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Schedule

12th Annual Midwest Women's Herbal Conference
"Germinating Regenerative Wisdom"
Featuring Keynote Speakers:

Robin Rose Bennett, Linda Black Elk, Rev. Judith Laxer
and Opening & Closing Ceremonies led by Venice Williams
May 26-28, 2023 • Almond, WI
*Please note: Schedule is subject to change!*
Pre-Conference Events
3-Day Immersions (Tuesday 5/23 through Thursday 5/25):

9:00am-5:00pm | Celtic Herbalism with Heather Nic an Fhleisdeir

9:00am-5:00pm | Fermentation Camp with Linda Conroy

2-Day Immersions (Wednesday 5/24 & Thursday 5/25):

9:00am-5:00pm | Backpack Basket Weaving with Sue Preuss

9:00am-5:00pm | Women's Bodily Autonomy with Mary Lou Singleton

3-Hour Workshops (Thursday 5/25):

6:30pm-9:30pm | Tree Divination Using the Ancient Celtic Ogham Alphabet Ellen Evert Hopman
6:30pm-9:30pm | Breaking the Spell: Transforming Relationships with Cornelia Cho

 
3-Hour Workshops  (Friday 5/26):

7:15am-8:15am | Sunrise Yoga
8:00am-8:45am | Breakfast

9:00am-12:00pm | Sacred Rituals for Healing with Robin Rose Bennett
9:00am-12:00pm | Eat Your Medicine: Incorporating Medicinal Plants into Your Diet - Linda Black Elk
9:00am-12:00pm | Nature Formulating Techniques and Practices Heather Nic an Fhleisder
9:00am-12:00pm | Spellcasting with Herbs with Rev. Judith Laxer
9:00am-12:00pm | Botanical Art with Tonya Lemos

9:00am-12:00pm | Wise Woman Support for Fertility, Pregnancy, Birth & Breastfeeding Mary Lou Singleton

Main Conference

Friday, May 26

10:00am-1:30pm | Arrival and check-in
12:30pm-1:30pm | Lunch (if you pre-purchased it when you registered)
2:00pm-3:00pm | Welcome and Opening Gathering
 with Venice Williams
3:45pm-5:15pm | Workshop Session 1
6:00pm-7:00pm | Dinner
7:30pm-9:00pm | Keynote: Embodying Love through Reconnecting with the Earth – Self-Care as a Radical Act with the Help of our Plant Allies Robin Rose Bennett
9:15pm-11:00pm | Evening Activities

Saturday, May 27

7:00am-8:00am | Morning Activities
8:00am-8:45am | Breakfast
9:00am-10:30am | Workshop Session 2
11:00am-12:15pm | Keynote: We Take Care of Each Other: Practicing Radical Reciprocity  Linda Black Elk
12:30pm-1:30pm | Lunch 
1:30pm-3:30pm | Free time Activities 
4:00pm-5:30pm | Workshop Session 3
6:00pm-7:00pm | Dinner 

7:30pm-9:00pm | Saturday Evening Follies: Join in on the fun and be a part of a theatrical production consisting of satirical skits, songs, and dances. Hosted by Rev. Judith Laxer (some might call this a talent show, but it is so much more!!)

9:15pm-11:00pm| Evening Activities

Sunday, May 28

7:00am-8:00am | Morning Activities

8:00am-8:45am | Breakfast

9:00am-10:30am | Workshop Session 4

10:45am-12:00pm | Keynote: Letting Ourselves Off the Hook with Rev. Judith Laxer

12:15pm-1:15pm | Lunch 

1:30pm-3:00pm | Workshop Session 5

3:15pm | Closing Gathering with Venice Williams 

Register 

Registration for  the Midwest Women's Herbal Conference is
NOW OPEN! Register today.

Learn more about Pre-Conference Events

Ready for a deep dive into topics taught by knowledgeable teachers? Come for a pre-conference workshop or add one or more pre-conference workshops on to your weekend experience!

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