January 12, 2023

Beginner Herbalism: Apprentice Certificate Program

  • Day 1 of 2
     August 5, 2023
     12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Day 2 of 2
     August 6, 2023
     9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Do you desire to be more self-sustainable with your personal health care and home? Have you dabbled with herbalism a bit or maybe even for years informally and now you’re ready to learn more? Combine the intuitive art and solid science of botanical medicine, by apprenticing with Master Herbalist Gigi Stafne for an intensive and rewarding weekend!

Core components of this inspiring course include: Foundations in natural & botanical medicine, cross cultural herbalism, herbs for the life cycle, top herbs used in North America, botanicals not only for physical health but for contemporary life stressors such as anxiety, depression and environmental toxins. Learn to create your own herbal apothecary and take home handcrafted preparations such as teas, tinctures, lotions, oils and flower essences.

This is a certificate level course and prerequisite for the Intermediate & Advanced Herbalism programs.

Registration Includes

All supplies (value: $45) and instruction for this comprehensive program. By the end of class, you will go home with a basket full of botanical products and creations, including handcrafted teas, tinctures, infused oils, natural lotion, and flower essences. Students will receive a certificate after completion: Beginner Herbal Apprentice (This class is a prerequisite for Intermediate and Master Herbalism Programs).

You should bring…

  • One pint-sized glass jar (canning jar)
  • One pint solvent (apple cider vinegar, brandy, or vodka etc.)
  • Four 1-2 oz. tincture bottles tote/basket/box to carry products home in
  • A notepad and something to write with

Skill Level

No prior experience required.

Best for Ages…

13 and older.


Day 1 will be at McDonnell Rd (LINK).

Days 2 will be at the Duluth Folk School Library in Lincoln Park (LINK).

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Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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