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Top-Ranked Women’s Herbal Conference

The seventh annual Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference will be held on June 1, 2 and 3 in Almond, Wisconsin, and registration is now open. This premier event offers excellence in herbal learning opportunities and is renowned for its high-quality instructors, food and community experience. This year’s featured speaker, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, is the author of many herbal and natural health books, including the National Geographic publication Life is Your Best Medicine. She will speak about The Greening of Medicine.

The main conference includes more than 65 workshops and presentations for the novice and the experienced herbalist. Participants will have the opportunity to choose from herbal medicine making, herbs for specific body systems, plant walks, mushroom forays, herbs for personal and/or spiritual growth, herbs for mental health and more.

In addition to the main conference, preconference workshops and immersions will offer in-depth learning experiences on specific topics, including Building Relationships with Plants; Herbs for the Endocrine System; and a Birth Doula Certification Program. The conference offers a kids’ camp and a teen program. There is a red tent space for women to gather, a marketplace, swimming, meals, archery, fire circles, an evening dance party and more.

For more information, visit MidwestWomensHerbal.com. Enter to win one free weekend pass at submit.nachicago.com/Midwest-Womens-Herbal-Conference-Ticket-Contest.

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