MidAtlantic Women’s Herbal Conference
Andrea Reisen, Charis Lindrooth and Rosemary Gladstar
The MidAtlantic Women’s Herbal Conference, featuring over 20 workshops on women’s health, herbal medicine, gardening and plant identification, will be held on October 1 and 2, at the Kempton Community Center. The conference, themed Be Naturally Brilliant, will provide a unique opportunity to learn from some of the most accomplished herbalists and teachers of natural medicine in the country.
Kids’ Camp, for children ages 3 to 12, runs during class and keynote hours. The Herbal Emporium features shopping and vending opportunities from local vendors, as well as lunch and dinner options, teas, fair trade coffee, vegan and gluten-free alternatives.
Amikaeyla Gaston, renowned for her vocal accomplishments and healing brought through music and the arts to refugees, victims of violence and to those suffering around the world, will provide the Saturday evening keynote address, as well as a workshop about healing through music.
“This venue is a great opportunity for women who love plants, who want to learn more about using plants as medicine and who are dedicated to sustainable living practices,” shares Charis Lindrooth, founder. “There is a spirit of connection and support among the women all weekend. Support is abundant for those seeking change and meaning in their lives. It is a truly magical event.”
Cost: $225 for full weekend; single-day, student, teen, child and vendor options, and meal plans also available online. Location: 83 Community Center Dr., Kempton. For more information, call 610- 683-9363, email [email protected] or visit WomensHerbal.com.