Level I: Herbal Foundations

Level I:

Herbal Foundations Program



It is your birthright to know how to use the plants growing around you…

Starting October 2014: 8-month (125 hour) Herbal Foundations Program in Austin, Texas,
with herbalist Ginger Webb.


Primary Instructor Ginger Webb’s classes are full of both scientific and traditional knowledge, as well as experiential and intuitive learning of herbal wisdom. She is passionate about connecting people with herbs, and is fully dedicated to empowering a generation of new herbalists and furthering the craft of herbalism.

The 8-month (125 hours) program includes Sunday classes (some indoors, some outdoors, scheduled as the seasons change), Monday night apothecary hours, and a camping trip weekend.

The course includes lectures, experiential learning, medicine making, botanical field identification, plant families, wild harvesting, intuitive plant meditation, chakras, and a holistic perspective on human physiology and wellness. It also includes apothecary hours, a weekend retreat of wild-harvesting and medicine making, a special project of your own choosing, and the opportunity for personal herbal mentoring with Ginger.


Full Tuition for the 8-Month Program: $1679; earlybird discount of $1579 is available through August 31st. A non-refundable deposit of $279 will save your place. Space is limited, so please make sure and sign up early.

TUITION covers all classes, field trip entrance fees, a wealth of handouts, and all herbs consumed in class. It also includes most of the ingredients used in apothecary hours (with the exception of alcohol and fresh herbs purchased from farmers). Individual camping expenses not covered by tuition.

FULL TUITION is DUE by September 30. Payment plans may be available; processing fees apply. All payment plans require a signed contract between the student the Sacred Journey School to ensure full payment if the student were to drop out for any reason.

ADDITIONAL EXPENSES: Some books will be required for the course. Also, the tools of a wildcrafter and for medicine making will need to be purchased or acquired over the course of the first few months. This includes clippers, jars, alcohol, etc.


Classes in the 2014-2015 Program begin in October 2014. Regular Sunday class meets approximately every other Sunday, October 2014 through May, from 11am – 4:30pm (outdoor class times likely to vary depending on time of year). Classes meet in central Austin (with one or two exceptions). Apothecary hours are approximately once a month (sometimes more) on Monday evenings, typically the Monday after class.

October 19
November 2
November 16
December 7
December 21
January 4
January 18
February 1
February 15 [guest teacher; location TBA]
March 1
March 8
March 29
April 10-12 WEEKEND TRIP
April 26
May 3
May 17
May 24


“[Ginger] is an awesome teacher.  She’s very laid back but yet also organized in the way she presents material.  It’s easy to follow her and she is extremely knowledgeable.  She’s very good at meeting each student at where they are, never impatient or condescending when people ask basic questions.  She teaches from a very intuitive perspective and places much emphasis on getting to know plants vs memorizing data.  I really like her style of teaching.” — Sandy, former Sacred Journey School student, Spring 2013, Dripping Springs, TX,

“Ginger is the most fun, ever.” –Jennie, former student, Austin TX


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