Current Offerings

2018 — April 20-22 ~ guest teacher at the Midsouth Women’s Herb Conference on Lookout Mountain in Mentone, AL

2017 — March 5, April 2, April 30 ~ Mississippi Plant Medicine Course ~ my most comprehensive course that I’ve taught yet!

Past Offerings

2016 — March 18-20 ~ Blue Boy Herbs Spring Herb Fest in Carriere, MS ~ guest teacher

2016 — May 28-29 (Sat & Sun) ~ Foraged Farmacy: Crafting Your Own Herbal Medicine Chest with Lindsay Wilson, Jen Stovall, and Rachael Reeves ~ Clinton, MS

2016 — Oct 29-30 ~ Blue Boy Herbs Fall Herb Fest in Carriere, MS ~ guest teacher

2016 — Nov 17-19 ~ Mississippi Food Summit & Agricultural Revival in Jackson, MS ~ panel speaker

2015 — Sept 11-12 (Fri-Sat) ~ Guest teacher at Organic Grower’s School Harvest Conference in Asheville, NC ~ will be teaching a day-long intensive on Restoring Digestive Health: Nourishing Herbs, Foods, & Ferments for Vitality

2015 — Nov 14-15 ~ Herbal Basics: A MS Plant Medicine Intensive at a farmhouse in Clinton, MS

2015 — Jan 23-25 ~ Guest teacher at the 3rd Annual Women’s Wellness Retreat at the Homestead Center in Starkville, MS

2015 — March 28-29 ~ Guest teacher at Blue Boy Herb Festival in Carriere, MS

2015 — May 10-15 (Sun-Fri) ~ Assisting and guest teaching for Liam and Charlie at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA for Land of Milk and Honey: An Intro to Homesteading

2015 — May 28-30 (Thurs-Sat) ~ Beginner’s Series in Herbalism at Maypop Herb Shop in New Orleans

2015 — July 25 (Sat) ~ two special events at JoyFlow Yoga in Jackson, MS ~ Healing the Womb and Red Tent Gathering for more info and to register go here

2014 — Oct 25-26 ~ Guest teacher at Blueboy Herb Festival (other teachers are Jim McDonald, Darrell Martin, and Donna Caire) in Carriere, MS

2014 — Oct 10-12 ~ Guest teacher at the 10th Annual Southeast Women’s Herb Conference in Black Mountain, NC

2014 — Oct 3-5 ~ ReWild Weekend Retreat ~ Herbal Preparations, Wild Foraging, and Appalachian Heritage at Kana’ti Lodge in Spring Creek, NC (Blue Ridge Mountains)

2014 — March 20, Thursday 9:30-11:30 am ~
Spring Weeds, New Growth and Liver/Lymph Support ~
at the Maypop Community Herb Shop in New Orleans, LA

2014 — Feb 9 through March 2 (meeting on Tues eve’s and Sun afternoons) ~ 21 Days to Bliss in Columbus, MS ~ our 3rd run of this program!  To read more about the elimination diet part of this program, check out this link.

2014 — Jan 24-26 ~ MS Women’s Wellness Retreat at the MS Modern Homestead Center in Starkville, MS.  I will be collaborating with many local teachers and holistic practitioners in the area.  Facebook event listing is here.

2014 — Jan 11, 18 & 25 ~ Beginner Yoga Series at Firefly Yoga Studio in Starkville, MS.

2013 — (FULL) Nov 3 to Nov 24 ~ 21 Days to Bliss in Starkville, MS at the MS Modern Homestead Center — gain energy * feel good * balance your life ~ Wed’s 5:30-7 pm and Sun’s 3-4:30 pm

2013 — November 5 (Tues) from 7-9 pm — Herbal allies for Cold & Flu Season ~ at Maypop Herb Shop in New Orleans

2013 — November 6 (Wed) from 7-9 pm — Dive into the Hive: the honey-bee apothecary ~ at Maypop Herb Shop in New Orleans

2013 — Sept 1st, Sunday from 1 to 4 pm — Herbal Brews and Mead Too — learn how to ferment beverages in your home in small batches — we’ll cover herbal brews, honey wine, kombucha, whey coolers, and water kefir.

2013 — Aug 20 to Sept 10 ~ 21 Days to Bliss in Columbus, MS ~ (THIS PROGRAM IS FULL) — gain energy * feel good * balance your life ~ Tues and Thurs nights, 5:30-7 pm ~ more info here

Beginner’s Yoga Series:
March 28-May 16, 8 wk Beginner Yoga Series (Columbus),
Thursdays 5:30-6:30 pm (FULL)
April 2-May 21, 8 wk Beginner Yoga Series (Louisville),
Tuesdays 6-7:15 pm (FULL)

2013 — Thursday, May 30th, (9:30-11:30 am) Southern Plant Allies workshop at the Maypop Herb Shop in New Orleans!

2013 — THIS COURSE IS FULL — Are you ready for the next turning of the wheel of life?  Do you want to walk through each season with me — cultivating awareness of what is changing inside and outside ourselves?  If so, join me for my second run of my on-line course, Seasonal Intelligence.  Please click here for more information!

2013 — At the MS Modern Homesteading Center, I will be offering the following health and well-being courses:  Sourdough Basics on Feb 3, Probiotic Primer on April 6, and Seal the Heal the Gut on June 15.

2013 — January through June — The Everyday Herbal Workshop Series at the MS Modern Homesteading Center.  $45 a class, includes materials and take-home preparations!  Each workshop will focus on a different medium for herbal preparations.  We will sample, explore, and create herbal concoctions as well as learn about herbs/plants of that particular season.

2013 — January 11-13 — Keynote speaker and workshop leader at the Women’s Wellness Weekend in at the MS Modern Homestead Center in
Starkville, Mississippi.

2012 — October 21 (Sunday) from 3-6 pm — Join me for a Dairy Creations workshop (an udderly enjoyable exploration of raw milk)!  The workshop will take place at Small Terrain in Asheville, NC.  Sliding scale $15-30, RSVP by stopping by the store or calling 828.216.8102.

2012 — Food, Forage, and Farming — Join me for a mix of workshops around wise food ways and basic herbal preparations in Sautee Nacoochee, GA starting June 17th!  Click this link for details!

2012 — April 29, 2012 to late Jan 2013 (THIS COURSE IS FULL)– Seasonal Intelligence (click to learn more about the curriculum) — an on-line, monthly course on herbs, traditional food ways, TCM organ systems/seasons, and simple exercises to nourish and replenish the body, mind and spirit (last Sunday of each month from 7-8:30 pm Eastern time) — contact maypop (at) if interested in future classes.

2011– Yoga and Dreamwork Series with Tayria Ward (, a five-class series in Asheville, NC; April-May

2010 — Care for Self to Care for Others with Balanced Rock Foundation (, 5 day trip in Yosemite National Park; end of August

2009 — Care for Self to Care for Others with Balanced Rock Foundation (, 5 day trip in Yosemite National Park; early September