Foundations of Herbalism - Individual Classes

  • September 6 - November 15, 2023
  • The Shoals Center

    909 Morningside Drive
    Wilmington, North Carolina 28401
Ticket Price $0.00-$49.00 This event is now over

Each class will cover an in depth exploration of the uses and benefits of the specific herbal extract and 3 medicinal herbs that extract well using that method. After the course, students are expected to be competent and confident in working with a variety of medicinal herbs and extracts. 

Week 1: September 6th - Herbal Infusions, Teas and Decoctions

Week 2: September 20th -Herbal Infused Oils

Week 3: October 4th - Tinctures and Glycerites 

Week 4: October 18th - Syrups and Honey-Based Extracts

Week 5: November 1st - Salves

Week 6: November 15th - Herbal Vinegars 


Registration and Tuition 

  • Early Bird Registration : 
    • Paid in Full Registration through August 15th: $275
  • Entire series, paid in full after August 15th: $289  
    • Paid In Full students must be registered before September 6th
  • Individual Classes: $49 per class



We do not offer refunds, but your registration may be transferred to another person. 

Date & Time

Sep 6 - Nov 15, 2023

Venue Details

The Shoals Center

909 Morningside Drive
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401 The Shoals Center
Gray Cat Botanicals


About us



Kathryn Sisler Waple

Certificate in the Fundamentals of Herbalism from Appalachian School of Holistic Herbalism; Apprentice with Corinna Wood of Red Moon Herbs;

BA in English from UNCW, certificate in High School Education

Kathryn Waple is an herbalist who has been working with plants for more than 15 years. Her passion is in teaching people about how to use and grow medicinal herbs safely and easily for the benefit of the whole family. She teaches classes on growing, harvesting and using medicinal herbs.

"Learning about herbalism and natural/alternative health is a form of community activism. I think it is a crucial part of bringing people together. I would like to infuse the local community with a sense of responsibility and support for individual health. Being able to heal yourself is an empowering act that lays a foundation for the ability to heal your community."

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