Organically Grown Herbs
using permaculture & biodynamic practices
Hand-crafted Herbal Remedies
tea blends, oils, salves, tinctures, hydrosols
Fresh & Dried Herbs
gathered by hand or ethically wild-harvested
workshops, herb walks, webinars & online courses
Medicine Gardener Online Course
Growing your own food and medicine is so empowering for you and your family! Most medicinal herbs origins are of wild plants that grew without any tending too, unlike many of our vegetable crops. Therefore, they have very individual growing needs. Some are quite easy to grow while others require a lot more attention and specific growing conditions as well as optimal harvest times.
In this course, you will learn how to design & build a medicinal herb garden using sustainable, regenerative gardening practices such as Permaculture & Biodynamics. There will be
This year, at Bear Roots, we have increased our growing space significantly. So I have decided to take my previous gardens and transform them into a teaching garden space. Each bed will be planted according to the different body systems. Throughout the course of the growing season, you will be able to follow along during the designing, planting, and growing phases of the project. I will document all aspects; the good, the bad and the ugly! This will provide a great ‘hands-on’ portion of the course since it can be challenging to learn some of these concepts through an online format.
Community Supported Apothecary
Bear Roots Forest CSA is a quarterly box of herbal medicines, created for the needs of each season, to help keep you balanced and healthy throughout the year.
Your CSA will include fresh and/or dried herbs, tinctures, teas, hydrosols, salves, oils, culinary delights and more, along with information about the medicinal properties of each remedy and how best to use them. The items in your CSA box will focus on supporting the four seasonal transitions as described below:
Spring- Liver Support, Allergy Care, Renew Body’s Vitality & Inviting Change
Summer- Heart Support, Cooling, First Aid, Balancing, Joy, Grounding & Calming
Fall- Lung Support, Strengthen Immune System, Clearing, Transitioning & Eliminating
Winter- Adrenal Support, Cold ‘n’ Flu, Deep Rest, Renew Strength & Spirit, Reflection & Warming
HERBAL REMEDIES EDUCATION SERIES
In this education series, we will take an in-depth look at some herbal remedies, their benefits and for which health concerns they are best used. When you sign up for this series you will receive an email each day for seven days that contains a 10-15 minute video about the following herbal remedies; infusions, decoctions & syrups, tinctures, elixirs & glycerites, oils & salves, herbal vinegars & hydrosols.
FIRST VIDEO WILL ARRIVE IN YOUR INBOX AS SOON AS YOU SIGN-UP!
Our products are made with herbs grown on our farm as well as wild-harvested from our land or in our area using sustainable harvesting practices. All herbs are dried using appropriate methods, all tinctures are made using fresh plant material and our oils are infused using the correct methods to ensure maximum extraction. Our appreciation for nature flows into all the products we lovingly hand-craft for you.