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Fall 2012

Celebrating Women & Plants
The 8th Annual Southeast Women’s Herbal Conference honors the Wise Woman Tradition
Press Release Contact Information:
Lee Warren
Program Coordinator
Southeast Women's Herbal Conference
17 Benchmark Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Voice: 828.669.1014
Email: Contact Lee
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Black Mountain, NC – Women from across the Southeast will gather SEWHCOctober 12-14 at Lake Eden in scenic Black Mountain, NC, for this annual tradition of earth-based healing, local plants, and deep nourishment—back for it’s 8th year. With over 900 women in attendance last year, this conference is now a strong annual tradition in the Southeast. Local teachers talk on herbal education, do-it-yourself medicine, women’s empowerment, nourishing foods, spirituality, sexuality, and more.
The weekend is designed for women to learn, connect, and deepen into the SEWHCWise Woman Tradition, the most ancient of all healing paths with a lineage of granny healers, midwives, and family medicine. This tradition uses the familiar, seasonal, and fun to make healthcare accessible, inexpensive, effective, and safe.
This year’s Special Guest is Aviva Romm, MD, herbalist and midwife. An extraordinary teacher and a highly respected expert in botanical medicine, childbirth, and women’s and children’s health, Aviva practiced as a homebirth midwife and herbalist for over 20 years before becoming a Yale-trained MD. She is the author of the now classic books, The Natural Pregnancy Book and Naturally Healthy Babies and Children and the more recent, award-winning book Botanical Medicine for Women's Health.
Join women from across the Southeast a they begin to create a regenerative and life-centered approach to health. In the words of a 2011 participant: “There is nothing that can compare to the powerful energy that is created when a large group of beautiful women get together to celebrate life.”
The cost for the conference is $295 with additional costs for meals, lodging, and intensives. Continuing education credits for nurses are available. 
The conference is sponsored at the highest level by Red Moon Herbs with additional sponsorship by the Laurel of Asheville, Whole Foods, Natural Awakenings of Western NC, Natural Awakenings of Knoxville and Chattanooga, Fun Things to do in the Mountains, Natural Awakenings of Upstate, SC, Western NC Woman, French Broad Food Coop, Mt. Xpress, BioBusiness Center & Lab, Ingles, Flagpole,, Frontier Natural Products, Traditional Medicinals, The Weston A. Price Foundation and United Plant Savers.  877-SEWOMEN.
Southeast Women's Herbal Conference
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A weekend dedicated to the Wise Woman healing, local plants, & deep nourishment.
Red Moon Herbs and SE Wise Women • 17 Benchmark Rd • Black Mountain, NC 28711
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