Events 2018

August 18:  Apple Blossom festival in Bemidji, Rail River Folk School, demonstrations and booth

Sept 29-30:  North Star Farm Tour host farm Dresow Family Farm, booth and demonstrations

October 6-7:  Fosston Fiber Festival, Clearbrook, MN booth and demonstrations

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Alethea occasionally offers classes to introduce the boreal ecosystem and its healing plants to others. If you would like a schedule of classes or would like Alethea to teach a class near you, please call 218-657-2502 or e-mail

Appointments for wellness sessions can be made by e-mail or phone. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST either at the farm or another pre-arranged location.

Rates available upon request.
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A partial list of topics available for sessions or presentations (if you don't see what you were looking for, just ask!):

  • Botanical First Aid
  • North Country medicinals (more weeds and native than garden plants)
  • Roots, Bark and Berries for Health
  • Herbal Detoxifiers:  What they are and why use them?
  • Natural Dyes
  • Medieval and Traditional Uses for Herbs
  • Holistic Care for Dogs and Cats
  • Holistic Care for Sheep and Goats
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Hands-on Classes:

  • Traditional Herbal Remedies (this includes recipes for tea, salve and tincture)
  • Plant Identification/Nature Hike
  • Natural Dyes (gather your own plants or berries for dyeing and see what you get)
  • Other topics by request