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!

SOLD OUT 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.

Traditional & Modern Herbs for Healthy Lifeways

Tues, March 19th, 12-3pm @ Native Network Parent Link Centre. Please call 403-240-4846 to register

Balsam Harvest & Medicine Festival

Sunday March 24th 2019
Learn all about Nature’s Band-aid, the Balsam Poplar! Taste traditional snacks & craft tree medicines to take home.

Edmonton: Metis Fingerweaving, Beginner – Intermediate 

Wed/Thurs Apr. 3 & 4, 6-9pm
Begin with the basics or advance your knowledge of this traditional art, while making your own bracelet or hatband.

Calgary Local 87 Metis Fingerweaving, Beginner – Intermediate 

Sat April 27th, 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.

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.

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

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.

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