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Classes & Events

 

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The Little Herb Shoppe is looking for a person experienced in Apothecary work, or who has a strong herbalism background to join our happy & very busy team 1-2 days/week. ***Long-term & year-round important. Support position for production & retail for the Apothecary that in turn, supports The Lakota Botanical Sanctuary and The Burdock Community Fund. We're also open to adding an Intern to fill this role.

Please read the description on our Classes & Events page before Emailing with your interest and experience. Thank you.

 

Classes & Workshops

Welcome to The Little Herb Shoppe Herbal Learning Series. Sign-up for our E-newsletter to receive our latest event, class & workshop schedule and coupons for classes. Purchases & classes support our plant work at the botanical sanctuary.

There are no refunds or credits for classes or workshops, no exceptions. We base our classes on many factors, including participants. You are welcome to have someone come in your place.

Please consider a bit extra as a donation to our Apothecary, The Lakota Botanical Sanctuary or for our Community Burdock Fund which we created in 2015 to provide herbal medicine to those in need. If donating, please include a note with your payment or you can make a direct donation through our consultation page (we're reformatting our website, thank you for your patience). Or you can call us at the shop to donate (603) 444 - 5577.

***** Please don't let money keep you from coming to classes. We currently have funds available through our Community Burdock Fund. Please email about your situation at Info@LittleHerbShop.com or through the Contact Page on this website.
  Visitors, volunteers at the botanical sanctuary are welcome by appointment. Woofers, volunteers & curious plant people welcome. We're also on the search for a year-round couple or person as Sanctuary Care-taker(s). Please email a resume and letter of your skills and interests. 

 

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Natural Allergy Relief

Join us to learn local plants that can help, along many tips for reducing the suffering of your sinuses! Learn a variety of herbs & recipes to help. Tea & Tincture Blends along with recipes for nasal rinses, eyewashes and herbal steams!

Whether it's house mites, dust, pet dander, or pollen that makes your allergy symptoms flare up, we’ll discuss natural solutions! Safe for the whole family, including animals. Click below to learn more or to Pre-register.

{For a $5.oo coupon toward this class, please join our E-Newsletter on the Homepage of our website} 

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ReMineralization Herbs to.... mineralize

Infustions / Mineralizing Vinegars

 June and more info coming

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The Lakota Botanical Sanctuary Land spirit Celebration day!!

(Date to be announced)

Sacred ceremony committing our devotion to protecting the sanctuary forest.

Classes, celebration, song, ceremony, pot-luck, swimming, classes for adults & kids, plant & tree walks and more! Details to be announced as we plan. We take our lead from the land. If you are already a plant person, you honor this way. If you are not, please learn with us. Classes, schedules change as we respect Mother's nature.

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 Several previous classes/workshops are listed below:

 

Bitters for Healthy Digestion

Sugar Cravings? Poor Digestion?

 Learn how bitters regulate appetite, support digestion, manage blood glucose & support healthy weight!

 The digestive system is the seat of wellness. Digestive upsets are extremely common, often stress related and can have a negative impact on your entire system. We’ll sample a variety of bitter digestives and experience a wide range of tasty and unusual flavors at "The Bitter Challenge for Healthy Digestion workshop.. Try Bitters for 30 days and feel the difference!

 

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 Love Your Liver 

Nourishment for Liver health and natural Spring Detoxification!

Your liver is the largest filter in your body responsible for over 1000 processes. Caring for your liver is an important spring (and year-round) ritual. Come learn just how amazing the liver is despite how often many of us abuse it. Learn to give your Liver good nourishment.

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Come celebrate the return of the light at The Little Herb Shoppe! The days have been dark... however, on this day, the light returns. Having emerged from a period of going inward, we begin to slowly emerge... Peek your head out and prepare for the festive winter holidays with some festive celebration with us! Join us for restorative, delicious brews, teas, tinctures, yummy delicious food and oh so much more at The Little Herb Shoppe!

Music & good cheer ~  sale ~ Cooking demo ~ Herbal Elixirs ~ Delicious healthy foods & Potluck

 

"Riverwalk Plants For Food, Ecology & Health Walk"

This represents an area of bountiful & natural beauty for the community. The plants growing here are vital to the local ecology and its more important than ever that we teach our children a holistic approach to nature & forest management, and about herbalism, food forests & permaculture. 

The abundance of St. Johns' Wort, Dandelion, Plantain, Wild Elder & Staghorn Sumac that line the Riverwalk provide our commmunity food for the beloved & endangered bee population, as well as education & beauty for kids & adults alike.

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 Herbs for Healthy Digestion

 2 hour Class & Workshop/ Bring along your digestive concerns & questions!

 The digestive system is the seat of wellness. Digestive upsets are extremely common, often stress related and can have a negative impact on your entire system. Join us for a fun, informative class where we will discover which plants and natural products can help ease and strengthen our digestive tracts.  We will sample a variety of digestive herbs and experience the wide range of tasty and unusual flavors that help ease and strengthen our digestive systems.

