March 28 - March 31, 2014

Medicines From The Edge

Join us in Costa Rica, a biodiverse intersection of the Western Hemisphere to learn about the abundant medicinal species of the Tropics. Workshops and plenary sessions by local and international teachers: in Costa Rican ethnobotanical history & Indigenous heritage, rainforest conservation, permaculture, tropical species, tropical food as medicine, planetary medicine and healing modalities.  Other teachers include Rosemary Gladstar, Rosita Arvigo, Kat Harrison, Kathleen Maier, Rafa Ocampo, Tom Newmark, Stephen Brooks, Rebecca Wood and MANY local, Afro-Caribbean and Indigenous healers from Costa Rica and Central America.
30 workshops, 6 plenary sessions, plant walks & Waldorf inspired kids zone.  Hosted near the Arenal Volcano at Termales del Bosque, on a geo-thermal river, there will be healing and sanctuary, tropical elixirs, an eclectic marketplace and jungle gourmet cuisine. Workshops in Spanish & English  Special Prices for Herbal Students, Teachers and Buddy Packages.