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  • Wed., May 8, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Wed., May 15, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Wed., May 22, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Wed., May 29, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:00pm

This course is an opportunity to explore herbal medicine from soil to teacup. Participants will learn the basics of planning, starting, and maintaining an herb garden, plant harvesting and storage, safe and sustainable collection of wild medicinal plants, making home remedies for use throughout the year, and the specific applications for several medicinal plants. This is primarily a hands-on, outdoor class, with lecture woven in.

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  • Wed., March 20, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
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    8:00am - 9:00am
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    8:00am - 9:00am
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    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., April 17, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
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    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., May 1, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., May 8, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., May 15, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., May 22, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., May 29, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., June 5, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., June 12, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., June 19, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., June 26, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., July 3, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
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    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., July 17, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
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    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., July 31, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., August 7, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
  • Wed., August 14, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am

Our drop-in 60-minute yoga class is held every Wednesday at 8am.*Meet in the Outdoor Theatre located across from the Schoolhouse. This class is open to all levels. Bring your own yoga mat and water bottle. Summer Ward has been a long-time supporter and teacher at Soil Born Farms. Her teaching is grounded in nature. The classes will be a blend of breath work and intentional movement. Her style is intuitive and accommodating to all who attend. Suggested donation is $10. Pay instructor. No one turned away for lack of funds. See you there!
*Yoga class will be held every Wednesday, March 20 through August 14. Any-last minute changes will be posted on our homepage.  

Work and Learn on Wellness Wednesdays Looking for a fun way to get some exercise, fresh air and sunshine? Play, make friends, get your hands in the soil and nourish your spirit. Volunteers are welcome every Wednesday to assist the the staff in tending our mother and teaching gardens at the American River Ranch. You […]

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  • Sat., April 13, 2019
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., May 11, 2019
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., June 8, 2019
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., July 13, 2019
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., August 10, 2019
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., September 14, 2019
    10:00am - 4:30pm

Join Candis and her team in learning the basics of Western Herbology while integrating it with Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese medicine. This six-month course will include medicine-making, plant ID, how to treat acute ailments, use of tonic herbs and food for strengthening vitality, as well as how to harvest local herbs for medicine. You will learn about your own constitutional needs and ways to balance yourself for better health and well-being. This program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling, and hands-on experience with the herbs!

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  • Tue., March 5, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:30pm

This class was cancelled due to low enrollment. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We are offering many other herbal studies classes. Check out our class calendar. Spring brings a multitude of medicinal plants that are our natural allies and provide much of what we need during this season of renewal. We will discuss ways to address seasonal allergies and their underlying causes, healthy ways to do a spring cleanse, and herbs for collecting, eating, and using medicinally to support overall health and vitality. We will collect plants, make medicine, and sample some of the offerings of the season.

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  • Sat., February 16, 2019
    10:00am - 1:00pm

This class has been cancelled due to severe weather. The instructor is snowed in. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The class has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 22. Many times people do not know what to expect or how to maintain health as they enter their middle and elder years of life. Learn about herbs and foods that will keep your vitality, mind and spirit supported and enhanced as you age. We will discuss what it means to get older and enter into a new “room” in our life. Topics will include bone, heart and circulatory health as well as cognitive well-being.

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  • Sat., January 19, 2019
    10:00am - 1:00pm

Often we don’t know what to do for ourselves or for those we love when a cold, flu, bronchitis or other acute ailment afflicts us. Learn various herbal baths, foot baths, aromas, foods and how to make nourishing soups that can help you heal from an illness.

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  • Sat., October 13, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm

Candis will discuss the various conditions that can affect the heart and circulation. She will show you ways to help keep the circulation strong and various herbs that can help with regulating the heart as well as herbs for the emotional heart. This is an experiential hands-on class. Many herbs will be sampled and students will make herbal formulas to take home.

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  • Sat., April 14, 2018
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., May 12, 2018
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., June 9, 2018
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., July 14, 2018
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., August 11, 2018
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., September 8, 2018
    10:00am - 4:30pm

This six-month course will include medicine-making, plant ID, how to treat acute ailments, use of tonic herbs and food for strengthening vitality, as well as how to harvest local herbs for medicine. You will learn about your own constitutional needs and ways to balance yourself for better health and well-being. This program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling, and hands-on experience with the herbs!

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  • Thu., January 4, 2018
    6:00pm - 7:30pm

Learn what role medicinal plants can play in increasing your health and well-being in 2018. This free talk will introduce a philosophy of herbal medicine, how herbs work, and basic remedies for maintaining and increasing health and happiness. Come with curiosity, leave with recipes and inspiration.