2019 Herbal Retreats

Seacoast Foraging July 9-12

Herbal Medicine Chest August 6-9

Herbal Spa August 27-30

All of the retreats will be held on Deer Isle, a bridged island on the coast of Maine.

They will start at 5:00pm, Tuesdays. Wednesdays and Thursdays mostly run from 9-3, the one exception being the seacoast kayak day in The Seacoast Foraging Herbal Retreat. The retreats end at noon, on Fridays.

They include dinner Tuesday and lunches but do not include lodging or other meals. There are a variety of lodging options, restaurants and markets on Deer Isle.

email for more information on the retreats. Thank you!

Seacoast Foraging Herbal Retreat

July 9-12, 2019


This will be an experience not to be missed. The Seacoast Foraging Retreat will include a day of sea kayaking, island hopping, swimming in the ocean and in a small island quarry, lobster lunch, herb walks on beautiful small islands and an ethical ecological foraging class. The second full day will entail herb harvesting at seaside locations on Deer Isle and making remedies and learning how best to work with them. We will start the retreat with an evening workshop, Cooking With Seaweed, dinner and introductions.

$500, early registration $475

The Herbal Medicine Chest Retreat

August 6-9, 2018

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This retreat will focus on harvest herbs and making remedies for your home apothecary. We will focus on the plants that are best to have around for everyday health complaints, common ailments, and first aid. Our days will entail beautiful locations to walk and harvest including in the wild and in the Solidago Herb School’s Botanical Sanctuary and gardens. Plant meditations and communication will be practiced, bringing depth and relationship to our herbal medicine making.

$400, early registration $375

The Herbal Spa Retreat

August 27-30


The Herbal Spa retreat will surely be a treat for you body, mind and spirit. You will have an herbal spa experience that consists of face, foot and hand treatments, including scrubs, masks, steams and soaks. You will harvest herbs from the garden and make fresh herbal delights for the spa. You will also make shelf stable face and body care products to bring home with you.

$400, early registration $375

email for more info about 2019 retreats.  Thank you!