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Chris Marano: Underrated Superstars 1: Native Herbs

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Date(s) - 08/04/2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Zoom Class with Chris Marano and HCOCM

Underrated Superstars 1: Native Plants featuring 3-4 Herbs

This is a series of Materia Medica Classes being taught by the popular and engaging Master Herbalist, Chris Marano of  See his biography below. In this first class, he will be going over Yarrow, Goldenrod and Purple Beebalm. Time permitting, he may add in Collinsonia. 

Each Zoom class has 90 minutes of Herbal lecture following with a 30 minute Question and Answer period.  After registration below, zoom link information will be sent to you. Recordings of your registered classes will be available to you to review at your convenience. If any class time doesn’t suit your schedule, the recordings will be provided post registration.

Chris will be concentrating on 3-4 herbs per class. You will learn these herbal properties for each herb: names (scientific and common), full description to identify the plant, the tastes, energetics, growing location and gathering times.  Chris will also explain each herbs’ constituents, medicinal uses (Chinese, Western, Indigenous traditions) cautions, contraindications, preparations and other very useful information.

Class is open to new comers, enthusiasts and to those with an herbal background wishing to deepen their understanding of Herbalism.

Each class is $40 but if you are a member of HCOCM, the class is offered at $30 with coupon.

Chris Marano’s biography:

As a teacher of human health and potential, herbal medicine, and Earth-stewardship, Chris brings over thirty years experience as a bonafide educator with bachelors and masters credentials from Columbia University (Pre-med major, Eastern philosophy and spirituality minor) and Columbia Teachers College (MA in sciences education), with over twenty and counting years teaching biology, anatomy-physiology, environmental studies and herbalism at the secondary school and university level. 

Chris is currently teaching ‘Topics in Herbalism’ in the Sustainable Foods and Living Program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst). Chris provides comprehensive, herbal-based health care for the individuals and teaches herbal apprentice programs in Western, Chinese and Native American herbs at his school in Western Mass since 2000.  


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