Category Archives: Events & Festivals

List of Events & Festivals for Herb Folk & Nature Lovers. Please use the search feature below to access specific information.

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AHA Herbal Show, Swap n’ Sale at the 3rd Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
5pm-9pm
Market on Macleod Atrium (7711 Macleod Trail SE)

A showcase for local herbalists, healers, gardening enthusiasts, botanists, mycologists and others who wish to share information/examples/displays related to nature or herbs with the community. Vendors can purchase booths for sales or marketing, and a swap table for gear, books and seeds will be organized.
Everyone is welcome to enjoy this event! AHA Members receive a free booth for the promotion of their business or display of whatever inspires them as a herbalist. Please contact info@herbalistsalberta.com to register for your free member’s booth or for more information. Also check out the Facebook event page. Specially-priced advanced tickets for the Alberta Herb Gathering 2018 will be available, as a fundraiser for the Gathering.

Plant Appreciation Picnic with the Alberta Herbalists Association

Sunday August 20, 2017, 12-4pm Bowness Park, NW Calgary 

Register Here

Join the Alberta Herbalists Association members and friends at Bowness Park for an afternoon of family friendly picnic’ing and plant appreciation! August is the perfect time to meet your local wild edible and medicinal herbs, and expert Herbalists will be on hand to teach you.

Bring yourself a picnic lunch and join in the fun! Learn from 3 different experts by following along on a Herb-walk, they will be sharing traditional and evidence-based knowledge about the wonders of plants. This is a great opportunity to build networks and create community with herb enthusiasts in our community.

All ages welcome! There will be some activities for everyone. Please bring water, frisbees, picnic blankets, umbrellas, or whatever else you need to be comfortable and have a great time in the August shade. Don’t forget to bring a cup so you can sample the delicious herbal iced teas!

Kalyn Kodiak will be there with Metis Fingerweaving bracelet-making station so you can make a souvenir to take home with you! Contact info@AlbertaHerbalists.com for more information.

NEW Workshops 2019!

CroppedHerbal Practicum Spring 2019

Weekends Jan-Apr 2019. Open to all students/apprentices of herbal medicine  – Click link for list of practicum experiences

 

Free Consultations @ Calgary Herbal Student Clinic

Now Booking Jan-April Appointments
Consult a Clinical Herbalist for Free and receive a reflexology treatment

Metis Fingerweaving Afternoons, Beginner – Intermediate 

Sat & Sun, March 9th & 10th, 12-3pm
Begin with the basics or advance your knowledge of this traditional art, while making your own bracelet or hatband.

Making of a Medicine Bag

Sat/Sun, Feb 9 & 10, 12-3pm
Learn about the world-wide traditions of  personal spirit bag, and make one that is special to you.

Reflexology Training Workshop
Saturday, Feb 23rd 2019

Learn the basics of reflexology in a 1 day, crash-course style workshop. We will have lots of hands on learning in this class.

Balsam Harvest & Medicine Festival

2 Sundays, Feb 17th & 24th 2019
Learn all about Nature’s Band-aid, the Balsam Poplar! Learn tree ID & craft traditional medicines to take home.

Iridology Training Workshop

Fri, Sat & Sun, March 29 – 31 2019 10am-4:30pm, with Optional Practicum Clinic

The Iridology workshop is a live, interactive learning experience suitable for students and practitioners at every experience level. This Fast-Track Tutorial covers 8 lessons in 17 hours, and includes an personal Iridology Assessment conducted in class. Student practicum clinic on June 2nd is an opportunity to continue your learning, build real clinical skills and provide freedom for advancement.

Adventures in the Woods Wild Picnic & Plantwalk

Saturday, May 18th, 2019   11am-3pm
A picnic and plantwalk through the soft spring meadows of Kananaskis country! Picnic lunch is included.

Blossoms of Early Summer Picnic & Plantwalk

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019   11am – 3pm
Return to the mountains to view the flowering plants in all their Glory! Meadows, Prairies and forest landscapes and a gourmet lunch in the wild.

More classes and practicums to come. Please bookmark and check back often. Or, contact Kalyn@KodiakHerbal.com to get on the mailing list.

If you would like to suggest a workshop or express interest in a class, please contact Kalyn@KodiakHerbal.com.

Please click this link to view our workshop & class policies.

Classes for 2017 at Kodiak Herbal Health & Education

CLASSES 2017

Classes and tutorials happening in 2017. This menu is being updated, some class information may be missing. Check back later or contact Kalyn@KodiakHerbal.com for info.

CroppedEnergetic Practitioner’s Study Group/Practicum Program 2017

Week Nights & Weekend Workshops – Click link for list of practicum experiences

JW male leftIridology Certification Weekend Intensive – Lethbridge 2017

Date To Be Announced

JW male leftIridology Tutorial – Calgary 2017

Date To Be Announced

 

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Saturday February 25th 2017,                       11am – 4pm – REGISTRATION OPEN

Prarie_ChiefWildflowers in the City!

June 2017 Plant Walk – details coming soon

 

IMG_20150419_155303Summer Courses & Herb Walks 2017

For Kids & Adults! Details soon

Kodiak Market Dates

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Kodiak Herbal will be at your local community Market this Christmas season!

See the List of market dates and locations below.

 

The Big X-Mas Trade Show                                                                      Exhibition Park                                                                            Lethbridge Alberta                      1pm – 8pm Fri Nov 27 2015     (pending)                                            10am – 5pm Sat Nov 28 2015

Time to Shine                                                                                                      Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Association                                     Calgary Alberta                             9am – 5pm Sat Dec 5 2015

Yuletide Christmas Market                                                                       Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Association                                    Calgary Alberta                            10am – 4pm Sat Dec 19 2015

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We will have plenty of Elderberry Immunity Syrup, Kava Elixir, Golden Spice Tea and other herbal remedies for you and your family this winter.

There may be more dates coming! Tell me what you’d like me to bring  and I will make it for you. See you at the market!

Western Wholistic Herbal Gathering – August 19-22 2016

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The WWHG is a collective of inspired experts on Natural Health, Sustainability, Permaculture and Traditional Knowledge, serving up a weekend of fun and learning in the poplar forests of Rocky Mountain House!

Tickets are still on Early-bird special until June 10th, 2016 for the low price of $195 for the whole weekend! Fresh organic, vegan option GF food is included in ticket price. There is even special programming for the kids! Please check out www.wwhg.ca for more info and to get your tickets today.