Apr
5
10:00 AM10:00

Ancestral Herbology, LLC OPEN HOUSE

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The new office and home are completed! Meet Wakeman’s new community herbalist, Mary Colvin RH(AHG) to learn more about the services she offers. Enjoy a tour of the new space for Ancestral Herbology, LLC while enjoying some drinks and snacks!

There are two time slots today: 10am-1pm, and 4pm-7pm

Consultations scheduled on this day receive a 30% discount! Only $87.50 (Regular $125)

Getting Started with Herbs (6 week series) sign-up by this day special $180 (Regularly $210). Tuesday night classes begin on May 7th, and Friday night classes begin on May 10th

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Haven Hypnosis Wellness Fair
Apr
7
9:00 AM09:00

Haven Hypnosis Wellness Fair

I will be joined by other practitioners and vendors promoting wellness this day to the public. If you are in the area and would like to meet me, please come by. I will be offering mini consultations in 15 minute increments for $15 each. Sign up sheet on the table. Fill in more than one time spot if more time is desired.

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Earth Day walk and Celebration
Apr
22
5:30 PM17:30

Earth Day walk and Celebration

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Celebrate Mother Earth today with a walk in nature! Hear the beautiful sights and sounds of the woods in the quiet settings of Wakeman, OH. We will gather in a circle and share our individual offerings of gratitude with meditation, music, and gifts of thanks. Bring a small token for Mother Earth if you desire!

*Wear appropriate weather related clothing for the outdoors and boots

A $5 donation for refreshments is welcome

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Apr
26
5:00 PM17:00

Spring returns Herb Walk

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Now that Spring has returned, take a walk to explore our native and non-native herbs growing in our area. Walk with Mary Colvin, RH(AHG) through the woods and near the East branch of the Vermilion River to discover and learn identification of numerous local herbs. Bring a notebook or journal and your cameras.

*Time could go over

*Recommend waterproof boots, hiking sticks if needed, and weather related clothing.

*There are hills to climb and descend, so only for those physically able.

Registration required. Send payments to: https://www.paypal.me/ancestralherbology or pay at the door.

Cost is $40

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Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

Spring returns Herb Walk

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Now that Spring has returned, take a walk to explore our native and non-native herbs growing in our area. Walk with Mary Colvin, RH(AHG) through the woods and near the East branch of the Vermilion River to discover and learn identification of numerous local herbs. Bring a notebook or journal and your cameras.

*Time could go over

*Recommend waterproof boots, hiking sticks if needed, and weather related clothing.

*There are hills to climb and descend, so only for those physically able.

Registration required. Send payments to: https://www.paypal.me/ancestralherbology or pay at the door.

Cost is $40

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May
4
1:00 PM13:00

Preparing Spring Flower Essences

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Springtime brings new growth and the opportunity to start collecting blossoms to prepare your own flower essence. Flower essences can be very beneficial to the spirit and our emotional well being. Journey with Mary Colvin RH(AHG) to connect with two very special plant allies: Violet and Apple. We will sit with each plant individually and journal our thoughts while the flower essence is being prepared. Each participant will leave with their own 1oz bottle!

Cost is $30

Registration required. Send payments to: https://www.paypal.me/ancestralherbology or pay at the door. Only 10 spots available!

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Getting Started with Herbs
May
7
5:00 PM17:00

Getting Started with Herbs

Welcome to Getting Started with Herbs! This six week course meets weekly and will cover basic terms an herbalist uses, harvesting techniques, herbal preparations made in the kitchen or home, twelve local herbs and their uses, and how to apply them. Each class will highlight two local herbs with a hands-on demonstration of making medicine with each. Take home recipes, information, and a sample of the herbal preparation made in class. Classes are held on every Tuesday from May 7, 2019 to June 18, 2019.

Cost: $210 (Receive $30 discount if signed up by April 5, 2019)

Registration required. Send payments to: https://www.paypal.me/ancestralherbology

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Getting Started with Herbs
May
10
5:00 PM17:00

Getting Started with Herbs

Welcome to Getting Started with Herbs! This six week course meets weekly and will cover basic terms an herbalist uses, harvesting techniques, herbal preparations made in the kitchen or home, twelve local herbs and their uses, and how to apply them. Each class will highlight two local herbs with a hands-on demonstration of making medicine with each. Take home recipes, information, and a sample of the herbal preparation made in class. Classes are held on every Friday from May 10, 2019 to June 21, 2019.

