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We are pleased to have the opportunity to offer you a special course this summer:

The Wisdom of Nature with Matthew Wood
Aug. 26 - Sept 02, 2017

Matthew Wood

Matthew Wood was born in 1954.  He spent the first two years of his life on a remote Indian reservation in the Florida Everglades.  Although he does not speak Muskogee he does not consider English to be his first language.  He had a great deal of trouble learning to translate his thoughts into English.  The study of astrology gave him a vocabulary with which to express his thoughts, which followed intuitive patterns rather than cause-and-effect rationalism.  He had his first experience of the 'living Nature' at age 10, while attending First Day School at the Northern Half Yearly Meeting of Friends in Wausaw, Wisconsin.  He was raised a Quaker and has been a student of Nature Wisdom since he was 13 years old.  
From the age of 2 onwards Matthew was raised in Minneapolis, where he attended public school and the University of Minnesota.  He graduated with a BA, major in history, in 1986.  Matthew began practicing herbalism at Present Moment Herbs and Books in 1982.  He has been in private practice since 1990.  "I remember what it was like before our field was invaded by all these know-it-all scientists and doctors who have never used herbs began to tell us how herbs worked.  That was before the very fabric of herbalism was warped by modern commerce."  In 2003 he completed a Master's Degree in Herbal Medicine at the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine, accredited by the University of Wales, one of the largest accrediting bodies in the world.  
From 1992-2005 Matthew lived at Sunnyfield Herb Farm in Minnetrista, Minnesota, seventeen acres dedicated to herbs and herbal teaching.  He now lives in the tiny burg of Martell, Wisconsin, across from the Rush River, in a 157 year old log cabin.
Matthew Wood is the author of six books on herbal medicine and is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild.
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The course begins on August 26th at 13:00 and ends on September 2nd at 14:00
Class is limited to 20 participants!

The seminar will be held in English

Hof Drei Hunde Nacht
Münchweiler 8
66687 Wadern OT Münchweiler

About the farm:
Hof Drei Hunde Nacht (three dog night) is located in the beautiful northern Saarland: Several people live at the farm which is also home to the company DHN natural products for dogs and the holistic practice (veterinary) of German author and herbalist Swanie Simon.
We have quite a few animals at the farm, many rescues, so you'll surely come into contact with some dogs, cats, horses and goats.
The sleeping arrangements are clean but simple with shared bath, shower and WC.
We have a lovely herb garden at the farm and lots of wild herbs in the area.

You can see more of the farm and it's occupants here:

We have the following accommodations at the farm:
3 double rooms
1 single room
1 camper for 2 people
1 gypsy wagon with a mattress for 1 person
You can also sleep in a tent, we have a few at the farm for visitors.

Rooms will on allotted at a first come, first serve basis.


For those who wish to stay at our farm:
790,00 Euro incl. script and meals/beverages/snacks as well as sleeping quarters for 7  nights
For those camping at the farm - 750,00 Euro incl.
script and meals/beverages/snacks

For those staying at hotels:
650,00 without meals incl. script
680,00 lunch only, incl. script

Please let us know if you are a vegetarian or have special dietary needs.

A deposit of 200,00 Euro is necessary to reserve your place in the course.

For international travelers - you are welcome to come early and stay a few days longer. We can pick you up at the train station in Merzig Bahnhof, Germany anytime before August 1st at 12:00. Closest Airport is Luxembourg Intl. Airport


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