Heartstone Center is an education & retreat center devoted to nourishing the essence of life in ourselves and on the Earth. The center provides a location for a variety of services, including retreats, supported councils, adventures, workshops, gatherings, and ceremonies. Their Herbal Apprenticeship Program is offered annually over 6 weekends between May & October. This program offers an in-depth foundation for the life-long journey of becoming a practitioner of herbal medicine. They also offer half-day and full-day workshops that provide informative and fun-filled learning in an aspect of herbal medicine.
The Bramble Collective is a group of three Ithaca, NY-based herbalists who dreamt of bringing accessible, sustainable medicine to their community. They are a retail store with bulk herbs & spices, medicine-making supplies and locally hand-crafted products. Bramble is also a community space offering herbal health consultations, a lending library, classes and events.