Seed Starting 101
Feb
24
1:00 PM13:00

Seed Starting 101

In this afternoon workshop with Gradey Proctor, we will explore the art of cultivating plants from seed.  All participants will leave with seed trays all planted out as well as seed packets to get a head start on their medicinal garden!

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Mushrooms: Between the Seasons
Oct
29
10:00 AM10:00

Mushrooms: Between the Seasons

The fungi finally are up and fruiting!  On this mushroom hunt with Gradey Proctor, we will cover the ecology of fungus, identification traits, and tips for locating the right situation for a successful hunt. If all goes well, we’ll discover some edible and medicinal delights to bring home!

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Invasive: The Stories of Non-Native Plants
Sep
24
9:30 AM09:30

Invasive: The Stories of Non-Native Plants

This day long hike with Gradey Proctor is part of the Signal Fire series, Reading in Place. On this hike we'll be exploring what we can learn from non-native plants about how best to behave in our adopted homes. We will consider how non-native plants overtake, assimilate, or support their kin. Prior to the hike, participants will be reading a selection from Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

 

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Plants of the Siskiyous Camping Adventure
Jun
1
to Jun 4

Plants of the Siskiyous Camping Adventure

Join Gradey Proctor for an amazing adventure in the Siskiyou bioregion – hands down the most botanically diverse area in the west!  Spend three nights camping and four days exploring this wild and scenic land, covering botany, wildcrafting, medicine making, and working with plant identification keys.  This will be an unforgettable experience!

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Hawthorn Harvest: Medicine of the Heart
May
17
10:00 AM10:00

Hawthorn Harvest: Medicine of the Heart

Join Missy Rohs on a field trip to discover the magic and medicine of the hawthorn tree.  We'll talk about the energetics of this much-loved plant ally, explore the medicine of the edges, and taste hawthorn's healing powers.  Then we'll make a powerful hawthorn elixir together for each student to take home and enjoy!

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Crash Course in Botany: A Fundraiser for Bark
May
4
to May 5

Crash Course in Botany: A Fundraiser for Bark

Join Gradey Proctor for this two-part class on the basics of botany (Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm and Friday 9am-5pm). In Thursday's classroom session, Gradey will take us on a tour of the terms and tools one needs to properly identify plants. On Friday, students will put their new knowledge to work on Mt. Hood. This in-depth botanical training is a fundraiser for Bark.

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Plants & Place in the Gorge
Apr
7
to Apr 21

Plants & Place in the Gorge

This series is for folks looking to gather some botanical basics and a better understanding of the amazing plant communities of the Pacific Northwest. Gradey Proctor will start out teaching some botany fundamentals to give you the tools to learn the parts of the plant and to identify plants in the future. We'll explore the unique ecology of the Gorge and uncover how to read the landscape via the plants.

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Spring Tonics
Feb
25
3:00 PM15:00

Spring Tonics

Join Missy Rohs to learn about foods and herbs that support bodies during the transition from winter to spring. We'll talk about cleanses, mineral-rich infusions, and medicinal vinegars. At the end of the class, you’ll take home a jar of your own tonic spring vinegar.

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Concoct a Love Potion
Feb
10
6:00 PM18:00

Concoct a Love Potion

Make a delicious, personalized love liqueur with Missy Rohs using common ingredients found at your local grocery store. Along the way, we’ll learn about the sensual properties of each plant. At the end, you'll take your own concoction home to enjoy either solo or with someone special.

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Make Your Own Bath Salts
Feb
4
3:00 PM15:00

Make Your Own Bath Salts

Create your own bath salts with herbalist Missy Rohs using common ingredients found at your local grocery store. We’ll learn about medicinal properties of different bath components, like what ingredients stimulate the immune system, soothe the skin, and calm the nerves. We'll make some bath salts and take away jars to enjoy at home.

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Herbalism in the Home
Feb
2
to Feb 23

Herbalism in the Home

This fun, hands-on series taught by Missy Rohs is aimed at those who want to incorporate healing herbs into their everyday life. Emphasis is on the practical, accessible, useful, and fun. Each day, we'll make a different herbal product and learn about an array of medicinal plants.  You may register for the series, or for just one day.

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Herbalism for Social Justice: a series
Jan
18
to Feb 1

Herbalism for Social Justice: a series

Missy Rohs will be teaching this three-class series focused on herbalism in the context of social justice, starting with Your Medicine Can Be Free!, then moving on to Herbal First Aid, and finishing with Emotional Care for the Long Haul. These classes are perfectly suited for activists and others who are curious about herbalism and want to know ways to use mediinal plants in their everyday lives. Come for one class or all three!

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Make Your Own Cough Syrup
Nov
18
6:00 PM18:00

Make Your Own Cough Syrup

Join herbalist Missy Rohs to learn how to create natural cough syrups with simple ingredients found at your local grocery. We’ll make an immune-system boosting, throat-soothing blend called Super Syrup and other concoctions. Bring home your own delicious syrup in a mason jar.

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