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2018 Classes

Family Herbalist - Beginning Program at Soil Born Farm 2018

 
2018 Dates:

SPRING 2018

April 14
May 12
June 9
July 14
August 11
September 8

10am – 4:30pm

Suggested Donation:

Early Bird Rate through March 14, $475
Regular Rate after March 14, $525

First payment of $175 required to reserve your space in the course. (Note: No payment plan offered for Early Bird registration). Contact info@soilborn.org or 916.363.9685 for more information. 

Register Online for Spring Program

Payment plan option available.  Cancellation Fee: $25 fee for cancellations and no refunds after April 7

Teacher: Candis Cantin
Location:

All classes will be held at the American River Ranch (2140 Chase Drive in Rancho Cordova)

Join Candis and her team in learning the basics of Western Herbology while integrating it with the systems of Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese medicine. This six month course will include medicine-making, plant ID, how to treat acute ailments, use of tonic herbs and food for strengthening vitality, as well as how to harvest local herbs for medicine. You will learn about your own constitutional needs and ways to balance yourself for better health and wellbeing. This program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling, and hands-on experience with the herbs!

  • Introduction to Herbal Medicine and your Ayurvedic Constitution
  • Making Herbal Medicine and Identifying Plants in the Garden and Wild Places
  • Continuing our Integration of Western Herbology and Ayurveda
  • Herbs and Food for Good Digestion
  • Herbs for Calming and Strengthening the Nerves
  • Tonic Herbs for Rejuvenation and Rebuilding of Vitality
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Intermediate Herbal Studies Program Part A – Creating the Community Herbalist 2018

This six month program integrates Ayurveda, Chinese and Western herbalism. It is designed for those who have the basics of Herbology and want to deepen their understanding of Herbalism and applying it in a clinical setting.

2018 Dates:

March 4
April 8
May 6
June 3
July 8
August 5, 2018

Time: 10am - 4:30pm
Cost: $695 Payment plans available.  First payment of $233 is required to reserve your space in the course
Location: Soil Born Farms American River Ranch Schoolhouse / 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova 95670:  All Classes will be held at the American River Ranch (2140 Chase Drive in Rancho Cordova) except for the May 6 session which will be held at Evergreen Herb Garden outside of Placerville.
Teacher: Candis Cantin
Contact: info@soilborn.org or (916) 363-9685 for more information about payment plan and to register. Register Online

This course is for those who have completed Candis' Beginners Program or its equivalent with another school or teacher.*

The intermediate curriculum continues to explore Ayurvedic and Chinese healing systems in greater depth and will cover the following topics:

  • Digestive Problems (such as GERD, IBS and other inflammatory conditions of the digestive tract)
  • Diabetes Type II: Prevention and Control
  • Nervous Debility and Exhaustion and How to Rebuild Vitality
  • Formulation
  • Tongue Diagnosis
  • Plant ID and Medicine Preparations
  • Harvesting Herbs (leaves, roots, berries, bark)

*If you are a new student with Candis, please contact her at evergreenherbalist@gmail.com to schedule a phone interview to determine if you are qualified to take this course.

 

 

 

Intermediate Herbal Studies Program Part B – Creating the Community Herbalist 2018

This course is for those who have completed Candis' Intermediate Part A Program or its equivalent with another school or teacher.*

2018 Dates:

March 18
April 29
May 27
June 24
July 22
September 23

Time: 10am - 4:30pm
Cost: $695 Payment plans available.  First payment of $233 is required to reserve your space in the course
Location: Soil Born Farms American River Ranch Schoolhouse / 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova 95670:  All Classes will be held at the American River Ranch (2140 Chase Drive in Rancho Cordova) except for the May 27 session which will be held at Evergreen Herb Garden outside of Placerville.
Teacher: Candis Cantin
Contact: info@soilborn.org or (916) 363-9685 for more information about payment plan and to register. Register Online

The intermediate curriculum continues to explore Ayurvedic and Chinese healing systems in greater depth and will cover the following topics:

  • Tongue Diagnosis
  • Basic Pulse Diagnosis
  • Formation
  • GERD
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Arthritis(9 various types)
  • Rebuilding Therapy

*If you are a new student with Candis, please contact her at evergreenherbalist@gmail.com to schedule a phone interview to determine if you are qualified to take this course.

 

 

 

DIGESTIVE WELLNESS; TREATING POOR DIGESTION WITH FOODS AND HERBS

2018 Dates:

Saturday March 31, 2018

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Cost: $25
Location: Soil Born Farms American River Ranch Schoolhouse / 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova 95670
Contact info@soilborn.org   916-363-9685
Teacher: Candis Cantin
Register Online Registration
PEOPLE SUFFER FROM MANY DIFFERENT DIGESTIVE DISORERS IN THE MODERN TIMES. WE WILL GO OVER THE ANATOMY OF THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM, VARIOUS CONDITIONS SUCH AS GERD, GAS, BLOATING, AND HIATAL HERNIA. CANDIS WILL BE BRINGING IN MANY HERBS FOR PEOPLE TO TASTE AND WILL GO OVER FORMULAS, FOODS AND LIFESTYLES THAT CAN HELP ALLEVIATE DIGESTIVE DISCOMFORTS.

Hikes and Walks

Annual America River Herb Walk 2018

Dates for 2018:

March 24 & April 7

Time:

10:30am - 12:30pm approximately

Suggested Donation:

$25
Preregistration through Soil Born Farms is required.

Preregister here for the March 24th walk

Preregister here for the April 7th walk

or call 916-363-9685

Teacher: Candis Cantin
Location:

American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive Rancho Cordova CA 95670

 


Come and join Candis for a fascinating herb walk in the American River Parkway. Meet at Soil Born Farms American River Ranch under the oaks near the farm stand. Registration will begin at 10:15 We will walk around the Farm and then take the trails to the American River identifying plants during this easy walk. We will ID and discuss over 25 plants for medicine and food. Please wear walking shoes and a hat. Bring a water bottle, notebook and a snack. You can purchase scones and cookies at the farm stand if you prefer. Candis will provide a handout for the class. Due to the popularity of this event we are offering the walk on two Saturdays this season (June 4 & June 11) but they fill up fast so register early!

 

Candis Cantin

 

High Sierra Herb Walks 2018

Dates for 2018:

Sunday, July 28

Suggested Donation:

$40
Call (530) 626-9288 to register

Teacher: Candis Cantin
Location:

Carson Pass Highway 88 / or CAPLES LAKE depending on the snow pack. Candis will be in touch with the participants as to we will meet. Both places are on hwy 88 just 3 miles from each other
Join Candis for this all day event identifying medicinal herbs in the High Country. We will be seeing at least 30 different medicinal plant and discussing their use and preparations. We will stop for lunch along the lake.
This hike is not for anyone who has knee or back problems, elevation sensitivity, heart conditions, severely impaired vision, high blood pressure or anything else that might cause problems when hiking over 8000'. You will need to bring a hat, sunscreen, hiking shoes, lunch, water, snacks, writing pad. I will be giving a very extensive handout to the participants

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Round Top 10'300 feet

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Herb group hiking the trail.

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Carson Pass looking out on to Caples Lake (near Round Top)

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Candis Cantin


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