Below you’ll find the latest news from VCIH. If you’re interested in past news items, please explore the archives on the left of this page.

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Wilderness First Responder Course | Aug 15-24th!

Posted July 5th, 2016

Sign up today! Wilderness First Responder Course lead by Sam Coffman, founder of The Human Path and Herbal Medics, offered by the CommonWealth Center for Holistic Herbalism. This course will be offered Monday, August 15th – Wednesday, August 24th, 2016, 9am – 5pm each day in Royalston, MA. For more information, email or visit their website.

Save the Date! Summer Celebration and Herbal Fair

Posted May 31st, 2016

Friday, July 29th from 6-9pm, VCIH will be hosting a fun summer celebration! There will be live music from Susannah Blachly and Patti Casey, distillation demos with our new copper alembic, art and herbal product vendors, herbal mocktails, wood-fired pizza, and more surprises! Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the event. All are welcome. We are also excited to announce that Rosemary Gladstar will help us celebrate the herbal bounty of summer with an inspiring talk at 7:30 pm.

Now Hiring Core Faculty!

Posted May 6th, 2016

We are seeking one or more experienced herbal educators and clinicians to join our team as our school continues to grow. We are particularly in need of educators with advanced knowledge who are equally comfortable speaking the languages of science and energetics. The ideal candidates would also be equally comfortable in the classroom, clinic and gardens.