Providing Herbal Education, Herbal Products

and Holistic Health Consultations

Wildwood Institute provides the most advanced herbal training in the Midwest. Whether your goal is to become a practicing herbalist, or simply to learn about healthy alternatives for yourself, your friends and family, our Herbal Apprenticeship program will give you the comprehensive herbal education you are seeking!

Based in Madison, Wisconsin, we also offer one-time herb classes and workshops, special events, personal health consultations with herbalist Kathleen Wildwood, and our own locally grown, pesticide-free, high quality herbal products.


Herbal Apprenticeship - Spring Semester

Now accepting applications

Applications now OPEN for the spring Herbal Apprenticeship program. We will offer sessions in both Beginning and Advanced Herbal Apprenticeships. As an Herbal Apprentice, you will learn how to synthesize the wisdom of nature, herbal traditions, scientific research and intuition. Read about the Program structure and curriculum here.

From a 2015 student: The energy type healing, journeying and intuition, plus supportive community make this class incredibly unique and magical!

Class at Wildwood Institute      

Making Herbal Medicines

Saturday, July 18, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

As a follow-up to the introductory Herbalism 101 class, Jennifer will teach this class on how to:

  • Make a tincture, a long infusion, an infused oil or ointment and an herbal vinegar
  • Use tools and techniques to harvest herbs
  • Choose the correct preparations for harvested herbs
  • Use the remedies you will be taking home
  • Choose a harvest location, along with safety guidelines
  • Make and eat a wild salad

You will make and take home 3 herbal preparations!

This class will be held at Wildwood Institute, and will include an Herb Walk, weather permitting. Tuition is $95, plus a $20 materials fee. Register

You can order your favorite Wildwood Institute products through our online Products Store with taxes, handling and shipping charges included in the website price. Click here for a list of herbs used in our products.

Quick Calendar

Herbalism 101
Saturday, May 2, 2015
at Wildwood Institute
Tuition $85
Culinary Herbs That Promote Health & Vitality
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
at Olbrich Botanical Gardens
$22 non-members
$17 members
Summer Open House and Herb Garden Walk
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Sunday, July 19
Register for Garden Walk-2:00 pm
Send an email with your name and number attending
 Making Herbal Medicines
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, July 18
$95 tuition plus $20 materials fee

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