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All Things Chaga: Live Online


with Allie Austin

Calendar Dec 2, 2020 at 5 pm

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
5:00 PM- 7:00 PM

Tuition: $20 Materials $35

Did you know, growing on our birch trees is one of the most powerfully medicinal mushrooms in the world? In this class, we will learn how to identify, harvest, and utilize this medicinal powerhouse for both internal and external use. You will receive recipes for Chaga remedies and creative ways to use Minnesota’s most treasured fungi! You will also receive some samples of chaga to try at home, which you will receive before of after class depending on when you register.

About the Instructor: Allison Austin has been practicing herbalism for over 13 years. Her passion for plants and herbal medicine began in middle school, and has continued to play a central role in her life ever since. She has studied under herbalists in Minnesota, California, Texas, and with Mayan elders in Guatemala.

Allison is passionate about bringing the traditional practices of herbalism to people in a practical and accessible way, and encouraging people to utilize herbs in their local area to become more self-sustainable and take charge of their own health. 

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