Book now and get 15% off listed prices! Offer valid until Jul 8, 2022.
  • Single w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $2,700.00
  • Single w/ensuite – CAD $2,535.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom – CAD $2,175.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $4,220.00
  • Couple w/ensuite – CAD $3,895.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom – CAD $3,560.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront – CAD $2,110.00
  • Twin w/ensuite – CAD $1,960.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,780.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,610.00
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,405.00
  • Male Dorm – CAD $1,405.00
  • Mixed Dorm – CAD $1,405.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,322.50
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $2,485.00
  • Commuter – CAD $1,245.00

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on October 7
Ends with lunch on October 12

Sample program schedule

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $675 CAD + $30 Material Fee

Campus Rates: Campus rates include accommodations, meals, Hollyhock activities, use of hot tubs and campus facilities (does not include tuition). Click here for details.

Scholarships: We believe that everyone should have equitable access to Hollyhock program experiences, and that our diverse community should be reflected in all that we do. We are committed to identifying and removing barriers to access through our scholarship program. While we strive to be accessible and inclusive to all, a limited number of scholarships are available ranging from 25%-90% of costs.

We encourage applicants from those whose identities intersect with, but are not limited to: Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, newcomers, youth, and elders.

Please apply for a scholarship within your program registration form. We ask for a 5% refundable deposit to apply. Please contact us directly if you are unable to pay this deposit.

Health & Safety: Learn more about our Covid-19 policies and procedures here.

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Earth Based Medicine

With Yarrow Willard

October 7 - 12, 2022

Awaken your inner herbalist and deepen your connection to the healing power of the natural world. 

In this program we will build a rich tapestry of tools, techniques, wisdom traditions, and energetic mapping systems that make up the fundamentals of earth based medicine. Through the lens of various holistic health traditions we will explore ways to recognize the nature of health and disease, flow and blockage, and many other corresponding relationships. We will learn to better understand the languages spoken through our senses and grown through our connections with people, place and practice.

Our time will be broken up into blocks of direct connection, group work, plant walks, mindfulness, and medicine making. All woven together with a focus on deepening connection with our path as healers and active stewards
of the earth.

As a participant you will walk away a with the herbal preparations we make in class together, and a rich understanding of various healing modalities. You will also get an in-depth medicine crafting hand-out and access to all the diagnosis maps, slides, and diagrams used in class.

Be prepared to take notes, get your hands dirty and build your confidence in your ability to heal and be healed by the world around you.

This Program will support you to:

  • Learn the language(s) that nature speaks in
  • Feel into the intelligent design found in yourself and other organisms
  • Read and recognize patterns of health and disease
  • Harvest and Process plants in an ethical and integral way
  • Make a wide variety of plant medicines and herbal preparations
  • Connect with the plants, mushrooms, seaweed and other organisms found in the pacific northwest ecosystem
  • Weave together wisdom teachings from old world herbal systems
  • Build your relationship with people, plants, and planet


$30 material fee to cover the cost of Herbal Pharmacy materials. Participants will take home the medicines we create in this intensive.


A detailed schedule will be available 1-2 weeks in advance of the program. View sample schedule here.

Terms & Conditions

You may find our terms & conditions here.

Health & Safety

Learn more about Hollyhock’s current health and safety policies here.



Yarrow Willard
Yarrow Willard (Herbal Jedi) is a second generation Clinical/Master Herbalist, residing in the unceeded territory of the Comox First Nations on Vancouver Island. He is the co-founder of Harmonic Arts, and Director of the Wild Rose College of Herbal Medicine. As an educator, YouTuber and herbal ambassador, Yarrow delivers rich and original content, focused on reclaiming health and deepening connection with the natural world. His approach to plant medicine is one of combining old world knowledge systems with modern day health needs in an innovative and digestible way. yarrowwillard.com Read my blog on Hollyhock Talks
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