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Announcement :: Education
Community Herbal Convergence
04 Oct 2006
A weekend gathering October 14 & 15 to bring together herbalists and activists from around the northeast for workshops in herbal medicine and discussions about anti-oppression, activism,diversity, and community-building in the field of herbal care and education.
1st Annual Northeast Grassroots Community Herbal Convergence Mission Statement:
The Community Herbal Convergence is an annual bioregional gathering co-created by herbalists and activists. We are committed to accessibility, diversity, equality and sustainability within the fields of Clinical and Community Herbalism, and Herbal Education. The convergence is a celebration and an honoring of both the ancient roots and the new sprouts of people's plant medicine. It is a forum to reclaim our healthcare so that we may better serve our families, communities and the Earth. With elders, teachers and plants as our guides, we envision a world beyond racism, environmental degradation, classism, homophobia, sexism, cultural appropriation and the corporate takeover of herbal medicine. This gathering is a space for creativity, sharing, education, gratitude, inquiry, healing and empowerment. Our intention is to support and nourish diverse, inclusive and reciprocal herbal networks in the Northeast.

October 14 &15, 2006
Seven arrows herb farm, Attleboro, mass.

Saturday activities: National herb day
Plant walks
classes with herbalists from the Northeast
Herbal Activism and common health complaint workshops potluck lunch
speakers
herbal barter fair
music
kids activities

Sunday activities : Community Day!
Volunteer to work on the medicine trail or participate in a community herbalist and activist round-table discussion. Topics include; free clinics, strengthening the herbalist network in the northeast through activism and more!

Sliding Scale Prices: $15-$50 for 2 days, $15- $30 for 1 day
Camping included, other lodging and food is not included in Price.

To register, or for more info:
Sevenarrowsfarm.com (calendar page)
508 399 7860 radherb (at) gmail.com
See also:
http://www.sevenarrowsfarm.com/Calendar.htm

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