Earth & Ocean Herbals 

Upcoming P rograms
Susan Clements

Autumn...the wheel turns again to a time of embracing the last harvest, preparing for the winter months ahead,  and fortifying our bodies and souls with the strengthening plants such as roo ts and mushrooms. 

Join a walk to identify the plants of September...explore the world of herbal apothecary...have some fun with making cordials and elixirs!

PLEASE NOTE: I am currently in the process of creating online registration and payment for programs via website. In the meantime, registration can be made via email and the sending deposit. Please see Apothecary Program info on registration. 


Goldenrod, wild grapes, the roots of dandelion, yellow dock, rose hips, autumn olive...important allies to know and use through the winter months ahead. 

September 23 - 10 am - Beavertail State Park, Jamestown, RI - we will meet in Lot 4

Walks $10

For private land walks, or to schedule your own group, please email for info

APOTHECARY PROGRAM - Level 1 - begins October 4

Every herbal preparation you have ever wanted to know how to make!

This four week program will provide a foundation for the herbal student to learn a wide variety of herbal preparations. Each meeting will focus on using a different medium, or menstrum,  using water, alcohol, vinegar, glycerine, topical applications and oils. Hands on experience each meeting. A collection of key herbs will also be discussed, as well as how best to stock the herbal pantry. This program is a prerequisite for anyone wanting to go deeper into the next levels of formulating, body systems, specific actions, case studies and research. 

PLEASE NOTE: This is a four week program. When registering, you are registering for entire program, not an individual class. 

PROGRAM COST: $225.00 - All materials and handouts are included

TIME: 6:30-9

October 4 -  Water as menstrum - teas, syrups; stocking pantry; fresh vs. dried herbs; two herbs tbd; hands on tea and syrup

October 11 - Alcohol, Vinegar, Glycerine as menstrum - tinctures, oxymels, elixir; two herbs tbd; hands on tincture, oxymel, elixir

October 18 - Topical Applications - compress, poultice, liniment; three herbs tbd; hands on poultice, liniment, compress demo

October 25 - Oil as menstrum - topical oils, salves; two herbs tbd; hands on oil and salve

TO REGISTER: Please send $100 deposit, made payable to Susan Clements, 330 Ten Rod Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852. Remainder of fee for program may be paid at time of our first class.


CREATING CORDIALS AND ELIXIRS - (just in time for holiday gift giving!)

September 30, Saturday - 1-3:30 pm

Oh yes...this is fun...and I have been known to create a few outstanding cordials and elixirs over the years!  Come and share an afternoon...there will be some sampling, recipes, and hands on making of a cordial and an elixir to take home. 

$50 includes all materials

Do you need support on your personal journey to wellness?

As a Community Herbalist with 30 years of experience, I have a lot of wisdom to share. A one-on-one consultation with you provides an opportunity to  co-create  a personalized plan for wellness.  Moving forward this would include herbs, as well as other types of support to possibly include supplements, diet, aromatherapy, exercise, body work, etc. 

Call 401-369-4297 for an appointment, or  email