Please note webinar time is: 8 pm Eastern Time, 7 pm Central Time, 6 pm Mountain Time, 5 pm Pacific Time
Parents, if are you suddenly finding yourself at a home with your kids and not sure what to do with all the time you have together, or are you wanting to add some herbal lessons to your daily school schedule, join herbalist and author Kristine Brown, RH (AHG) each Wednesday evening for a live video chat on ideas to stimulate your kids’ minds while empowering them to help keep themselves healthy with herbs. We’ll discuss a variety of topics including herbal arts and crafts, gardening, herbal remedy making, cooking with herbs, and book suggestions. Each week will offer an open discussion, so bring your ideas to share.
Bio: Kristine Brown, RH (AHG) is a lifelong illustrator and lover of plants. She grew up outdoors in the woods and spent most of her free time reading books or drawing. Her herbal journey began with the birth of her first child over 2 decades ago. With the birth of her third and fourth children, she began on another journey with homeschooling which led her to create a monthly publication for children, Herbal Roots zine. This online zine combines her love of plants and illustration in a fun easy-to-learn format which has been in around for over 10 years now.
Kristine has a well-rounded practice that includes seeing clients, offering free workshops at her local library, teaching classes in her home and gardens, and making hand made goat milk soap, using milk from her own goat herd. She also travels around the country teaching classes at conferences such as the Great Lakes Herb Faire, Montana Herb Gathering, Traditions in Western Herbalism, Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference and Women’s Health Naturally! Expo to adults and children on herbalism and botanical drawing. Kristine ran the Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference Kid Camp for 4 years and headed up the kid’s camp at Green Gathering in Washington the summer of 2018.
In addition to her own publication Herbal Roots zine, Kristine has written and illustrated for various herbal and natural living publications and websites including The Essential Herbal, Natural Herbal Living Magazine, Little Acorn Learning, Rhythm of the Home, The Crone’s Gazette, Wisconsin Healer, LearningHerbs.com and Plant Healer Magazine. She is one of the educators of the Botany & Wildcrafting Course on Herbal Academy and teaches botanical illustration on outschool.com.
Her latest project: Native Medicinal Plant Awareness Journey for Children launched in late 2018 with the production of the 2019 Wall Calendar featuring the 12 spotlighted herbs for 2019.
Kristine spends her free time walking in the woods with her dog, sketching plants, observing and talking to the plants in her garden, and hanging out with her goats. She is on a mission to show everyone they have the ability to draw, if they only take the time to practice and is passionate about teaching herbalism to children as they are our future.