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*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.

Food & Medicine Apprenticeship – Session #2, 16 Weeks (SOLD OUT)

Innisfree Farm, Courtenay, BC 3636 Trent Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 9R4, Canada, Courtenay

Innisfree Farm & Botanic Garden offers you a wonderful opportunity to learn to grow, harvest, process and use your own food and medicine – from seed to finished product. Our acclaimed apprenticeship programs will teach you to use herbs and foods to nourish and heal yourself, your community and the land.   Each session is 16 weeks with over 60 hours of teaching. Fees: $1,500 plus GST Session 1, March 22 to July 10 (3 places allotted) Session 2, May 24 to September 11 (2 places allotted) Session 3, July 13 to October 30 (3 places allotted) For complete information on application process, program content and objectives, payment details COVID protocols and accommodations, please visit the farms website at Innisfreefarm.ca/apprenticeships   "Thank you for welcoming me into your home here in the Comox Valley for the past four months.... Innisfree has been the most memorable and transformative experience in my life. I have learned so much more than how to farm and gown so much as a human being. I have planted many seeds, not only to grow food, but seeds of inspiration in my heart and mind...."      – 2020 Apprentice  

Using Alkaloids in Clinical Practice

Online

Always respected and often feared, the alkaloids are among the most pharmacologically active plant constituents. Geared towards existing practitioners and senior students, Chanchal will teach you how to use these strong herbs respectfully, safely and effectively. Topics include Methylxanthines, Pyridine and piperidine alkalaloids, Pyrrolizidine alkaloids, Indole alkaloids, Protoberberines and also Monoterpenoid indoles. Organized by the UK Association of Naturopathic Practitioners (ANP), this online course includes 12 hours of content, five 2-hour recorded videos, two 1-hour Q&As with Chanchal, unlimited access to the material and a CPD & Certificate of Completion. Cost is £90 (roughly 153.75 CAD or whatever the current daily exchange is)   The online course starts June 1, 2021 and for more information and to register, visit the ANP website.    

Food & Medicine Apprenticeship – Session #3, 16 Weeks (SOLD OUT)

Innisfree Farm, Courtenay, BC 3636 Trent Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 9R4, Canada, Courtenay

Innisfree Farm & Botanic Garden offers you a wonderful opportunity to learn to grow, harvest, process and use your own food and medicine – from seed to finished product. Our acclaimed apprenticeship programs will teach you to use herbs and foods to nourish and heal yourself, your community and the land.   Each session is 16 weeks with over 60 hours of teaching. Fees: $1,500 plus GST Session 1, March 22 to July 10 (3 places allotted) Session 2, May 24 to September 11 (2 places allotted) Session 3, July 13 to October 30 (3 places allotted) For complete information on application process, program content and objectives, payment details COVID protocols and accommodations, please visit the farms website at Innisfreefarm.ca/apprenticeships   "Thank you for welcoming me into your home here in the Comox Valley for the past four months.... Innisfree has been the most memorable and transformative experience in my life. I have learned so much more than how to farm and gown so much as a human being. I have planted many seeds, not only to grow food, but seeds of inspiration in my heart and mind...."      – 2020 Apprentice