Milk & Honey Herbs is a small, diversified, family-owned farm and business in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. 


We believe that community health and ecological health are intrinsically connected and hope that Milk & Honey Herbs positively contributes to both.



What's New?


  • Registration is OPEN for a NEW course starting in January! SPICE RACK MEDICINE Winter Class Series.  This 3 class series will explore the rich subject of Kitchen Medicine-demystifying herbalism and bringing it back into the home!
  • Stay-tuned for details on our NEW 10-month Apprenticeship program, THE VILLAGE HERBALIST. It starts in June of 2015!
  • Registration is OPEN for 2015 classes of FROM THE ROOTS UP! This year we've added a summer session, in addition to the spring and fall!
  • The GREENFIELD COMMUNITY HERBAL CLINIC is going strong.  Every Friday from 12-7 pm I offer herbal consults on a walk-in basis and by appointment.  Our scale is $25-$65 per consult- those who can pay higher on the scale help support those who cannot, and together we create a mutually supported community of healing.  ALL are WELCOME!

COMING UP....

NEW!
SPICE RACK MEDICINE
Winter Class Series
 Sundays10:00am- 4:00 pm
January 18th, Feb 8th, March 8th

This 3 class series will explore the rich subject of Kitchen Medicine- demystifying herbalism and bringing it back into the home.  Learn the medicinal uses of the culinary herbs, food energetics and how to get the most nutritionally from your food, eating and harmonizing with the seasons, medicine-making, and more!
{Learn more here!}






 

 


 
FROM THE ROOTS UP
A Course in Bioregional Herbalism

Class meets 1 sunday/month, 10am-4pm
Spring Session: April-June
Summer Session: July-Aug
Fall Session: Sept-Nov
This series is designed for the student who wants to dive-in and get to know the local plants up close and personal.  Folks will learn how to confidently identify plants in the field, how to harvest and make medicine with them and learn their complete medicinal profile. Learn herbal ecology and develop a bioregional materia medica.
{Learn more here!}





The Herbal D.I.Y. Spa
Monday Dec 8th. 6:30-8:30
Blue Dragon Apothecary
158 Main St, Suite 10, Greenfield, MA.
Sliding Scale $20-$40.

In this hands-on workshop participants will gain first hand experience making their own facial masks and scrubs, calming and invigorating bath salts, and luscious body butters- all with healthy and natural ingredients that are actually good for you!  Folks will all leave with products made together in class and recipes will be given.  And, of course, they'll make great gifts!
~pre-registration required~




 

 

 



Join me at the Yoga + Herbs Convergence!  Saturday Dec 13th in Greenfield.

I'll be a part of a panel of local herbalists discussing herbal access and the low-cost Greenfield Community Herbal Clinic.


 


Winter Tree Medicine
Saturday January 10th
NOFA Winter Conference
Worcester State University

Just because it's winter doesn't mean you can't still make medicine! In this workshop we will meet some of our local evergreens and learn how to identify them,  We'll also discuss their medicinal benefits and learn how to capture these properties in easy and effective preparations such as salves, oils, and elixers.  We'll demonstrate how to make the medicine and recipes will be shared!


 





 

 


FROM THE ROOTS UP Spring, Summer, and Fall class dates for 2015 are up!

Details on our 10-month Apprenticeship program, THE VILLAGE HERBALIST. coming soon! Starts June 2015.


View the full 2014 Schedule {here}

 



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