as well as a series of herbal educational posters made in collaboration with artist and illustrator Chelsea Granger.

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