Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary

223 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Store Hours

Monday - Saturday 10am-7pm
Sunday - 11am-5pm 

 

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Classes on Herbalism, Aromatherapy, Natural Health, Botany & More

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At Golden Poppy, education is one of our primary principles. We seek to educate and empower others with the knowledge they need to take care of their own healthy, naturally. 

Below you will find our upcoming community class list. It is also available on Facebook and via our newsletter.     

All of our classes require pre-registration so our teachers know how many people to prepare materials for.

If you would like to sign up on the day of a class, please call us to find out if there is space: 970-682-4373

Class Cancellation Policy:

If you need to cancel your paid registration for a class more than 36 hours before the class starts, we will give you a store credit for the amount you paid which can be used on either store goods or towards another class.

If you need to cancel your paid registration for a class less than 36 hours before the class starts, then no store credit or refunds will be offered as this is too close to the start of the class for us to find someone else to take your place.

Thank you again for your interest in herbs and our classes and we hope to see you soon! 


January

 

  kids immune

Immune Support for Children

Sunday January 27th at 2:00pm

The sensitive nature of our children allows them to be extremely receptive to herbal medicine! This makes working with gentle and effective herbs a perfect fit for our little ones. In this class you will learn the ins and outs of immune boosting herbs, gain confidence on how to work with teas and syrups, how to best administer them (even for the pickiest of kiddos!) and proper dosing. We will be specifically focusing on cold and flu care.

You’ll leave with an herbal immune supporting syrup that we will be making as a class.

Taught by Certified Herbalist Genevieve

Cost $25

Pre-registration is required, go here to sign up online:

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FEBRUARY

 Pulsatilla painting

Tea & Painting - Pulsatilla

Friday, February 8th at 6:30 pm

Join us for this hands-on class at Golden Poppy where you will get to sip tea and learn to paint a medicinal herb.

A twist on the Paint & Wine night’s available all over, Tea & Painting is a fun alcohol-free event where you will get to learn to paint an image while enjoying nourishing herbal tea.

This week’s painting will be of the Pulsatilla, or Pasque Flower, one of our personal favorite flowers that is special to the higher rocky mountain areas.

Previous painting experience not necessary, Art Teacher Stacy Johnson is a master at guiding you through the process to create a work of art you’ll be excited to hang on your wall. You are also always welcome to improvise and add your own flair!

All materials and tea will be provided, feel free to bring your own snacks.

Cost: $40

Pre-registration is required, go here to sign up online:

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 Sensual herbs

Sensual and Aromatic Herbs to Spice up Your Love Life

Saturday, February 9th at 2 pm

Highly aromatic plants affect us physiologically and psychologically, and can also intensify feelings of love, sensuality, passion, and aid relaxation. In this class we will talk about herbs that affect the heart, feelings of love, and warming aphrodisiac herbs to add spice and sensuality to our lives.

Each participant will leave with an herbal hot cocoa powder blend to make and enjoy alone or with your loved ones!

Taught by Certified Herbalist Brita LaTona

Price $30

Pre-registration is required, go here to sign up online:

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Winter Trees

Medicinal Trees and Shrubs in Winter

Saturday, February 9th, 2019 2 pm – 4 pm


Join guest teacher herbalist Kat Mackinnon (http://www.meetthegreen.com/katmackinnon/) for a hands-on class about the edible and medicinal trees of the Front Range.

Winter is one of the best times to go deeper with the more massive medicinal species. We’ll be going into botanical identification, medicine making, ecology, caretaking techniques, mythology and other topics inspired in the moment by the plant people.

Come connect with our herbal giants!

This class is held in just about all weather, so be sure to come bundled up and ready for a snowy romp.

Price: $30

Pre-registration is required. Please sign up online:

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MASSAGE OILS 

Massage Oil for Lovers

Sunday, February 10th 2 pm

Join us for this special Valentine’s Day themed class where you and your partner will co-create massage oils to be shared with each other.

Staff Aromatherapist Leesa Balik will lead couples in the creation of an aromatherapy massage oil designed to spark sensuality and romance.

Each couple will be able to make either 1 2oz oil together or 2 1oz oils separately.

Cost is per couple, only one person needs to sign up.

Cost $30

Pre-registration is required. Please sign up online:

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V-day rose

Partner Tea & Painting - Valentine’s Day Rose

Thursday, February 14th at 6:30 pm

Join us this Valentine’s Day for a fun partner painting class.

A twist on the Paint & Wine night’s available all over, Tea & Painting is a fun alcohol-free event where you will get to learn to paint an image of a medicinal plant while enjoying nourishing herbal tea.

This week’s painting will be of the Rose, the quintessential Valentine’s Day Flower.

You and your partner (can be a friend, lover, or your mom!) will have the option to paint across two canvases to create one image together.

Alternately you can come on your own and paint only one-half of the image...no need to bring someone!

Previous painting experience not necessary, Art Teacher Stacy Johnson is a master at guiding you through the process to create a work of art you’ll be excited to hang on your wall. You are also always welcome to improvise and add your own flair!

All materials and tea will be provided, feel free to bring your own snacks.

Cost: $40

Pre-registration is required, go here to sign up online:

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 cacao

Sacred Cacao Ceremony for Couples

Saturday, February 16th 7:30 pm

Cacao has long been considered a holy food, a food of the gods, and was originally consumed only by rulers.

It is known to enhance feelings of love and bliss when consumed, so it’s no wonder of its modern association with romance and Valentine’s Day.

This year we are offering a special evening Cacao Ceremony for couples on the Saturday after Valentine’s Day.

You will learn about the history and magic of cacao, do a cacao meditation and intention setting, take part in a heart opening ceremony with your loved one, and of course, drink cacao!

Taught by store owner, Clinical Herbalist & Nutritionist Sarah Josey

Cost $40/couple (only one person needs to sign up)

Pre-registration is required. Go here to sign up online:

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Salves

Introduction to Salve Making

Sunday, February 24th 2 pm

Come learn how to make one of the most utilized topical preparations in herbal medicine, salves.

Salves have been used for centuries as healing ointments for countless ways. They are nourishing and healing and can easily be customized for a specific purpose.  

In this class we will go over how to make an infused oil for the base of the salve and the different methods, some tips and tricks for the salve itself, and essential oils that can be added to boost its benefits.

You will go home with a complete product as well as a couple of different oil and salve recipes.

This is a demonstration class with hands-on participation.

Taught by Staff Herbalist Risa Hunter

Cost: $30

Pre-registration is required. Please sign up online:

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 Herb Club

Herb of the Month Club

Thursday, February 28th 6 pm

Join us for our very first Herb of the Month Club!

Our goal with this monthly offering is to build community around the study of herbs in an easy and accessible way.

The first club meeting will be held at the end of February, but you'll want to sign up today to hold your spot and get your materials!

Learn more here: www.goldenpoppyherbs.com/herb-club

Taught by herbalist & owner Sarah Josey

Cost: $25

Pre-registration is required. Please sign up online:

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