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Sage Trainings is all about bringing interesting and worthwhile trainings to the public.  This page will grow as we receive feedback, requests and new instructors. Click on any of the classes below to get more information on the course and upcoming dates.   

We are dedicated to introducing, promoting and offering education on the age-old use of the medicinal properties of herbs. In this time of high-tech living and the stress it brings into our lives, with rising healthcare costs and a sense of dependence upon modern medicine, we feel it is prudent and empowering to step back and take a more personal interest in our health.

Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics program used on public lands. Through relevant and targeted education, research and outreach, the Center ensures the long-term health of our natural world. In its simplest form, Leave No Trace is about making good decisions to protect the world around you - the world we all enjoy. 

Hot, dirty and physically demanding — blacksmithing isn’t for everybody. But for those so inclined, learning this craft can be both rewarding and useful. Imagine the satisfaction of striking a glowing piece of metal with a big hammer against an anvil and reshaping it into the desired form. In fact, blacksmithing is so physical that it can be a great release for stress in these days of technology overload.

The word origin of ‘Primitive’ comes from prime – meaning first.  The foundation of man’s ‘first skills’ are cutting tools, cordage, and fire.  From these three tools you can start to build everything else you “need.”  -Masterwoodsman-

Pottery is one of the oldest known vessels for cooking and storing food. Before commercially processed clay and temperature controlled kilns, people had to source and filter the clay themselves and have specialized knowledge in firing the clay so that it would not be shocked and explode.