Start your journey into the herbalism with us in this brand new online program

Our complete online course guides you through the viriditas arcana(the green path), with videos, assignments, live office hours, and unique ways to learn about holistic, socially and environmentally responsible herbalism.

  • Lessons on common ailments and how to approach them holistically with herbs

  • Built for budding herbalists with unique needs, who may feel resistant to online learning

  • Bundled with our Recipes for Resistance Course, teaching both traditional and modern remedies including recipes

  • Bundled with our Materia Medica Course that goes in depth with over 90 herbs

  • Downloadable EBook and WorkBook

Coming soon this Fall 2020!

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Director, Founder, Lead Instructor

Nicole Telkes

She believes strongly in herbal medicine being “the people’s medicine” and enlists her students and any interested parties in fulfilling her goal of putting “an herbalist in every home.” As a deep ecologist, she focuses on “weedcrafting” bioregional native and naturalized medicinal plants in herb practice. She has a great passion for the green path and education. Nicole has taught classes and presented at conferences and symposiums including The Native Plant Society of Texas Symposium; The American Herbalist Guild National Symposium; Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference, International Herb Symposium, and the Moonflower Herbfest She has provided Clinic Support for WTO Seattle, Common Ground Health Clinic and a Sundance Clinic and has been published in Earth First! Journal, Plant Healer, and AHG Newsletter. In 2016, she founded a chapter of Herbalists without Borders for the school. She was a founding member of the Traditions Not Trademark Campaign to Free Fire Cider and won a 4 year federal court battle proving genericism and returning the term back to the herbal community. Nicole is the author of the book the Medicinal Plants of Texas. To schedule an appointment or obtain herbs from Nicole, please contact her through her here or go to