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  Winter Wellness Sunday

 Its been a balmy winter up in the north - but we all know at least someone suffering from a cold that just won't go away, or a sinus infection or are in bed with the flu! Learn more and pre-register by clicking the link below. We'll share information about using herbs as well as many practical tips for well-being to improve your health during these chilly months! Learn which herbs can support the body as it deals with winter ills such as colds, flu, allergies, dry skin, and seasonal blues. We will cover innovative and easy ways to incorporate these remedies into your lifestyle for maximum health benefit. Herbs can strengthen immunity, shorten illnesses, soften skin, and lift the mood! Keep yourself and your family healthy this year the natural way!

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 Naturally Beautiful Hair and Skin

 Making Our Own Natural Beauty Products. It's fun and easy to make your own skin care and hair products from simple, plant-based ingredients. Join us for a fun night of beauty product making adventures! We will learn the history of plant use for enhancing beauty and the benefits of using these herbal allies. Shampoo, herbal infused vinegars, and honey masks are three of the preparations we will make in this 2 hour workshop. Everyone will take home recipes and a sample. This is a very popular class- reserve your spot today!

For gorgeous, healthy, vibrant Skin & Hair.........

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 Herbal Goddess Circle ~ Initiatory Gathering ~

 

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The Little Herb Shop in Littleton, NH & The Lakota Botanical Sanctuary in Vermont. This is a sharing of our healing power as women. Learn about herbalism, and how to empower authentic health & wild nourishment into your life... 

Please RSVP to this free event by registering below or calling (603) 444 - 5577.

This is a potluck event ~ please bring a delicious organic meal to share worthy of a Goddess. This is an on-going program. If you are interested in joining, please email Kim at Info@littleHerbShop.com.

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 Fyre Cyder-Making Workshop!!

 

Fyre Cyder is a traditional remedy for colds, flus and was even used during the plague! It has been passed down through our herbal tradition and is used to improve digestion, increase circulation, and is considered a natural anti-biotic and is one of the best protocols to prevent yeast overgrowth, and so much more. 

Easy & fun to make, Fyre Cyder is a traditional effective household folk remedy!

 We will post this information for you to use & share and help bring awareness to others about this traditional recipe. It has been Trademarked so that none of us can make it and call it Fire Cider - a recipe that has been used and shared by many FOR MANY YEARS! 

Visit Free Fire Cider to learn more about the Traditions over Trademark important issue!

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 Join us on a fun & informative botanical adventure along the beautiful Ammunoosic River walk in Littleton. We'll discover & discuss many aspects of  the healing medicine of local plants & trees indigenous to the North Country. This walk will include the Birch & Sumac trees, and the medicine plants, often known as common weeds, such as plantain, yarrow and of course our beloved dandelion, just to name a few! Bring along your enthusiasm and be prepared to meet many new plant allies just waiting all around you to help you! 

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Introduction to Herbalism

Join us for an evening to talk about herbs... What is herbalism? How can it work for me? Learn how to identify quality herbs. What about herbal supplements? What exactly is a tincture, a decoction? Are spices considered herbs? I have this health issue, how can herbs help me? I want to optimize my health.... Bring all of  your questions. You'll leave our evening with a deeper understanding about Real Plant medicine, why herbs should be in your life & practical ways to make it so!

 

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Fermentation Workshop

 sauerkraut.jpgThe process of fermenting foods—to preserve them and to make them more digestible and more nutritious –is as old as humanity. Come learn just how healing fermented foods are and how simple it is to add 'culture' to your lifestyle. Want to learn to use the cabbage and other vegetables you grew this year? Join us for this hands-on workshop. You will leave with a quart of fermenting sauerkraut you have made in our time together, as well as great recipes!

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Creating Your Spring Herbal Garden Workshop 

Join our “Creating Your Spring Herbal Garden” workshop and learn all the herbal garden MUST-KNOWs.  Be ready for the onset of spring blooming by planning ahead!              

Workshop features important gardening techniques such as:

  •  choosing your garden site
  •  maintaining the health of your garden
  •  choosing herbs to plant
  •  learning the herb medicines
  •  plan your seeding
  •  developing & drawing your garden space
  • Harvesting your herbs
  • Drying & processing your herbs

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"Cooking with Immune Enhancing Herbs"

Cooking with Immune Enhancing HerbsJoin us on as we learn to revamp basic stews and dishes and much more into immune -boosting super foods using medicinal herbs, mushrooms, seaweeds and spices. Best of all, there will be  delicious samples of our stew at the end to share! Who knew strengthening your immune system could be so tasty? This is an information-filled class, so bring along your questions... and notebook.

 

 

 

 

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Cancer statistics show that one out of every 4 people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime. Come learn about integrative cancer strategies that are being used with conventional treatments, as well as botanical and nutritonal protocols that aid in the prevention of this disease.

 

 

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Herbs For The Childbearing Years

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Animal Health

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 Contact us for personal Health consultations with our herbalist.

Stay tuned for upcoming classes & workshops: Cooking with herbs, Athlete Recovery, Workshops on making balms & lipbalms, tinctures, infused vinegars & honeys....

 

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