2018 Garden Workshop SCHEDULE
Join the apprentices from Sacred Vibes Apothecary for a series of free herbal workshops at our partner garden, The Youth Farm. Learn about local herbs and make your own herbal medicine to take home with you! All workshops are open to the public, no registration required. If you have a question, please contact us!
Sacred Vibes Apothecary 2018 Summer Garden Workshops (Free 4 the Community)
All workshops will be held at the Youth Farm @ HSPS in collaboration with Sacred Vibes Medicine Wheel, 600 Kingston Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (btwn. Winthrop Ave and Rutland Rd.)
HARNESS THE ENERGY OF THE SUMMER SOLSTICE :
HERBS AND FLOWER ESSENCES
with Roxana Marroquin and Donna Clearly
Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 4pm - 7pm
In celebration of the summer solstice, this workshop will introduce herbs and flowers that are abundant and useful in this time of year. From cooling herbs to plants that connect with the sun, summer and goddesses of fertility, we will discuss ways to work with midsummer plants. On this longest day of the year we will harness the energy of the sun to create and meditate with flower essences.
Blood Lines: Healing Ancestral Trauma
with Plant Elders
with Alyssa Mancini, Tiffany Mosalve, and Conya Gilmore
Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 6pm - 7:30pm
Trauma endured from systemic oppression from white supremacy, patriarchy, and colonialism is passed on from generation to generation. In this workshop we will work with plants to heal ancestral trauma. Join us in working with plant allies in healing our ancestors and future generations.
Resilience, Protection & Boundaries In Times of Violence
with Alyssa Mancini and Roxana Marroquin
Sunday, July 29, 2018, 4:30pm-6:00pm
When our communities and individuals are constantly under attack, how we can heal and protect from cultural violence, daily micro aggressions, domestic and work related violence? In this hands on workshop we will discuss herbs that provide protection and build up resilience in times of violence.
Using Plants and Herbs for New Moon Rituals
with Suhaly Bautista-Carolina and Tiffany Mosalve
Saturday, August 11, 2018, 1:00-2:30pm
In this workshop, we will learn how to use plants and herbs for setting new intentions during the new moon phase. We will work with lunar plants and the magic of the new moon to manifest our visions, wishes, and goals. Join us in creating new beginnings!
Ritual Care for Care Givers
with Donna Clearly, Naa Hammond, and Conya Gilmore
Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 6pm - 7:30pm
Supportive herbs to ensure the care giver is cared for. A workshop for caregivers of all kinds - from people taking care of elderly relatives, to overworked parents chasing little ones, to people working in professions that center people. Come learn about herbs that can nourish and sustain you, as you take care of others.
summer's sweetness: Herbal support for times of stress
with Naa Hammod and Andrea Jacome
Saturday, August 25, 2018, 1:00-2:30pm
Who said medicine has to taste all bad? In this workshop, we will enjoy summer's sweet medicine by learning how to make herbal syrups, and sweet lemonade while utilizing herbs that support us specifically in times of stress. Do you tend to get sick when stressed? Want support from herbal allies to alleviate stress and their symptoms? Come join us for this hands-on workshop!
Rooting to Our Lands with Caribbean Herbs
with Andrea Jacome and Suhaly Bautista-Carolina
Sunday, September 16, 2018, 1:00-2:30pm
In the face of local gentrification and global displacement, how do we ground ourselves both for our survival and our spirit? Through uplifting plant allies from the Caribbean, this workshop will explore how plant medicine can provide opportunities to connect with our ancestral lands as well as establish protective and grounding rituals.
PAST WORKSHOPS HELD IN OUR COMMUNITY GARDENS
Healing for the Healer
Finding the Light through the Darkness
Remembering Your Passion
Sexual Health Care with Herbs
Using Plants to support and nurture us through Trauma
Bush Medicine: Stories and Plant Allies of the Caribbean
Creating Womb Care Rituals
Express Yo’Self: Strengthen Your Voice & Being with Plant Medicine