Providing Herbal Education, Herbal Products

and Holistic Health Consultations

Wildwood Institute provides the most advanced herbal training in the Midwest. Whether your goal is to become a practicing herbalist, or simply to learn about healthy alternatives for yourself, your friends and family, our Herbal Apprenticeship program will give you the comprehensive herbal education you are seeking!

Based in Madison, Wisconsin, we also offer one-time herb classes and workshops, special events, personal health consultations with herbalist Kathleen Wildwood, and our own locally grown, pesticide-free, high quality herbal products.

All online product prices include tax and shipping.
Click here for information on Herbs Used in our Products.


Local Products Fair

Sunday, November 30 at UW-Arboretum

Wildwood Institute will be selling herbal products at this annual event. There is no charge to attend. There will be over 40 local vendors, selected through an application process. Come and purchase local and hand-crafted, small-batch products for your holiday gift needs!

Applications now closed for the fall Herbal Apprenticeship program.  We will begin taking applications for the spring 2015 semester after January 1, 2015.  Read about the Program structure and curriculum here.


Herbalism 101 - Classes at Wildwood Institute

Saturday, March 7, 10:00-4:30 pm

Herbalism is the use of plants for food, medicine or ceremony. Learn about safe and effective uses of herbs, how to identify herbs, best uses of parts of an herb, and specifics of tinctures, decoctions, ointments and teas. Gain an understanding of how Herbal Medicine is different than conventional medicine in its wisdom, language and power.

Class taught by Herbalist Jennifer Helmer. Tuition: $85. Register online.


You can order your favorite Wildwood Institute products through our online Products Store with taxes, handling and shipping charges included in the website price. That's right - the online price you pay includes all taxes and shipping charges!

Quick Calendar

Local Products Fair
Sunday, November 30, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
at UW Arboretum
Free Admission
40 Wisconsin Vendors
Herbs for Healthy Metabolism
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
6:30 - 8:30 pm
at Olbrich Botanical Gardens
$22 non-members
$17 members
Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 13, 2014
at Wildwood Institute
1:00 - 4:00 pm
15% off all herbal products - this day only!
Herbalism 101
Saturday, March 7, 2015
at Wildwood Institute
Tuition: $85
Sharp Mind - Herbs & Tools
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
at Olbrich Botanical Gardens
$22 non-members
$17 members
Earth Day Herb Walk
Saturday, April 11, 2015
at UW-Arboretum
led by Kathleen Wildwood
No charge
Culinary Herbs That Promote Health & Vitality
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
at Olbrich Botanical Gardens
$22 non-members
$17 members

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