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Goldenrod Herbal Studies: Medicine Making Foundations I
- Want hands-on medicine making practice?
- Have questions about and need support with making your own herbal remedies at home?
- Want to use herbal remedies but find them to be too expensive?
- Want to learn in-person with other people?
Medicine Making Foundations I is the first of seven intensive workshops in the Goldenrod Herbal Studies series, taught by Clinical Herbalist Kelly McCarthy of Attic Apothecary.
The Foundations I workshop is divided into two days: September 10-September 11, 9am-3pm. Together with Foundations II (Oct 8 and October 9), the Medicine Making course will teach you all about:
- alcohol-based tincture
- root, berry, bark decoction
- hot and cold infusions
- herbal infused oils, salves and creams
- apothecary record keeping
Please read the following details for information on pricing, payment plans, and other workshops in the Goldenrod Herbal Studies series.
This course includes 4 sessions, running from 9 am-3 pm on:
- Saturday, September 10
- Sunday, September 11
- Saturday, October 8 and
- Sunday, October 9
Your registration includes all 4 sessions.
Course Pricing & Scholarships
$240 for Medicine Making Foundations I and II
$400 for the entire Medicine Making course (Foundations I and II, Intermediate I and II)
If you sign up for more than one weekend, use the code MINUS50 for $50 off the second weekend.
Scholarships: There will be two half-price scholarships available for each workshop module for students with financial need, prioritizing BIPOC, trans, and disabled students.
Send Kelly an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to check availability!
Payment plans are open to everyone. The registration system does not allow payment plans to be used with coupon codes.
If you’d like to use a coupon code AND you’d like to use a payment plan, register by just putting down the first deposit, and send an email to email@example.com .The instructor will honor coupon code discount and send invoices to be paid monthly.
Supplies & Additional Costs
All herbs, beeswax, and salve containers are provided. You will need to supply alcohol, oil, cheesecloth, and a few glass jars (the complete materials list will be sent once you register). These materials will cost approximately $50-$75.
Medicine Making Foundations II: October 8-9 (to be taken with Foundations I)
Medicine Making Intermediate
I: December 10-11
II: February 4-5
Body Systems + Materia Medica
Nervous System Herbs: October 1-2
Immune System Herbs: December 3-4
Digestive System Herbs: January 28-29
$600 for all 7 weekends (save $240)
About Goldenrod Herbal Studies
The Goldenrod Herbal Studies series is taught by Clinical Herbalist Kelly McCarthy of the Attic Apothecary and offers in-depth herbal studies in bite-sized modules.
10% of all income generated from the school will be going to the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Land Honorarium. Read more here.
Plan to wear masks while indoors, and adjust COVID considerations if things change considerably. The medicine-making classes are designed for in-person learning, and won’t be moved online.
Full refunds are available up to 10 days before the start of the class.
50% refunds are available up to 2 days before the start of the class
No refunds are available the day before or day of the class.
$50 of the registration deposit is non-refundable