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Growing Medicinal Plants: How to Cultivate a Vibrant Herbal Medicine Garden from Roots to Seeds – CANCELED

January 22, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Growing Medicinal Plants: How to Cultivate a Vibrant Herbal Medicine Garden from Roots to Seeds – CANCELED


We regret to inform you that we are canceling our Growing Medicinal Plants workshop this afternoon. Our presenter is ill today and unable to lead the class. 

We are working to refund all ticket buyers via your original method of payment. Due to the high volume of refunds, we appreciate your patience with us as we work to get everyone their money back. If you do not receive your refund by Jan. 25, please contact us so we can look into this for you.

Unfortunately we are unable to reschedule this class but we will offer it again next year.

In the meantime you can look into these other classes presented by Amy Kousch:


Medicinal Plants and Living Soil with Amy Kousch of Berchta Botanicals

at Golden Poppy

Jan. 29


Seeing Soil: Agroecology + Medicinal Gardens

at Gardens on Spring Creek

Feb. 4

Amy will also present classes at the Hawthorne Tree in Cheyenne on Feb. 12 and the Golden Poppy on Feb. 26 although it doesn’t look like those ones are posted yet.

Thank you so much for your understanding and we apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.

Presented by Amy Kousch


  • Date: Sunday, January 22
  • Doors: 2:45 pm
  • Class: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Tickets: $18
  • Food & drinks will not be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.


Course Description:

Amy Kousch, head grower and owner/operator of Berchta Botanicals (Northern Colorado’s only specialized medicinal plant nursery and farm school), presents this course on growing medicinal plants.  Attendees will learn how to cultivate medicinal plants in their own gardens through science-based and engaging instruction. 

Participants will learn about living roots systems of medicinal plants and how to incorporate these subterranean communities into their own landscapes in practical ways. Students will explore the fascinating world of medicinal plant science from the perspective of seed science. We will learn practical medicinal plant information and engage in hands-on seed-starting techniques as well as dive into the science and art of designing a backyard garden that will serve as a pharmacy for you and your family’s needs. We will cover scenario planning, site and soil considerations, individual needs, and agroecology. Attendees will leave with resources to help them grow!


Presented by Amy Kousch:

Amy Kousch has been farming beyond organic herbs, flowers, and vegetables for a decade in both Colorado and New England. Having owned and managed several diversified operations, she founded Berchta Botanicals three years ago as a medicinal plant nursery, herb farm, and research and education center. Along with propagating native, at-risk, and geographically far-flung plant medicine, Berchta Botanicals serves the community as a medicinal plant cultivation education center.  Amy has a Bachelor’s degree in natural resources and a Master’s degree in agricultural sciences with a concentration in sustainable agriculture education from Colorado State University. Amy strives to help plant lovers connect to the wellness that they desire via working with soil, seeds, and plants. Learn more at berchtabotanicals.com.


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Important class details (Please read carefully)

COVID-19 Policy

This workshop is planned based on the current health and safety guidelines issued by the Larimer County Health Department and the Colorado Department of Public Health. 

  • Masks are not required but are encouraged
  • We will space out seating as best we can to allow for appropriate social distancing.
  • Please stay at home if you are feeling sick or demonstrating any symptoms of COVID-19 or any respiratory illness the day of the presentation or have recently been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. We will happily refund your tickets.


Click here for a list of all our 2023 Winter Workshops

Originally published on December 8th, 2022. Updated on January 22nd, 2023.


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