Medicinal Plants of Maine

Instructor:  Steve Byers

  • Tuesday, August 7, 2018
  • 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
  • Morning snack, bring a bag lunch
  • Bring your camera

Have you ever wondered about which plants growing in your backyard are edible, medicinal, or poisonous? Would you like to gain confidence in understanding how to identify plants and learn the most common edible and medicinal plants? Then this is the class for you. The class will be led by local herbalist, Steve Byers, who will take the class on a backyard medicine walk on the Little River Trail and spend the rest of the day in the classroom exploring the medicinal qualities Maine’s most common plants. Please bring a camera is you would like to catalog the plants and covered.

Steve Byers is a Clinical Herbalist who runs the Herbal Medicine Wellness Clinic in Belfast. He is committed to helping our community track down lost traditional wisdom and meeting it with the most up to date research about plant medicine. Steve is trained in Western Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and our local plant botany.