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We’re Hiring!

Posted February 24th, 2017

We are currently accepting applications for the following two positions:

Energetics in the Western Herbal Tradition: Elements, Humours and Temperaments with jim mcDonald

Posted January 5th, 2017

3 full days: Fri-Sun, March 10-12th
$325 / $295 Members / $250 VCIH students | Register Here!

Join us for this intensive exploration of the temperaments, a Western constitutional system that jim is working to revive and enliven in modern herbal practice.

VCIH’s Medicinal Plants of the Northeast Coloring Book | On Sale Now!

Posted November 15th, 2016

Learn the medicinal and botanical characteristics of 25 herbs with our community-sourced coloring book. Coloring is a unique activity that’s both educational and meditative, not to mention entertaining, for all ages! Our project hopes to inspire curiosity about plants and healing, while highlighting the importance and beauty of the natural world. All proceeds support our sliding-scale herbal clinics, so you can help build community health while you relax and learn. Win-win!

Still Accepting Applications! Apply today!

Posted October 13th, 2016

We are still accepting applications to the 2017 Herbal Roots Apprenticeship Program!