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Shtetl Skills Workshop Series: Intro to Herbalism with the Israel Herb School
Sunday, June 15, 1:00pm-4:00pm @the Ahimsa House
Develop the basic skills to make your own herbal tinctures, salves and discover the basic principles and healing powers of herbs that grow in and around Philadelphia.
Taught by Baruch Shapiro, Clinical Herbalist, and Founder and Director of the Israel Herb School. Baruch has been involved with nutrition, herbs, and healing for over 20 years and has been certified to teach and practice by leaders of the American Herbal Medicine guild and Native American Elders, including Michael Moore, Tierraona Low Dog, M.D, James Green, and David Hoffman, MNIMH. After studying Permaculture with Bill Mollison in the 90s and ecological community building in Permaculture with Jan Bang, he has been active in healing, grassroots peace and environmental action for the last 15 years in Israel. During this time he built an ecological home with his family, and an educational center where he offers courses on Herbal Medicine, Jewish Healing, and Deep Ecology in the winter and spring. He also leads retreats in the United States both in natural settings and at fine institutions of learning, as well as being the Herb Program Director at Eden Village Camp in upstate NY.