Herbal Apprenticeship Program II

January 9 – September 4, 2022

10/18/20 – 9/19/21

Sedona, Arizona

76 Hour Program
Sundays, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Explore your deeper connections to
traditional healing therapies!

We’re once again offering an intensive and experiential training to deepen your skills and knowledge as an herbalist with Clinical Herbalist and educator Feather Jones.

This program is open to anyone who has completed the first year program or has a basic but solid foundation in western herbal therapeutics, medicine making and formulation strategies. Two field trips are included, 2 nights in Cave Creek campground, Chiracahua Mountains in southeastern Arizona, and 2 nights outside Durango Colorado in late summer in the high country.

Course Overview:

  • 76 hour program
  • 11 Classes throughout the year
    • Located in and around beautiful Sedona, Arizona
  • Plus 2 Botanical Field Trips
    • Chiracahua Mountains Field Trip, Arizona, May 12th – 13th, 2022
    • Durango, Colorado Southern Rockies, Colorado, September 2nd – 4th, 2022
  • Several tuition options available

Enhance Your Herbal Knowledge With:

  • Plant Identification ~ Get to know the bioregional plants of the deserts, riparians, canyons and mountains.
  • Mindful Harvesting Practices ~ Gain an understanding of sustainable wild harvesting techniques for each plant we gather, ‘tending the wild garden’.
  • Materia Medica ~ The stories of the plants: Discover how ancient cultures used them for foods and medicines, folk remedies, pharmacognosy, the science of botanical medicine, clinical practices and common everyday uses.
  • Herbal Therapeutics ~ How to apply herbal medicines in specific indications, using formulas and simples.
  • Constitutional Medicine ~ An introduction to the foundation of herbal medicine.
  • Organ System Imbalances ~ Learn herbal actions for each system, when to tone, when to strengthen, when to stimulate or sedate and when to nourish.
  • Herbal Medicine Making ~ Spend time in the kitchen making remedies: salves, tinctures, tisanes, herbal treats and respiratory syrups.
  • Herbal Energetics ~ Discover your innate connection to the plants themselves through flower essences and intuitive practice.

Wild Harvesting Botanical Field Trips

Chiracahua Mountains, Arizona

May 12th – 13th, 2022

Cave Creek Canyon, two nights camping in the sky island country of southern Arizona. 2:00 p.m. afternoon herb walk to ranger station. Next morning to the desert for replenishing our herbal pharmacies, flower essences and herb processing at the picnic tables, evening hike to the vista for full moonrise. Bring music, songs or your favorite story.

Durango, Colorado Southern Rockies, Colorado

September 2nd – 4th, 2022

Two overnighters high country camping for osha, possible sweet cicely, rabbitbrush flower essence, rosehips, etc., kava ceremony, certificates and closing circle.

Course Details

*Please note classes are subject to change. Please refer to this page for the most updated information.

