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Instructor:  Gigi Stafne MH, ND

Where:  Women’s Environmental Institute
                  15715 River Road, North Branch, MN 

Tuition:  $295

Accommodations: limited number of beds ($25/night) available at WEI Eco-Retreat Center; limited camping also available (free of charge)



Desire to be more self-sustainable with your personal health care and home? 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, apprenticing with Master Herbalist, Gigi Stafne, for an intensive weekend…

Core components of this inspiring course include: 

  • Foundations in natural & botanical medicine

  • History, philosophy and practices in Herbalism

  • Herbs for the life cycle

  • Top Herbs in North America

  • Botanicals for contemporary life stressors, anxiety, depression

  • Learn to create your own herbal apothecary and take home handcrafted preparations including teas, tinctures, lotions, oils and flower essences.

  • Make-n-take component:  create your own herbal products to bring home

What to Bring:

  • own lunch for Saturday

  • food to share with group for Saturday evening; 

  • sleeping bags

  • pillows

  • floor-chairs and/or meditation cushions for informal components of the class

  • outdoor wear   

WEI will donate coffee, tea and morning snacks on both days, soup for Sunday noon meal, and snacks for Sunday afternoon.




Questions for instructor:  gigigreenwisdom@gmail