There are two great Western herbalism workshops being held this weekend by Andrew Alexander Ozinskas, an herbalist, wildcrafter, medicine maker at Camp Pleasant:
   
1.Friday, AUGUST 19th 6-8:30pm 
*Explore local ecology on field walks in the Peaks Mill area of Franklin County
*Be introduced to basic plant identification and classification of wild plants 
*Discuss principles of traditional western medicine 
*Create a pressed plant specimen to be preserved for reference
Suggested Cost is $20
Details:  Eat your own meal and drink plenty of water before you come, only light refreshments will be provided. Call beforehand with dietary restrictions. Wear long pants and shoes for hiking in tall brush, on slippery and uneven surfaces, and up and down hills. Call beforehand with physical concerns. Bring a heavy book with which to press and take home your specimens.   

2. BEGINNING A SMALL MEDICINE CHEST WORKSHOP 
Sunday, AUGUST 21, 2-5pm
*Description above applies with a longer time frame and a focus on 10 plants we have chosen to represent a range of plant families and medicinal actions. For those interested in beginning home herbal medicine making. Our goal is to make as many specimen pages as people attend the class and to share the resulting compilation with the group in the following weeks as a lasting reference for your home use. Detailed descriptions of plant medicine for each species identified. 
Suggested Cost is $25

CALL to RSVP to one or both classes: 502-227-1743 Camp Pleasant  
Questions: Andrew (443)695-3057 or Camp Pleasant 502-227-1743(after August 16th)
ADDRESS: 1143 Camp Pleasant Road Frankfort KY 40601
DIRECTIONS: From Frankfort take 127North out of town and check the odometer at Cove Springs Park. 7.6 miles from Cove Springs turn Right onto Hwy2919/Indian Gap Road. This road takes you by the Fish Hatchery. Indian Gap dead ends in 3 miles at a stop sign, where you Turn Left onto Hwy1707/Camp Pleasant Road. Our driveway is 9 tenths of a mile on the Right, mailbox says 1143, and there is a shingle-sided barn right next to the road on your right just before the drive. Mailbox will be marked with something obvious. Allow 20-25 minutes from Frankfort.
For directions from anywhere other than Frankfort, give us a call at 502-227-1743.
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