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Posted 3/19/2015 9:45am by Andrea or Matthias Reisen.

The earth is a part of us, we walk on her every day. It provides us with each breath we take, every ounce of nourish needed. Come learn the essentials to take care of her and yourself. Experience rituals you can do to recognize, realize and honor your connection to Mother Earth and its importance.

The plant spirits are our connection to the earth, they share with us how we can heal ourselves and our community. What knowledge can we gain from working with essential oils and there origins. We will share this and much more as we journey into the relationship we share with the earth.This information is timeless, it comes from our ancestors and it is our responsibility to share it with our family, community and society.

Cost: $495 per weekend Class size is limited, payment in full before first class.

$200.00 refund or credit towards product at end of the four classes.

Study kits $50.00 extra for each class includes 5 essential oils and 5 herbs.

Each class will include experiential hands on learning, plant walks and ID, salve making, tincture making, tea blending, aromatherapy blending, distillation of hydrosols

Summer June 26-27 2015 Plant ID, growing and planting, labyrinth walk, distillation, flower essence, blending teas, sweat lodge, pray bundles.

Fall October 31  &Nov. 1, 2015  Plant ID, Harvesting and Drying, Essentials oils for Healing, Roots, Syrups,fire cider vinegar Dream Pillows (which herbs and oils are best for dreaming and sleeping) prayer arrows

Winter January 16 & 17, 2016 Wassling, herbal cosmetics, lip balm, body scrubs, essential oils for winter health, pipe ceremony.

Spring April 23 & 24 2016 Tree medicine, essential oils and herbs from the standing people. Self -Care Therapies, De-Barking of trees, distillation and Sweat lodge

Posted 11/12/2014 10:15am by Andrea or Matthias Reisen.
Posted 7/8/2014 10:32am by Andrea or Matthias Reisen.

The Gift of Healing Herbs, is a gift to all of us from Robin Rose Bennett. An herbalist with decades of experiences, working with the plants on all levels, listening to their stories and sharing the stories, and healing ways with all of us two legged. The herbal remedies contained within the pages of this book have been time tested with excellent results. Her book is thoughtfully laid out for easy reference, her recipes are easy to follow and some are downright fun. The book is a joy to read and use, we are all grateful to Robin for sharing her years of experience with all of us. We are so pleased to have this book on our bookshelf.

Andrea Reisen
Healing Spirits Herb Farm and Education Center




Posted 6/14/2014 10:07am by Andrea or Matthias Reisen.

Summer Wild Mushroom and Herb Woods Walk Seminar

Meeting at Healing Spirits Herb Farm & Education Center in Wallace, NY

Tuesday July 1st, 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM (Meet at 5:00 PM) 61247 NY 415, Avoca, NY 14809
(607) 566-2701
Cost: $35 if you reserve a spot ahead of time, $40 at the door

Hosts: Matthias & Andrea Reisen from Healing Spirits Herb Farm, and Steve Galbreth from Willow Harvest Organics.

As part of our “Woods Walk” Seminar Series, this year’s summer edition will focus on teaching participants the techniques to accurately identify the edible and medicinal wild plants and mushrooms that grow in our area during the summer months. Matthias and Andrea Reisen from Healing Spirits will be focusing on the plants, while Steve Galbreth from Willow Harvest Organics will be your mushroom guide. We will meet at Healing Spirits Herb Farm in Wallace, NY, and carpool from there to a nearby area of woods along the beautiful FingerLakes Trail for our hike. Participants are encouraged to bring a camera and small notepad to document our finds and key identifying characteristics. We also recommend that you bring water and maybe a snack for the hike, as we will likely be in the woods for a couple of hours. Even though we will hope for a cool breezy afternoon, please dress appropriately as it will likely be warm, and there may be a few hungry mosquitoes around. After the hike, we will return to Healing Spirits for refreshments and a final question and answer session.

Learn to Identify Edible and Medicinal Wild Mushrooms and Herbs Common During the Summer Months 

Posted 3/11/2014 1:42pm by Andrea or Matthias Reisen.

March 20th 10-6pm

Cost is $150/person


Come to the farm and learn how Healing Spirits does it.

Planting, harvesting and even drying medicinal herbs the Healing Spirits way!

Posted 3/11/2014 1:36pm by Andrea or Matthias Reisen.

Hosts: Matthias and Andrea Reisen

Guest Host: Steve Galbreth

You will be leaving from here and returning here after

Ever look at some plants and wonder if it would be edible or not? Here is your chance to find out. This walk will allow you to ask questions about several plants and mushrooms. By the end of the hike you will likely know which mushrooms you can eat. Many other plants are edible as well such as the dandelion and the highly loved fruits such as blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries. It is harder to tell which plants are edible without significant identifying features like a well known berry. Remember to dress for the occasion and remember that in New York the weather seems to change every five minutes. After the hike you will return to warm mushroom soup and cookies.


Date: TBD

Posted 3/11/2014 1:16pm by Andrea or Matthias Reisen.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 10-4pm


The theme this year will be "Herbal Celebrations: Parties, Picnics, and Fetes in the Herb Garden" 


Yvonne Allen, Owner and Innkeeper

Halcyon Place Bed and Breakfast

11 Maple Lane, Campbell, NY 14821


Posted 3/11/2014 1:01pm by Andrea or Matthias Reisen.

Posted 1/3/2014 12:34pm by Andrea or Matthias Reisen.

Febuary 7th 6-8pm

Early Bird registration $35

After Feb 1st $40


These are some of our favorite time honored winter recipies, they are both preventives and remedies. Most create heat and warmth in the body. This helps to eliminate congestion and the Yin (cold) types of imbalace.

We will be making vinegars, syrups, teas, oils, and foods!

Class Instructors, Andrea Reisen, Suzie Wigger, & Hilary Slayton


Call 607-566-2701 or stop by Healing Spirits Herbs to register 

Posted 12/30/2013 10:44am by Andrea or Matthias Reisen.

NOFA-NY January 24th thru the 26th


NOFA-NH Febuary 1st thru the 2nd


Northeast Womans Herbal Conference August 22nd-24th


Mid Atlantic women's Herbal Conference October 4th and 5th 


International Herb Association July 18th thru 20th Toronto Canada 



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