*PLEASE NOTE – We are following all COVID19 related advice and all in-person programming is currently suspended. We will be waiting until restrictions are reduced at which time we can continue to offer our excellent educational programming, including on-site classes and workshops, along with internships and apprenticeship programs. We are looking forward to 2021, so please stay tuned.


Latest Past Events

Collaborative Oncology: A Phytotherapy Perspective (A Webinar)

This is the second of a two-part workshop. This three-day intensive will give practical guidelines and protocols for managing cases. Managing surgery Coping with chemo Immunotherapies Genetic screening in cancer therapies Materia Medica for cancer - the cyto-toxic herbs Please note, we will begin Friday with a review of material from part one. Costs: Early bird registration before September 30 $195.00 plus tax After September 30 $250.00 plus tax To register or for more information email Please note: If you are a professional herbalist, naturopath or student of herbal medicine you are welcome to join Part Two. Please ask for more information. Chanchal Cabrera MSc, FNIMH, RH (AHG) MSc Chanchal has been a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (UK) since 1987 and obtained her in herbal medicine at the University of Wales in 2003. Her clinical specialty is helping people manage cancer. Chanchal held the faculty chair in Botanical Medicine at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster 2004-2016. She serves on the board of advisors of Dominion Herbal College in Burnaby, on the editorial board of Medical Herbalism clinical newsletter and she publishes widely in professional journals and lectures internationally on medical herbalism, […]

Canadian Herb Conference


Join Chanchal and over Canadian herbalists from across the country for a 4 day online conference Nov. 5 to 8. The conference includes panel discussions, workshops and more. The Canadian Herb Conference is in support of Canada's national and provincial herb associations.

Innisfree Farm Open

Innisfree Farm and Botanic Garden 3636 Trent Road Courtenay British Columbia CANADA V9N 9R4, British Columbia

Located at 3636 Trent Road, Royston, the Innisfree Farm & Botanic Garden will be open from 10am to 4pm on Fridays and Saturdays, from June to September. Vegetarian picnic hampers available on Saturdays (pre-book by Wednesday midnight) by 250 336 8768. They include delicious salads, home-made breads, savoury spreads and house pickles, plus Innisfree’s famous homemade sweet treats, plus refreshing lavender lemonade. Come visit us and explore the 7 acres of themed gardens, the plant nursery and don't forget to check out the Farm Shop. We sell a wide variety of products, including fresh produce, herbal teas, infused oils and apothecary products made with herbs from our gardens.