Workshop with Phyllis D Light ~ March 11 ~ Meridian

Phyllis D Light: 4th Generation Herbalist & Healer

Phyllis D Light: 4th Generation Herbalist & Healer

Please join me in welcoming Phyllis D. Light, MA, Herbalist back to Mississippi! This time we shall gather in Meridian for the workshop.

Date: March 11, Wed
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Meridian, MS (see DIRECTIONS below)
Cost: $35+paypal fee ($1) => make sure to register (info is below) to reserve your spot

“Phyllis devotes herself to building a bridge between traditional knowledge and modern-day science; to help hold sacred the traditional herbal and healing knowledge that has been handed down for generations while embracing the relevant scientific knowledge of today.”

This workshop will be Part 1 in a two-part series on The Basics of Southern Folk Medicine. Phyllis, a 4th-generation healer from Southern Appalachia, is one of the few remaining practitioners of this type of medicine. A combination of Native, African, and European folk traditions, Southern Folk Medicine is America’s only surviving traditional herbal lineage.

Phyllis will go over the frame-work of Southern Folk Medicine as well as some of the assessment tools used when working with a client.. She will discuss key southern plants and herbs as well as core principles of the tradition. It is sure to be an engaging and informative evening!

All are welcome to join: those new to herbalism, seasoned herbalists, and medical professionals.

Sparkling water and snacks will be provided.

Read more about Phyllis D Light in this Mother Earth news article or visit her website.

You can also visit the Facebook event page for more information.

TO REGISTER: send $36 via paypal money transfer to sweetgumsprings@gmail.com; write in the description of the money transfer, “Phyllis D Light”

Or, send a $35 check written to “Sweet Gum Springs Apothecary” to Lindsay Wilson, 318 Central Ave, Starkville, MS 39759

DIRECTIONS: 3588 Causeyville Road, Meridian, MS 39301 => If you are coming into Meridian from the North, take Causeyville Road exit off of HWY 45 S. Turn left off the exit and go under the hwy. You will see a Chevron station on the right. Go past it and you will to a field with a white barn and house up the hill on the right. The road will incline and you will see a yellow curve sing. Slow down as you will turn right onto a dirt road in the curve. You will see signs leading you to the barn where the workshop will be held.

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