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Saturday May 15th 1:30-4pm

Green River Recreational Area

1 Nash's Mill Rd, Greenfield, MA


Join me for a wild edible plant walk to learn about ID, ethical foraging, incorporating wild plants into your kitchen and medicine cabinet. We will spend the afternoon outside during one of the most exciting times of the year, spring! There are so many ephemerals and edibles popping up such as nettles, plantain, dandelion, ramps, blue cohosh, Japanese knotweed, and more. We will be safe distanced apart, outside, please bring a mask. Recipes, handouts and demos included. 

Meet by the bridge near the parking lot. 

$35/person. Pre-Registration required. Apprentices: save $10

Payment: Venmo to: Hannah-Jacobson-Hardy or Paypal to: sweetbirchherbals@gmail.com

If you do not pre-pay you will not be registered. I need a count for printing handouts.

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Wild Edibles & Medicinal Herbs Apprenticeship

cultivating resiliency, relationship, rituals and connection with the cycles of nature

3rd Saturday of the month beginning February 2021

The Moon Castle, Ashfield, MA


Join me on my homestead in the hilltowns of Western Massachusetts to intensively study local medicine and wild edibles. We'll discover how each season correlates with the plants available for holistic health and eating what nature provides. 


Beginning late winter we'll meet each month to learn about seasonally available plants and how to incorporate them into our home kitchens. Each class we’ll spend time as a group grounding into the sacred space of plants, wander the woods and gardens, and make medicines with what we forage on the land. Over the course of the nine months, apprentices will build their own apothecaries and fill their kitchen cabinets with tinctures, salves, salt scrubs, syrups, vinegars, oxymels, teas, medicinal ghee, fermented foods, wild mushrooms, elixirs and more. 

 This is a great opportunity to sink your feet into the Earth’s wisdom, slow down with a group of plants lovers in all the elements, and empower one another with the foundations of wild edibles and herbal medicine.


  • Seasonal Eating + Cooking with Herbs / Wild Edibles

  • Cultivating Herbs for Home Use

  • Sustainable Wildcrafting

  • Creating Relationships with the Plant World

  • Materia Medica + Plant Identification

  • Plant Spirit Medicine Journeys

  • Building a Home Apothecary

  • Attuning our Bodies with Nature’s Cycles

  • Developing Intuition + Capacity to Listen to the Plant Spirits

  • In Depth Study of the Five Elements - Earth, Air, Water, Fire, Wood

  • Resiliency during Personal and Planetary Transformations 

  • Walks in the Forest with my Goats! (they can show us what’s seasonally available)

  • Certificate of Completion for the Wild Edibles & Medicinal Herbs Program


 3rd Saturday of each month February to November



  • Nine -month apprenticeship $900  ($300 deposit due at registration)

  • Bring a friend and save 5% off tuition

  • Space is limited to 12 apprentices

  • Material fee included (jars and ingredients to take home products)

  • Cancellation policy: receive full refund if notified 30 days prior to class. receive 50% if notified 14 days prior. No refunds within 14 days prior to program's first date. If class is canceled due to inclement weather, a notification will be sent via email with the new date.  Refunds will be sent via Paypal if you cannot attend the new date or they can be applied to another class with Hannah. 

  • No prior experience necessary. This apprenticeship is open to beginners, intermediates, and advanced students who desire more connection with the plants and building community with other plant lovers.

  • This program is a great addition to any wellness practitioner's toolbox.

  • Payment plans available upon request

  • Classes take place outside in the garden, fields, woods, and inside the classroom, so please dress appropriately for all weather.

  • Bring you own lunch


Applications are due December 30th, 2020

space is limited to 10 and filling fast

We look forward to having you here - please spread the word to those who you think will enjoy this program. Bring a friend & save 5%!


This 3 class series is now available as a recording and slideshow. Purchase online or email me to receive all the classes! $40 /series. Click the yellow button to order online and it will be emailed within 24 hours.