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Save the date! | September 29th-30th
Kempton, PA
8th Annual | MidAtlantic
Women's Herbal Conference
Rocio Alarcon
Maia Toll
Tammi Sweet
Kathleen Maier
and Kathi Keville
Rocio Alarcon will be sharing plant wisdom from Ecuador! Come be with like-minded women and learn about natural and sustainable living. Learn, laugh and connect with each other. Be naturally brilliant!
Join us for a very special weekend honoring the age-old wisdom of herbal and natural medicines.
leaf Learn more about using, identifying, preparing and growing herbs for yourself, for your family or to help others on their healing path.
leaf Connect with like-spirited women, laugh, sing, dance and be inspired by a great line up of teachers and by each other. Take the day to stretch your mind, enjoy the outdoors and get a rest from day to day stress.
leaf Over 20 workshops on women's health,herbal medicine, gardening, and plant identification. Activities include basket making, fermentation basics, drumming, singing and dancing!
leaf Food offered by local women vendors. Vegan and gluten-free alternatives. Meal tickets are catered by Hive Local Food and include organic, locally sourced, gluten-free and both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options
leaf Camping on site is available on Friday and Saturday nights. Tents, campers, buses welcome! Real bathrooms, no showers. Shelter in case of rain (pavilion).
leaf Kid's Camp, a fun day of learning, play and connection with nature for children ages 3-12, runs Saturday during class hours.
leaf "I had the honor of speaking at MidAtlantic Women's Herbal Conference. I had a wonderful time! A sister conference to the North East Women’s Herbal Conference, it was filled with the same spirit of joy, laughter, love and inspiration that I've come to love at these women's gatherings. Charis and her team of amazing helpers have planted a bright and beautiful seed that is blossoming into an amazing garden of spirit." ~ Rosemary Gladstar (coming back in 2017!)
leaf "Charis's faith in the healing power of plants, her dedication to building strong networks among women and her lively spirit are a great gift to all of us who cherish herbs." ~ Deb Soule
leaf "Before Charis stepped in and stepped up, Pennsylvania felt like an herbal desert. The Mid-Atlantic conference has invigorated the community and folks are meeting each other, and creating real connections. Charis has been the water in the desert and has brought it into bloom!" ~ Maia Toll
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Rocio Alarcon
Rocio's profile will be updated when she returns from Ecuador. For now catch a glimpse of this amazing enthnobotanist and shaman:
Maia Toll
Maia Toll, storyteller, folklorist, and women’s wisdom mentor, is the author of The Illustrated Herbiary (Storey Publishing, August 2018), founder of Herbiary.com, and a registered herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild. Maia’s journey with plants began during a life-changing year following in the footsteps of a traditional medicine woman in Ireland. She teaches and blogs to an international following at MaiaToll.com where she’ll help you cultivate your own sense of deep connection and timeless wisdom.
Kathleen Maier
Kathleen Maier, RH (AHG) PA has been a practicing herbalist for over twenty-five years. She is currently director of Sacred Plant Traditions in Charlottesville, VA where she offers a Three Year Clinical/Community Herbalist training program. She is President of the United Plant Savers Board and was the recipient of their first Medicinal Plant Conservation Award. Kathleen’s studies of plants began as a Peace Corps volunteer in Chile and her training as a Physician’s Assistant allows her to weave the language of medicine we know today with traditional energetic systems. She is co-author of Bush Medicine of San Salvador Island, Bahamas.
Tammi Sweet
Tammi Sweet is a passionate and energetic teacher, brings 30 years teaching experience into the classroom. Her amazement and wonder of the human body and how it works shines through as she presents the material in ways people can understand and utilize. She loves integrating the wisdom of the body with all aspects of living. Presently she co-directs her Herbal Program at Heartstone Herbal School, and teaches Anatomy and Physiology and herbalism at Herbal schools and conferences throughout the country. Her learning of the body has come through many paths including traditional Master’s level college studies in Neurobiology, teaching College Anatomy & Physiology, Massage School, Yoga Teacher Training, Herbal studies, collegiate athletics and most importantly, an ever-growing love of understanding who we are in relation with this wonderful home we call the earth. www.Heart-Stone.com
Kathi Keville
Kathi Keville lives surrounded Green Medicine Herb School gardens, cultivating 450 medicinal species. She has been offering seminars for over 40 years on herbs, aromatherapy, and sustainable foraging in North America and Europe. Kathi has written 15 herb books, over 150 magazine articles, and has a KVMR radio show and Dish TV aromatherapy show. She is director of the American Herb Association director. www.ahaherb.com
Charis Lindrooth
Charis Lindrooth, D.C. is an herbalist and chiropractor with a busy practice in Pennsylvania. For more than 20 years she has helped her patients working with plant medicine and natural methods to restore well-being on all levels. She believes passionately in sustainable living and integrates “green” methods in every aspect of her practice and life. A teacher at heart, she has offered many workshops and classes locally, online and as a featured teacher at the New England Women’s Herbal Conference. She is the founder and organizer of the MidAtlantic Women’s Herbal Conference, an event held in Pennsylvania that supports women in the region interested in sustainable health and living. Carrying the spirit of MidAtlantic Women’s Conference throughout the year, she developed on online forum, GingerJuice, where women can gather, make connections about sustainable health and where learning continues with Charis and many guest teachers.
Follow Charis's blog at: www.CharisLindrooth.com
Our Generous Sponsors
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Our sponsors' generous contributions have given root to our new Scholarship Program, providing tuition assistance to women in financial need.

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