Roots of Vitality Workshop at Elderberry's Farm

Join us at Elderberry's Farm for The Roots of Vitality! This in-person, hands-on workshop includes:

  • A Gynostemma (Jiaogulin, the "People's Ginseng") tea ceremony
  • Introduction & exploration of medicinal mycology
  • Detailed adaptogen & medicinal mushroom Materia Medica
  • Medicine-making techniques for herbs & mushrooms, including the double extraction method for medicinal mushrooms
  • Participation in "provings" to learn energetics & actions from the inside out (organoleptics)
  • Information on sourcing, sustainability & cultivation of adaptogens (yes, you can grow Ashwagandha & other adaptogens in Colorado!)
  • Understanding medicinal mushroom quality issues, cultivation & sourcing (where does that medicine come from?)
  • Crafting a bone (or veggie) broth, adaptogen & tonic mushroom autumn soup for deep nutrition & healing
  • Building personal relationships with your herbal & fungal allies
  • Creating your own adaptogen blend, customized for your constitution & health challenges
  • Exploring the Vitalist approach to building & restoring health through cultivating Chi

You'll be able to download a detailed schedule, handouts & workshop information from inside the Roots of Vitality class page that accompanies the workshop.

$399.00 USD

Would you like to add our Medicine Math Calculator for Elixirs for just $79 ($20 off regular price)? 

This spreadsheet will calculate everything you need to know to create just the right amount of simple or multi-tincture, multi-honey elixir with exactly the right alcohol concentration (EtOH %). It also gives you detailed information about how much of each herb is present in various doses of elixir.

What you'll get:

  • Programmed calculator spreadsheet with examples from the Extraordinary Elixirs! class, and blank pages for your formulas
  • Video tour of the calculator with details about how to use it
  • Step-by-step how-to guide PDF to download
  • Access to the Make Better Medicine Forum to ask us your questions
  • Note: the checkout sequence is a little odd. If you decide to add the Calculator, you pay for the class first, then the Calculator payment option will pop up. Just check the little box below & keep going ... you'll see :>)