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Edible and Medicinal Plants Workshop: 23 October 2021 (Hoffman, NC)

Aberdeen/Hoffman, NC

This course will teach you the fundamentals of wild medicinal and edible plant identification and many of the most abundant medicinal and edible plants of the Sandhills. During the classroom time, you will learn botanical terminology, the identifying characteristics of common plant families, and how to forage safely and sustainably. During the practical part of the class, we will go outside to locate various plants that can be harvested for use as medicine and food, learn how to process each and any potentially dangerous look-alikes. This class is taught by herbalist and holistic health coach Kate Smith of Made Whole Herbs.

Items to bring:

  • Notebook
  • Pencil
  • Camera or phone that can take photos
  • Medicinal or edible plant guide books you like

Wear clothes and shoes you feel comfortable walking in, and potentially encountering insects, snakes, other critters, poison ivy or poison oak.

Course Time: 9am-3pm

Course Location: 158 Rushing Road, Hoffman, North Carolina, 28347

For any additional questions please email

14 and older are welcome to join with a paid seat in the class. Children without a paid seat are not permitted.

Swag, kit, and tourniquets will be available for purchase at our Pro Shop in Aberdeen, NC.

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