Cost: $210 (Receive $30 discount if signed up by April 5, 2019)

Registration required. Send payments to: https://www.paypal.me/ancestralherbology

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Holistic Health Fair
May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Holistic Health Fair

St. John UCC’s Healing Ministry and Thrive Tribe 419 podcast sponsor this Holistic Health Fair that will include many vendors and healing practitioners in the community of Defiance, Ohio. They will have vendors, classes, and different healing arts rooms available. There will also be door prizes where I will be offering a free full consultation valued at $125! I will be in one of the healing rooms offering mini consultations at $15 for each 15 minute session. I will be using facial and tongue evaluation along with other assessment approaches to determine your body’s individual needs for optimal health.

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Jun
8
9:00 AM09:00

Plant Spirit Intensive

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This day is to connect with plants using our senses, writing, and imagination. Learn how to approach the plants for help and hear what they have to say. We will share our messages together while enjoying the company and medicinal benefits of our plant allies. A lunch will be provided for each participant . This is an opportunity to meet new people and empower each individual to trust their senses.

Cost: $60

Registration required. Send payments to: https://www.paypal.me/ancestralherbology

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Mulberry Creek Herb Fair
Jun
23
10:30 AM10:30

Mulberry Creek Herb Fair

The annual Mulberry Creek Herb Fair is a favorite of mine and I look forward to speaking about “Making Medicine with Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme”. This session, I will discuss the best ways to extract these herbs for medicine, some of the different applications used, and how they can help each of us. There will be opportunities for tasting and sampling of my preparations.

Come join the Herb Fair this year and see the many vendors, sit in on classes, visit the greenhouses, or sample the cuisine!

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Soothing Herbs for Irritation
Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

Soothing Herbs for Irritation

Join Mary Colvin of Ancestral Herbology to learn about demulcent/emollient herbs that can alleviate irritated tissue and inflammation. Find out how each of these herbs work to heal and repair tissue and how to prepare them yourselves. Each participant will leave with a handout and recipes to make at home

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Essential Oils or Whole Herbs:  Which to use and why?
Nov
3
1:00 PM13:00

Essential Oils or Whole Herbs: Which to use and why?

Join Certified Aromatherapist, Connie Yarab and myself for this educational class on when to use essential oils or whole herbs and why. We will talk about the benefits of each and their appropriate uses. Lunch will be provided and only cost $30 for each participant! Bring your notebooks, your enthusiasm, and your appetites!

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The History and Use of St. John's Wort
Jun
24
3:00 PM15:00

The History and Use of St. John's Wort

This day is all about Saint John and the herb named after him.  Discover the benefits of this Medieval herb and how to identify it!  Traditional and modern uses of St. John's Wort will be discussed with a full demonstration of making the infused oil.  A sample of the oil will be sent home with each participant.

Cost:  $25.  Minimum of 4 participants

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Mulberry Creek Herb Fair
Jun
24
10:30 AM10:30

Mulberry Creek Herb Fair

Join Mulberry Creek and countless other vendors and speakers for this year's Herb Fair!  I will be speaking about "Herbal Allies for Entertainment" which will show you multiple herbs as medicine for use during the planning, executing, and after hours of your special occasions!

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Using Spring Herbs for Medicine
May
19
1:00 PM13:00

Using Spring Herbs for Medicine

This is the time of year to begin harvesting nature's gift of medicine.  Come join me to learn some herbs you can harvest and how you can prepare them.  I will demonstrate making a chickweed salve and a succus using cleavers.  You will leave with a sample of each.

Cost:  $25 each.  Registration is required with a minimum of 4 participants.

 

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30 minute Consultations
May
6
11:00 AM11:00

30 minute Consultations

I will be offering 30 minute consultations for individuals wishing to meet with me, but cannot do a full consultation.    I only offer these a few times a year! The 30 minute consultation consists of a full intake filled out by the client before the appointment, a 30 minute meeting with me where I will be able to do a facial, tongue, and pulse evaluation, and a recommendation list that will be sent to the client based on that individual's need for better health.  There are only 8 spots available and they will fill up fast.  Please schedule your appointment as soon as possible.

