Festival Schedule

Botanica workshops

 

Registration Options

1. WEEKEND PASS: Join us all three days and enjoy your choice of 5 workshops (one class per time slot) and our Saturday Night Farm Dinner Buffet at a special discounted rate!

2. CUSTOMIZE YOUR WEEKEND: Choose individual workshops throughout the weekend, mixing-&-matching from 25 different workshops available from Friday afternoon to Sunday evening. Don’t forget to join us for our delightful Saturday Night Farm Dinner Buffet!

Some classes run concurrently. We recommend only one class in the mornings, and one in the evening. Classes are expected to be between 1.5 and 2.5 hours.Please check the schedule to help plan your festival.
Full refund if cancelled 2 weeks prior to workshop date.
Cancellations within 2 weeks of workshop are NOT REFUNDABLE, but may be transferrable.

 

 

Get the Weekend Pass

Join Us All Weekend at Botanica!

Our Weekend Pass includes:

5 Workshops:
• 1 workshop Friday afternoon
• 1 workshop Saturday morning
• 1 workshop Saturday afternoon
• 1 workshop on Sunday morning
• 1 workshop on Sunday afternoon

PLUS - admission to our delightful Saturday Night Farm Dinner Buffet!

Before purchasing your Weekend Pass, please browse the many workshops available throughout the weekend! You will need to have the names of your workshops selected prior to completing the check out process.

Weekend Pass

Five Classes & Our Farm Dinner

 

Weekend Activities

 
 

Friday June 21

Afternoon Workshops

3:00 PM


• Growing your Own Mushrooms With Michael Heim
• Natural Dying with Plants with Phylleri Ball
• Intuitive Herbalism: Remembering How to Listen to the Plants with Erin Smith

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Natural Dyeing with Plants

with Phylleri Ball

Growing your Own Mushrooms

with Michael Heim

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Intuitive Herbalism:

Remembering How to Listen to the Plants

with Erin Smith

 
 
 
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Kava Celebration

6:00 PM
Opening Reception

Laura Clemmons will be facilitating a Hawaiian Style Kava Kava ritual Friday night. Kava's medicine is used to relax the body and free the mind, bringing a sense of peace and tranquility. The roots were sourced and blessed by Kumu Kehau from Kauai Island. We will be celebrating the start of the Botanica! Festival and the Summer Solstice drinking Kava Kava in a traditional way, invoking radiant energy and fortune to this joyous occasion.

 

 
 

Saturday June 22

Morning Workshops

9:00 AM

• Simple Remedies for Children’s Health with Astrid Grove
• Osha: Bear Medicine of the West with Feather Jones
• Forest Bathing Experience with Cat Pantaleo

Simple Remedies for Children's Health

with Astrid Grove

Forest Bathing Experience

with Cat Pantaleo

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OSha: Bear medicine of the west

with Feather Jones

 
 
 

10:00 AM

• Biodynamic Practices for Your Backyard with Kate Miller
Plant Based “Cheese” and More with Mindy Green

Biodynamic Practices for your backyard

with Kate Miller

Plant Based “Cheese” and More

with Mindy Green

 
 
 
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Lunch Break

12:-00 PM - 1:00 PM
Please bring your own lunch and enjoy a picnic lunch at the farm

 
 
 

Afternoon Workshops

1:00 PM

• Brewing Herbs with Water with Rebecca Luna
• Ethnobotany: A Round Table with Ian Sanderson & Erin Smith
• Making Mead with Rebecca Schwendler
• The Magic of Flowers: Working with Our Blossoming Allies with Tess Whitehurst

Brewing Herbs with Water

with Rebecca Luna

Making Mead

with Rebecca Schwendler

Ethnobotany: A Round Table

with Ian Sanderson & Erin Smith

The Magic of Flowers: Working with Our Blossoming Allies

with Tess Whitehurst

 
 
 

2:00 PM

• Making Herb Oil Infusions Using Fresh & Dry Herbs with Amanda Klenner
• Wild Medicine of the Front Range with Brigitte Mars

Making Herb Oil Infusions Using Fresh and Dry Herbs

with Amanda Klenner


Wild Medicine of the Front Range

with Brigitte Mars

 
 
 
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Solstice Ceremony

4:00 pm
Join us for a FREE Solstice Ceremony led by Astrid Grove

 
 
 
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Farm Dinner Buffet

6:00 PM
Join us for a delightful Farm Dinner Buffet on Saturday Evening at 6pm! There will be a silent auction to benefit our local Herbalists Without Borders chapter, and a delicious buffet of vegetarian specialties from the chefs at Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant. This dinner is reserved for participants of Botanica and their guests. Tickets purchases must be accompanied by at least one workshop purchase.

 
 

 
 

Sunday June 23

Morning Workshops

9:00 AM

Growing Herbs in the Rockies with Tammi Hartung
Tincture Making for the Wild Free-Roaming Human with Laura Clemmons

Growing Herbs in the Rockies

with Tammi Hartung

Tincture Making for the Wild Free-Roaming Human

with Laura Clemmons

 
 
 

10:00 AM

• Herbal Spa Experience with Faith Rodgers
The Sacred Folklore of Trees with Sara Stewart Martinelli
Introduction to The Maya Healing Hut with Ann Drucker

Herbal Spa experience

with Faith Rodgers

Introduction to The Maya Healing Hut

with Ann Drucker

The Sacred Folklore of Trees

with Sara Stewart Martinelli

 
 
 
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Lunch Break

12:-00 PM - 1:00 PM
Please bring your own lunch and enjoy a picnic lunch at the farm

 
 
 

Afternoon Workshops

1:00 PM

• Making Cider at Home with Ian Capps
• Benefits of Bitters: The Lost Flavor with Malia Thompson
• Perfume Blending for Emotional Wellness with Amber Graziano

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Making Cider at Home

with Ian Capps

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Perfume Blending for emotional wellness

with Amber Graziano

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Benefits of Bitters: The Lost Flavor

with Malia Thompson

 
 
 

2:00 PM

• Wild Foods in Your Kitchen with Butter Perry

Wild Foods in your kitchen

with Butter Petty