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Our Next Event:
May 8, 2024

TOPIC: Herbs & Astrology


LOCATION:  The Good Acre, 1790 Larpenteur Ave W, Falcon Heights, MN 55113

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SOCIAL TIME: 6:30 pm


Description: Join a fascinating talk exploring how the ancient wisdom of plants converges with the cosmic dance of the stars. We’ll delve into the energetic qualities of herbs and their alignment with astrological principles and explore the interplay between heavenly bodies, human bodies, and earthly herbs to offer a unique perspective on health and wellness.

Laura Shaw

Laura Shaw

Instructor bio:
Laura is an energy shift expert who helps her clients get unstuck and into the flow of life. In search of the keys to healing, Laura slept in a cave in Tibet, breathed for 45 minutes in ice water, and walked on fire seven times without being burned. She is Master and Teacher of Unlimited Body and Unlimited Breath, an Advanced Practitioner of Flower Essences, and a certified Western Herbalist. She studied Tarot, Hellenistic Astrology, and holds a Master’s degree in Human Development from St. Mary’s University. Laura has practiced for over 25 years and teaches both locally and nationally. Laura is the author of the book, Unveiling Tarot; 78 Catalysts for Personal Awakening.

ZOOM is AVAILABLE for VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE: Click the link below to watch via Zoom.

Monthly lectures are from 7:00 to 8:30PM. There is a suggested donation of $5, but the lecture is free for members. You can join or donate HERE.


Guild Plant Swap coming May 15!

Join us for a fun evening at Lake Monster Brewing in St Paul to share plants from our gardens, seedlings or splitting some of your plants. We’ll reserve a table. Look for a sign with NCHG!

WHEN: May 15 at 5:30PM
WHERE: Lake Monster Brewing
550 Vandalia St #160,
St Paul, MN 55114

Don’t forget to bring a sweater. It can get cold this time of year.

Lise Wolff will be teaching at The Good Medicine Confluence this July!

July 10-13, 2024 in Durango, CO.

You can find out more HERE.

Summer Plant Walks

This summer, join herbalist Emily Pearson Ryan in South Minneapolis parks for a series of casual medicinal plant walks. This will be a chance to identify plants that are new to you, and to learn a bit more about plants you know already. We’ll peek, smell, and taste the plants we encounter throughout the walk, and may have an opportunity to harvest as we go too.

Dates/Locations for the walks:
Wednesday, May 22nd – 6:30-8:00pm ~ Coldwater Spring

Tuesday, June 25th – 6:30-8:00pm ~ Lake Nokomis

Wednesday, July 17th – 6:30-8:00pm ~ Powderhorn Park

Tuesday, August 27th – 6:30-8:00pm ~ Coldwater Spring

Cost: $15-45 per person (sliding scale) or $50-150 for the 4-walk series.

Pre-registrations are appreciated and assure that the walks will go on as planned. Drop-ins are very welcome!

For more details and sign up:

2024 Schedule
The 2024 schedule is now complete.  You can also find more information HERE.

Please note:

  • Events at The Good Acre will include a Tea & Social before each meeting from 6:30-7pm.  Presentations will follow, starting at 7pm.
  • All events held at The Good Acre will also include a virtual option.
  • For all off site events, times and locations vary.
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About the NCHG Board of Directors:
The NCHG Board of Directors is comprised of elected representatives of the membership. The BoD’s duty is to act on behalf of the membership to see that the mission of the organization, as stated in the by-laws, is carried out, and that the organization is financially sound.

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