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The Apothecarist: Food As Medicine - 2020

Friday, January 31, 2020, 9:00 AM


ON-SITE INTENSIVE: INTERNAL PREPARATIONS This is a 3-day on-site intensive for students to have even greater depth of training in certain specialty areas.  These are designed for apothecarists that would like to create a product line or specialize in a certain area of herbal preparations. Food As Medicine: This is very different than any cooking or any herbal medicine class you’ll find, as it is a marriage of both! Over 3 days, this course will cover everything you’ll need to feel comfortable working in a brand-new way using food as your medicinal tool!   Setting up a safe kitchen at home or in the field. Basic food safety.  Move towards Better; Meet people where they are–including yourself. Food is part of a system for balance, by nourishing the body with nutrient dense foods and eliminating harmful foods, we put the body in a position to better assimilate everything we put into it, from food to medicines.  Making Sense of Food Systems: Ayerveda, TCM, Blue Zones, “Traditional” foods (Weston A. Price)  Western Pattern Diet: Define; Why is it a Problem?  Food Ethics: Why is this important to consider? Watch Chef’s Table, Episode 2 if possible  Culinary Materia Medica: Herbs commonly used in the kitchen and what they do for the body.  Healing Recipes: Yogurt rice; “I’m Sick” tea, condiments, beverages, etc.  Learn to Cook: (Re)Educating the Palette Step 1: Easy Substitutions Step 2: Introduce fermented foods Step 3: Condiments–lower intake of salt (and processed salt) and sugar. – increase flavor and nutrients Step 4: Beverages: Tea, infused waters, fermented beverages Step 5: Nutrient Dense foods: stock/broth, sea vegetables, Fungi, wild foods, whole animal eating (organ meats and connective tissues)  Hands on Activities: Healing Fermentation  Seasonings and condiments Making therapeutic stocks Tastings of medicinal foods!  This 3-day course is part of the Apothecarist program but is open to the public for enrollment. COURSE INFORMATION Dates: January 31st - February 2nd, 2020. The schedule is as follows: Friday: 9am - 5pm. Saturday: 9am - 5pm. Sunday: 9am - 1pm. Lodging: Camping is free to any enrolled student, at our 50-acre campus.  There are also hotels within a 10-minute drive of the campus in the 78260 zip code. Location: Detailed directions will be emailed to all enrolled students prior to the class. TUITION INFORMATION Workshop Tuition: $320 (Online processing fees apply) Check/Money Order Discount: $320 (No processing fees) Cash Discount: $290 Students can purchase tuition bundles. Pricing is as follows: Individual On-Site Courses: $320 each Basic On-Site Discount: Pay for three on-site intensives of your choice and save 10%. $855 (saves $105) To view eligible courses, click here. For a cash discount, we accept checks and money orders. For information, just send us an email here: We look forward to seeing you in class! You can review our tuition policies here: https://herbalmedics.academy/about-us/tuition-policies/

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