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