Explore the educational opportunities available in the mountains of North Georgia
Foxfire Summer Heritage Days is a Heritage Skills event for children and/or families to have a hands-on experience with crafts such as blacksmithing, ropemaking, animal tracking, native plant identification and much more.
Sometimes described as the reservoir of the body, the Water Element sets the pace for physical growth, governs the function of the deep immune system and connects us to our past and future. We’ll look at many of the metaphysical aspects of this element, as well as the role tonic herbs and foods play in restoring reserves and slowing down the process of aging.
Learn broom making with Foxfire's resident broom artist, Carol Morse. This two-day course covers the essentials of broom making, including discussions on the materials, processes, and art of crafting different broom varieties. Students participating in the class will complete and take home a cobweb broom and hearth broom.
Join Foxfire to learn the history and techniques around primitive fire techniques that were key to frontier survival in Appalachia and remain relevant skills today to wilderness survival.
Join Botanologos to learn about phytochemistry as it relates to herbal medicine. Using simple, easy to understand terminology, this seminar introduces you to polysaccharides, polyphenols, alkaloids, tannins, resins, volatile oils and many more.
Join Botanologos for a seminar that focuses on the role of the heart, vascular system and liver in healthy blood flow.
Join Botanologos to learn to identify and apply evidence-based dietary interventions in clinical practice. We will explore the fundamentals of Chinese nutrition therapy as well as modern dietary protocols for a variety of chronic conditions, including Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and metabolic syndrome.
Learn the ins and outs of doing a thorough herbal intake session as Mimi and Patricia share their tips for mastering this process. From your first contact with a client through creating a treatment protocol, this seminar provides you with clinical pearls of wisdom needed to conduct an intake with confidence.
Join Botanologos to learn to create safe, effective herbal formulas to treat both acute and complex, chronic health conditions in this interactive class.