Chris Patton – Enjoying Native Elderberry: It’s Horticulture and Health Potential
Wednesday, May 1, 2019


Eat Your Medicine – Healing Herbs as Food with Elizabeth Heck
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Join Elizabeth Heck as we explore the many ways to eat our medicinal plants. The benefits of and when best to use herbs as food will be discussed. We will also create and eat a healthy, delicious herbal treat together.

Elizabeth Heck is an inspirational herbal educator and writer with a passion for nurturing the human/plant connection. She teaches at herbal conferences nationally as well as online with a series of courses focused on herbalism for the home. She also devotes time to honoring the plants. Elizabeth spent several years on the Board of the Minnesota Native Plant Society and as a naturalist at Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden. Additionally, she participates in plant conservation and land stewardship projects. You can find her blog and online herbal courses at


2019 NCHG Schedule (PDF)

February 6, 2019
Greg Reynolds – February Is Not Too Early to Dream About This Summer’s Garden

March 6, 2019
Aszani Stoddard – Herbal Approaches to Lyme Disease

April 3, 2019
Elizabeth Heck – Eat Your Medicine: Healing Herbs as Food

May 1, 2019
Chris Patton – Enjoying Native Elderberry: It’s Horticulture and Health Potential

June 5, 2019
Martin Bulgerin – Questions of Healing

August 7, 2019
Sonia Casey – Plant Spirit Healing

September 4, 2019
Matthew Wood – Plant walk (location TBD)

October 2, 2019
Lise Wolff – Pulse Testing

November 6, 2019
Anna Needham – Changing the Face of Clinical Prescriptions: Moving from Pharma to Gaia

December 4, 2019
Dr. John Hauser – Marijuana… Just Another Useful Herb
Plus our Annual Silent Auction




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Meeting Place:
the historic Eero Saarinen designed
Christ Church Lutheran [google map]
3244 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Enter the 1962 addition building and go down the stairs to the basement.

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