DateDescription
January 9th, 2022Cardiovascular system, materia medica, monographs on hawthorne and ginkgo, hypertension, hypotension and arteriosclerosis, honey roasting techniques. (astragalus, osha, ginseng, dong quai, ginger syrup, rosehips/hawthorne honey.)
January 30th, 2022Urinary tract therapeutics, uva ursi monograph, dandelion aperitif preparations.
February 20th, 2022Immune malfunctions, autoimmune challenges. Prep Buhler broth soup and roasted burdock & chaga recipes, elder monograph.
March 13th, 2022Respiratory, allergic rhinitis, asthma, nasal spray and throat lozenge preparations, pleurisy and grindelia monographs.
April 3rd, 2022Lower GI system, neutralizing cordial preparations, Chinese rhubarb monograph, laxatives, tonics and alkalinizers.
April 24th, 2022Nervous system therapeutics for cognitive impairment, depression/anxiety, ADHD, pain management, ashwaganda and gotu kola monographs. Cover adaptogen variations.
May 2nd – 4th, 2022
(Field Trip)
Chiracahua Mountains Tield Trip: Cave Creek Canyon, two nights camping in the sky island country of southern Arizona.  2:00 p.m. afternoon herb walk to ranger station. Next morning to the desert for resplenishing our herbal pharmacies, flower essences and herb   processing at the picnic tables, evening hike to the vista for full moonrise.  Bring music, songs or your favorite story.
May 29th, 2022
Male reproductive therapeutics, BPH therapies, prostatitis and orchitis, formulation strategies, saw palmetto monograph.  Saw palmetto butter prep
June 19th, 2022Endocrine system, thyroid, adrenals, metabolic syndrome and skin therapies, lotion preparations.
July 10th, 2022Women’s wellness, hormonal imbalances and gynecological patterns, materia medica, raspberry and dong quai monographs.
July 31st, 2022
Plant ID and mindful wild harvesting in the canyons. A few new plants.
August 21, 2022Ovarian cysts, cervicitis, aphrodisiacs and pill preparations with materia medica.
September 2nd – 4th, 2022Durango, Colorado Root and Berry Harvesting Trip: two overnighters high country camping for osha, possible sweet cicely, rabbitbrush flower essence, rosehips, etc., kava ceremony, certificates and closing circle.
January 9th, 2022
Cardiovascular system, materia medica, monographs on hawthorne and ginkgo, hypertension, hypotension and arteriosclerosis, honey roasting techniques. (astragalus, osha, ginseng, dong quai, ginger syrup, rosehips/hawthorne honey.)
January 30th, 2022
Urinary tract therapeutics, uva ursi monograph, dandelion aperitif preparations.
February 20th, 2022
Immune malfunctions, autoimmune challenges. Prep Buhler broth soup and roasted burdock & chaga recipes, elder monograph.
March 13th, 2022
Respiratory, allergic rhinitis, asthma, nasal spray and throat lozenge preparations, pleurisy and grindelia monographs.
April 3rd, 2022
Lower GI system, neutralizing cordial preparations, Chinese rhubarb monograph, laxatives, tonics and alkalinizers.
April 24th, 2022
Nervous system therapeutics for cognitive impairment, depression/anxiety, ADHD, pain management, ashwaganda and gotu kola monographs. Cover adaptogen variations.
May 2nd – 4th, 2022
(Field Trip)
Chiracahua Mountains Tield Trip: Cave Creek Canyon, two nights camping in the sky island country of southern Arizona.  2:00 p.m. afternoon herb walk to ranger station. Next morning to the desert for resplenishing our herbal pharmacies, flower essences and herb   processing at the picnic tables, evening hike to the vista for full moonrise.  Bring music, songs or your favorite story.
May 29th, 2022
Male reproductive therapeutics, BPH therapies, prostatitis and orchitis, formulation strategies, saw palmetto monograph.  Saw palmetto butter prep
June 19th, 2022
Endocrine system, thyroid, adrenals, metabolic syndrome and skin therapies, lotion preparations.
July 10th, 2022
Women’s wellness, hormonal imbalances and gynecological patterns, materia medica, raspberry and dong quai monographs.
July 31st, 2022
Plant ID and mindful wild harvesting in the canyons. A few new plants.
August 21st, 2022
Ovarian cysts, cervicitis, aphrodisiacs and pill preparations with materia medica.
September 2nd – 4th, 2022
(Field Trip)
Durango, Colorado Root and Berry Harvesting Trip: two overnighters high country camping for osha, possible sweet cicely, rabbitbrush flower essence, rosehips, etc., kava ceremony, certificates and closing circle.

January 9, 2022 – September 4, 2022
76 Hour Program
Sundays, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Students must attend all classes to receive a Certificate of Completion.

How the hours are broken down
55 hours – Sedona (11 Sunday classes)
12 hours – Chiracahua Mountains Field Trip
9 hours – Durango, Colorado Southern Rockies Field Trip

Tuition Options

Tuition OptionsPrice
Full Tuition
13 Classes
Full Year, Due Dec 1st$995
3 Installments Tuition
Installment 1, Due January 1st$365
Installment 2, Due April 10th$365
Installment 3, Due July 1st$365
Classroom Only Without Field Trip$800
*Field Trips Are Included In The Yearly Course Curriculum But May Be Purchased Separately
Field Trip #1, Chiracahua Mountains Field Trip, Arizona
May 12th – 13th, 2022
$220
Field Trip #2, Durango, Colorado Southern Rockies Field Trip, Colorado
September 2nd – 4th, 2022
$160

Several Tuition Options Available

Full Tuition
11 Classes
Full Year, Due ?
$1350

3 Installments Tuition
Installment 1, Due ?
$365

Installment 2, Due ?
$365

Installment 3, Due ?
$365

Classroom Only Without Field Trip
$800

*Field Trips Are Included In The Yearly Course Curriculum But May Be Purchased Separately

Field Trip #1, Chiracahua Mountains Field Trip, Arizona
May 12th – 13th, 2022
$220 

Field Trip #2, Durango, Colorado Southern Rockies Field Trip, Colorado
September 2nd – 4th, 2022
$160

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