We offer many in-house classes, ranging from 2 hour workshops to year-long programs. Below is a general list of our offerings, as well as our offerings for the season. Classes are held at Green Path Herb School at 180 S 3rd St W above Meadowsweet Herbs.
2017 Fall Class Series:
Herbal Therapeutics for Wildfire Smoke Exposure
Did you know that you can use herbs to ease some of the unpleasant symptoms of prolonged wildfire smoke inhalation? Join herbalist Shawna Paoli for a night of community and unity to learn what you can do for those suffering from the smoke. A little love goes a long way in times like these. We love you, Missoula!
Tuesday October 5, 6:00-8:00, $10
Medicinal Plants and Weeds of the Rocky Mountains
What is a Weed? What is a medicinal plant? There are hundreds of wild edible, medicinal plants and weeds across the globe, but we will discuss the most commonly found native plants and weeds found in your yard and around the hills of Missoula. Learn to look at those pesky weeds differently! Herbalist, Sarah Holden will go over the good, bad and the ugly of those plants we all refer to as weeds and discover their benefits we have all forgotten!
Wednesday, October 11, 6:00-8:00, $20
Herbs for your Last Nerve
Join herbalist and Green Path herb School co-director, John Goicovich for this free introduction to the nuanced category of nerviness. We will discuss the basic protocols for dealing with stress and learn how to start choosing particular remedies based on a plants primary and secondary medicinal effects.
Thursday, October 12, 6:00-8:00, FREE! Preregistration is necessary.
Most people have heard of kombucha by now, but if you haven’t, all the better! Join Herbalist and the woman behind The Botanical Brewess, Brittany Breitenbach to discuss the basics of this fermented tea as well as how to add herbs to amplify the benefits and customize your kombucha to your own needs. Please bring a jar if you would like a SCOBY to take home with you.
Thursday, October 19, 6:00-8:00, $20
Aromatherapy for Colds and Flu
Aromatherapy is the practice of using therapeutic grade essential oils extracted from plants acting as an alternative medicine to support the body. Learn the ways that you can use aromatherapy to help boost the immune system and which germ fighting oils are essential for colds and flu. Herbalist, Sarah Holden will discuss cold and flu fighting methods using essential oils and will go over several recipes. Each participant will receive a copy of the recipes and take home an (optional) immunity blend.
Wednesday, November 1, 6:00-8:00, $20, optional: take home an immunity blend for $10
Herbal Ales and Beers
Let your taste buds go wild as we dive into the world of herbal brews. These are not your typical hoppy IPAs or your wheat ales, instead, I challenge you to taste something your taste buds may not be familiar with. Join The Botanical Brewess and herbalist, Brittany Breitenbach as we discus the art and benefits of making medicinal ales. Ever heard of ginger bugs? Come find out more!
Thursday, November 9, 6:30-8:30, $20
Herbal Medicine as Food
Eat your herbs! Join herbalist Angi Hronek to explore recipes that help you incorporate herbalism into your everyday diet and deepen your connection to these amazing plants. We will focus on a handful of important herbs and their uses. We will sample various herbal recipes from infused vinegars to herbal desserts. Class includes a packet of recipes
Tuesday November 21, 6:00-8:00, $20
Herbalist Brittany Breitenbach will discuss the basics of herbal wine making and the hardest but most rewarding part–the wait! This class includes talking about and tasting Metheglin (herbal honey wine).
Thursday, December 7, 6:00-8:00, $20
We highly recommend preregistration for all classes. Classes are located in Missoula, at 180 S 3rd St W above Meadowsweet Herbs.
Cancellation Policy: We will gladly give refunds up until the day before an individual class or if the class is part of a series, the day before the first class of the series.
A smattering of classes generally offered at Green Path include:
- Green Pharmacy Medicine Making Workshops
- Herbal Foundations Training Certificate Program
- Natural Healing Retreats and Workshops
- Herbal Therapies for Women
- Wildcrafting Filedtrips
- Natural Family Planning: Natural Birth Control
- Guest Teacher Workshops
- 450+ hour Professional Herbalist Training Certificate Program
- Clinical Herbalist Certificate Program