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Food as Medicine

As the spring plants make their emergence the gardens, fields and lawns abound with rich medicine and nourishing food. Join herbalist Kristen Avonti for an afternoon crafting a meal full of medicine! A focus will be placed wild edibles and medicine that can be found in your own back yard.

When: May 21st     12-4 PM

Where: Martha's Herbary      Pomfret, CT

Herbal First Aid

Summer brings with it bumps, bruises, bites and burns. Join herbalist Kristen Avonti for an afternoon of medicine making, herbal wisdom and community building. Together we will craft an herbal first aid kit to carry you through the season.

When: June 25th     12-4 PM

Where: Martha's Herbary      Pomfret, CT

Birth Keeper's Medicine Bag: Pregnancy

Pregnancy is time that invites our deepest nourishment. Join Kristen for an afternoon of medicine making, herbal wisdom and community building. Offered as part of the YCA's Birthing Mama Teacher Training, this open workshop provides a hands on opportunity to deepen your relationship with pregnancy, herbs and women's wisdom.

When: September 24th     2-4 PM

Where: Yoga Center Amherst      Amherst, MA

Birth Keeper's Medicine Bag: Labor & Birth

As midwives and birth professional we are continually invited to strengthen our tool kit for supporting challenges associated with labor and birth. Join Kristen for an afternoon crafting an herbal birth kit, deepening your relationship with healing herbs and gaining insight into working with herbs as a birth professional. 

When: October 14th     10 AM - 3 PM

Where: Womancraft Midwifery      Amherst, MA

Birth Keeper's Medicine Bag: Postpartum

The care of a new mother during the early postpartum is one of the most important tasks we can take up as a culture. Join Kristen for an evening of medicine making, herbal wisdom and community as we craft postpartum care remedies and explore herbal support specific to the postpartum period. 

When: January 6th     5-7 PM

Where: Yoga Center Amherst      Amherst, MA

*Please Note: In order to ensure adequate supplies,  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.