7Song is an herbalist, teacher, and naturalist who lives in Ithaca, New York. He is the director and main instructor at the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine and is also a founding member and practitioner at the Ithaca Free Clinic. His focus includes herbal practice, free clinic work, first aid, wildcrafting, and botany. He also spends a lot of time taking photographs of things that run, crawl, fly, or photosynthesize.


Learn to set up and use a practical home first aid kit. Discover some of the useful plant allies to have around the house and how to apply them to common household maladies. Learn about herbs such as Chaparral, Yarrow, Echinacea, and Willow, as well as different ways to prepare and use these botanical friends. The goal of the class is for participants to feel comfortable responding to general first aid needs.

Richo Cech started his professional work as an archaeologist and ethnobotanist in East Africa. Upon his return to the U.S. in 1978, he began cultivating and saving the seed of medicinal plants. Over the years, his gardens have become the basis for Strictly Medicinal Seeds, growers of organic, open-pollinated, and GMO-free seed and plants of medicinal herbs, culinary herbs, succulents, trees and garden vegetables. Richo is author of “Making Plant Medicine,” “Growing At-Risk Medicinal Herbs,” and “The Medicinal Herb Grower.”


Tour the globe through plants! Learn all about the exciting world of seeds plus practical techniques to cultivate herbs at home. Perfect for anyone looking to fill their apothecary with fresh herbs or gardeners just looking for new additions to their backyard beds.



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