Cost:  $35

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Jan
20
1:00 PM13:00

Simple Steps to Becoming an Herbalist

Have you ever wanted to learn more about herbs and natural healing?  Are you unsure of where to begin your training?  Are you concerned about the cost of learning?  Join Clinical Herbalist, Mary Colvin and learn simple steps you can take on your own to learn the basics of herbalism and leave here with some basic knowledge to get started on your journey!   Cost is only $20 per person!  Leave here with inspiration to get started along with some beneficial handouts for future reference.

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Oct
14
2:00 PM14:00

How to Make Your Own Bitters

If you are experiencing any number of digestive discomforts, or want to help your digestive system run smoothly, join Mary Colvin to find out why we need digestive bitters in our diet and how you can make your own.  Learn the different food and herbs that fall into this category and the different ways you can incorporate them into your life.

Please register early since seating is limited.  Cost is $20 per person and includes a demonstration and sampling of bitter formulas.

Go to the contact page for registration.

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Oct
7
12:00 PM12:00

Health Food Plus

Do you have your own questions about herbs?  Are you interested in beginning your own natural health regimen?  Come see me here at Health Food Plus!  I am here to answer your questions, set up appointments, and sign your copy of my book, "Grow and Harvest Ten Medicinal Herbs in Your Backyard" available for purchase. 

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Sep
23
10:30 AM10:30

Mulberry Creek Herbs Garlic Fest

Join me to learn the many medicinal benefits of garlic at the annual Garlic Fest held at Mulberry Creek Herb Farm!  I will discuss the uses of garlic and how this kitchen staple helps many common ailments along with its dietary benefits.  I will demonstrate how to make your very own fire cider for winter health, and you will leave with a recipe to try yourself at home.  Come and enjoy the fall weather, vendors, food and classes at this beautiful local farm!  It is held from 10am - 5pm.

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Mar
31
6:00 PM18:00

How to Start Your Own Medicinal Herb Garden

Join me at Its Your Journey, 4750 Cleveland Rd E, Huron, Ohio44839.  I will show you how easy it is to grow your own medicine!  Learn what herbs grow in this area, how to grow them, and how they are used medicinally.  I will also have my book, "Grow and Harvest Ten Medicinal Herbs in Your Own Backyard" for sale and will be happy to sign it for you before you leave.

Cost: $15.00 at the door

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Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

How to Start Your Own Medicinal Herb Garden

Join me at:

Domonkas Branch Library, 4125 E. Lake Rd, Sheffield Lake, OH 44054

  We will discuss native and European herbs that can be started in your own backyard!  Find out how to grow them, where they grow best, how to harvest, and how to use them medicinally.  You will learn about ten herbs to be used for many different ailments.  I will also have my book, "Grow and Harvest Ten Medicinal Herbs in Your Backyard" for sale and will be happy to sign it for you before you leave.

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Mar
11
12:00 PM12:00

Book Signing and Questions

I will be at Health Food Plus, 1212 Hull Road, Sandusky, Ohio44870 to answer any of your questions.  I will also have available my book, "Grow and Harvest Ten Medicinal Herbs in Your Backyard" for sale and I will be happy to sign it for you before you leave.  Now is the time to bring your gardening and herbal questions!  See you there!

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Mar
7
6:30 PM18:30

Herbal Preparations

Understand how herbs are prepared for medicinal uses.  Combine this knowledge with how herbs work for you, and you have the basis to begin in herbology.  This class will teach you the different preparations, how to decide which one to use, and how to utilize them. 

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Nov
1
6:30 PM18:30

Plant Allies for Relaxation

Come join me at:

Ehove Career Center, 316 Mason Rd W, Milan, OH44846

Cost: $20

  Is stress consuming your life?  Do you feel anxious, tense, overwhelmed, or have a hard time going to sleep?  There are many conditions caused by stress and instead of looking for remedies to control the symptoms, we will talk about remedies and protocols to heal the cause.  We will discuss mamy plants that can benefit you; as well as other healing modalities.  You will leave feeling empowered to help yourself!

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