We at Gathering Thyme are committed to helping you discover your natural ability to care for your health and the health of your family and friends using herbal medicine, aromatherapy and nutrition. Community education and outreach is a big part of our mission. We invite you to check out the short and long-term classes and workshops we have to offer.

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Begins 09/20/17    Explorations in Traditional Western Herbalism - a 9 Month Comprehensive Program for the Beginning Herbalist
Begins 10/05/17    Beyond the Basics: An Intermediate-Level Study in Western Herbalism
Begins 02/03/18    Explorations in Plant Spirit Medicine - a 9 Month Journey in Embodying the Intelligence of Nature


08/27/17    Spa-Quality Botanical Creams, Skin Tonics and Facial Masks - SOLD OUT
09/05/17    Women's Meditation with Mary St. Pierre
09/12/17    Using Flower Essences to Cultivate Wellness in Changing Times
09/30/17    Tulsi Plant Journey facilitated by Judy Lieblein
09/30/17    Conscious Menopause Support Group facilitated by Judy Lieblein
11/11/17    Poke Plant Journey facilitated by Judy Lieblein
12/09/17    Mugwort Plant Journey facilitated by Judy Lieblein


09/16/17    Healing with Medicine Soup with Catherine Abby Rich
10/03/17    Building Immunity Against Colds and Flus with a Master Tonic
10/17/17    Tree Medicine and Food - Acorns and Bay Nuts
11/07/17    The Healing Power of Bone Broth
11/14/17    Food, Inflammation & Chronic Diseases

BOTANICAL COSMETIC CLASSES with Alice Encinas-Duvernell

09/09/17    Cleansing Oils and Toners
09/10/17    Botanical Extracts for Skincare Formulation
10/21/17    Doshic Chocolate
11/05/17    Healing Emotions with Essential Oils... an Intro to Psychoaromatherapy
12/03/17    Treating Acne Naturally: 4 Steps to Success
12/03/17    Body Butters and Solid Lotion Bars


09/07/17    Four-Day Herbal Camping Trip to Mt. Shasta
04/20/18    Three-Day Herbal Camping Trip to Pinnacles National Park
TBD    Four-Day Herbal Camping Trip to Los Padres National Forest
06/28/18    Four-Day Herbal Camping Trip to the Sierra Mountains

MATTHEW WOOD: Consultations, Classes & Workshops

We are delighted to have internationally-acclaimed author and herbalist, Matthew Wood, teaching here at Gathering Thyme!
Fall 2017    Herbal Consultations with Matthew Wood - Fall 2017