Herbal Night School with Mimi Hernandez

~ The Autumn Series ~

Wednesday Nights // 6pm - 9pm // October 25 :: November 1 :: November 8 :: November 15

Overview: ​Are you looking for a little extra herbal schooling? Got some free nights? Herbal Night school is back! Our Autumn series is gearing up for fun filled herb inspired experience. Each session dives into a unique topic in herbalism and culminates in a weekly community concoction. No matter what your level of experience, our moonlighting Night School instructor Mimi is sure to keep your brain cells moving along the herbal path.  

Session 1: Appalachia Foods
Learn about edible mountain foods and herbs and forage a little bit of Appalachian history along the way.
Community Concoction: Sumac Lemonade
 
Session 2: Community Herbalism
​Countdown the top ten most accessible and sustainable herbs on the market and take home some tips about being a community herbalist.
Community Concoction: TBA
 
Session 3: Winter Herbalism
Stay healthy all winter with a little nourishment and some herbal know how.
Community Concoction: Elderberry Syrup

​Session 4: Medicinal Berries
Take a colorful tour of the some of the most medicinal berries and learn about brain health, heart health and more!​
Community Concoction: Mountain Potluck!

​Please note that this is the Autumn series of Herbal Night School, different and complimentary to our Herbal Night School series in the Spring. All are welcome - whether you took the series in the Spring or not!


Price: $180

​​Location:
Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine
606 New Leicester Highway, Suite F
Asheville, NC 28806
​Instructor Bio: Mimi Hernandez, MS, RH (AHG), believes strongly that keeping plant wisdom alive is essential and has dedicated her life's work to serving as an advocate for both traditional and professional herbal pathways while building cultural bridges of understanding. Mimi lives in downtown Asheville and loves expressing herself through hip hop. She is the Executive Director of the American Herbalists Guild and formerly served as the Director of the Appalachian Center for Ethnobotanical Studies at Frostburg State University in Maryland.
Mimi Hernandez Testimonials:
“Mimi is an exciting teacher. She combines intellectual rigor with grounded, humorous delivery that is as engaging as it is informative.”
- Sarah Provenzali

“I love Mimi’s lucid, grounded material, biochemical and ethnobotanical background and incorporation of infinite possibility and wonder. I also love Mimi’s innovative and intuitive way of understanding and using plant medicine.”
- Ellen Mary