Bioregional Herbal Studies in the Crossroads of the SouthwestYerba Mansa flower copy

Join Dara Saville and other local herbalists for courses designed to bring natural wellness and plant medicine knowledge back to the people. Herb classes start at just $15. Learn about the properties of plants and how to prepare herbal remedies through lectures, field trips, and hands-on activities. Make custom herbal body products, prepare your own wild foods, and delve into flower essences.  Explore New Mexico landscapes and take part in active riparian restoration work and replanting native medicinal plants in the wild. Classes range from one-day specialty topics to multi-week series or 12 month advanced study programs that will take you deeper into the world of plant medicine.


Albuquerque Herbalism’s Spring & Summer 2018 Classes:

  • Herbalism Series 1: begins Tuesday April 10 – CLASS IS FULL
  • Advanced Herbalists Group: Summer Session begins in April
  • Medicinal Weeds: Friday April 27 – CLASS IS FULL
  • Bosque Restoration Field Day with the Yerba Mansa Project: Saturday May 5 – FREE EVENT
  • Wild Herbs of New Mexico Series: begins May 11
  • Urban Medicine Garden: Tuesday June 5
  • Wild Food Foraging Series: begins Tuesday June 12 – CLASS IS FULL
  • Hand-Crafted Herbal Cocktails: Saturday July 28
  • Herbalism Series 2: begins Tuesday July 31
  • Botanical Dreaming: Saturday August 25
  • Ecological Herbalism Series: begins Monday September 10
  • Holistic Cannabis: Tuesday September 25
  • See our additional free community herbalism classes and events

While many of our classes take place at The Source, some are offered at other locations. ~ Please see class descriptions for the location of your class.

Coming in Fall 2018:

Flower Essences, Body Bliss Gift Making Workshop, Kitchen Cosmetics Workshop, Herbalism Series 1, and more…

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Yarrow flowers pinkDedication ~ The ongoing work of Albuquerque Herbalism is dedicated to the loving memory of Bert Norgorden.  Bert’s love of plants, both as subjects of scientific research and as beings of exceptional beauty, made him one of the Albuquerque area’s most accomplished herbalists.  His powerful plant medicine, his inspiring teachings, and his alluring plant portraits will be forever missed.