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Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering

Dig deep into nature's medicine cabinet at the Blue Ridge Herb Lore Gathering July 21-23! Herbalists and aspiring herbalists of all levels are welcome. The BRHLG includes:

  • Pre-conference excursion to the Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine (home of the Appalachian Herb Growers Consortium).
  • Keynote address on "Appalachian Herbal Traditions" by Phyllis Light, founder of the Appalachian Center for Natural Health.
  • Workshops on healing, herbal infusions/body balms, cultivating an herbal home garden, making herbal home cleaning products, and identifying medicinal mushrooms.
  • Onsite vending supporting every class.
  • Herbal plant identification walk with Phyllis Light.
  • Closing ceremonies with a spirit circle.
  • Appalachian storytelling and Americana music.
  • Morning yoga.
  • Nutritious meals, snacks, and herbal teas.
  • Fine accommodations.

See schedule, workshop list, and vendor list HERE. See instructor bios and class descriptions HERE. Register online HERE.