Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center & Botanical

Welcome to Sage Mountain.  Founded by Rosemary Gladstar and family over 28 years ago, Sage Mountain Retreat Center & Native Plant Preserve is one of New England’s foremost learning centers for herbs and earth awareness.

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Plant Lover's Journeys

Join Rosemary Gladstar & Friends for an inspirational & joyful journey to the natural, sacred and mystical green sanctuaries and gardens of the world

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The Online Course

Considered by many to be one of the finest home study courses on herbalism available in this country, The Science & Art of Herbalism offers a comprehensive overview of herbalism and prepares the student to competently and effectively use herbs for home health care. It’s an excellent introduction for the beginner/intermediate herbalism student.

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Founded by Rosemary Gladstar and family over 28 years ago, Sage Mountain Retreat Center & Native Plant Preserve is one of New England’s foremost learning centers for herbs and earth awareness.

Plant Lover's Journey to Costa Rica

With Rosemary Gladstar and Jane Bothwell
November 10 – 19, 2016

*Traveling is an organic process and changes to the schedule may arise.

Along with Rosemary and Jane, your guides will include Stephen Brooks and Sarah Wu from Punta Mona Center for Sustainable Living and Education.  They will be offering workshops in tropical first aid, rainforest plant energetics, and rain forest ecology.  Throughout our trip, Stephen and Sarah will inspire us with their knowledge of local food, culture, Ethnobotany, permaculture and natural history of Costa Rica. http://puntamona.org/ . We will also have the wonderful opportunity to meet with several other amazing plant lovers as we journey through Costa Rica.  Pura Vida!

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Plant Lover's Journey to Ireland

Spring Time on the Beautiful & Magical Emerald Isle
May 14  to 24, 2017

Join Rosemary Gladstar & Donna Winston for an inspirational & joyful journey to the natural, sacred and mystical sites of Ireland.   Considered to be one of the ‘most beautiful countries in the world’, Ireland’s charm is legendary.   From its abundance of mystical and ceremonial sites, to its ‘little people’, to the endless display of herbs and lush green countryside, Ireland invites, enchants, and plays on the imagination.   We’re delighted to invite you to join us on this special journey as we explore the depths of Ireland getting to know the local flora, learning from organic herbalists and farmers, and experiencing the sacred sites.   Our excellent guide & host, Christopher Gambatese, is also an herbalist.   We will visit ancient stone circles on isolated hillsides, explore primordial forests with local herbalists, hear the legends of the fairy folk told by famous story tellers, and, of course, for those who fancy, listen to traditional Irish folk music with Guinness in hand at the local pubs.

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Online Course

$375/Three Year Online Access
  • Considered by many to be one of the finest home study courses on herbalism available in this country, The Science & Art of Herbalism offers a comprehensive overview of herbalism and prepares the student to competently and effectively use herbs for home health care. It’s an excellent introduction for the beginner/intermediate herbalism student. For the more advanced student, it provides an excellent review and a solid foundation upon which to build their own studies. Lessons are written by Rosemary Gladstar.
  • Emphasizes a practical “Hands on” approach to herbalism.
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The 'Classic' Printed Course

$375
  • The “Classic” Printed Course is recommended for those who prefer to read and work with printed material. Little has changed in the printed course from when Rosemary first wrote it. It remains true to her style; practical, easy to read, and always inspiring. Students may either send their lessons in to review by mail and/or by email. Once your lessons are received, your teacher reviews them, and the corrected assignment along with any additional comments are mailed to the students.
  • Includes three year time frame to complete the course with an optional plan available if longer time is necessary.
  • Emphasizes a practical “Hands-on” approach to herbalism. 
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