On this journey, Gradey Proctor will introduce us to the wonders of forests and meadows high on Mt. Hood, where the trees give way to beautiful medicinal plants. Expect to learn some botany, wildcrafting tips, and perhaps do a little foraging on our hike!
This two-part class with Gradey Proctor will to delve deep into identifying and working with the carrot family or Apiaceae, which contains potent medicine, food, and poison. Thursday afternoon from 1pm-6pm, class will meet in Portland to review basic botany and learn the traits for the carrot family. On Friday from 9am-6pm, class will take a field trip to meet the many different members of the carrot family.
Field ecologist Gradey Proctor will discuss meadow landscapes and the unique variables that create these habitats. Participants will meet a stunning array of rad plants that call these openings home. Along the way, we will talk about botany, herbalism, and wildcrafting.
Join Gradey Proctor for this fun class on the basics of botany. Gradey will take us on a tour of the terms and tools needed to properly identify plants, then students will put their new knowledge to work on Mt. Hood. This in-depth botanical training is a fundraiser for Bark.
Due to the high demand for the Gardening for Medicine program, garden wizard Gradey Proctor is offering a Gardening for Medicine Mini-Series! Join Gradey to explore the permaculture principles of garden design, discuss when and how to gather medicinal plants, and learn key gardening and herbal medicine-making techniques.
Join Gradey Proctor to explore the unique botanical playground that is the Columbia River Gorge. This series is for folks with some basic botanical background who want to expand their skills, as well as folks new to plant ID. We’ll also discuss the edible and medicinal uses of our diverse native flora.
Join community herbalist Missy Rohs for a day of first aid skills, herbal allies, emergency assessment tools, and real first aid kit talk.
In this workshop, we will explore the art of cultivating plants from seed. Gradey Proctor will show some of the tricks of the trade from his work growing plants at the Medicine Garden nursery. All participants will leave with seed trays all planted out as well as seed packets to lay the foundation of their medicinal garden!
Join Gradey Proctor for a class on some common medicinal plants that are easily grown in Northwest gardens. We will discuss the healing properties of medicinal plants and some ways in which these garden herbs can be processed for medicine. This free class will be held at Portland Nursery, 5050 SE Stark.
Want to give your immune system a boost this winter? Join community herbalist Missy Rohs for an in-depth look at medicinal plants that can ward off colds and ‘flus and keep you well through the season. This free class is held at Portland Nursery at 9000 SE Division.
On this short hike with Gradey Proctor, we will learn to identify medicinal trees and shrubs by their twigs, check out the dead stems of last year’s flowering plants, and catch a few early bloomers too. We will discuss botany, medicinal uses, ecology, and wildcrafting along the way.
In this workshop, Missy Rohs will cover holistic strategies to combat colds. We’ll go in depth with at least half a dozen plant allies and make a cold kicker syrup together!
Join Missy Rohs to learn about the array of aromatic medicinal plants that can be used to support winter wellness. These healing herbs — many of which are found in your garden or your kitchen — can support the immune system, promote respiratory health, and even alleviate seasonal affective symptoms.
Join Missy Rohs as we delve deep into the world of self-care through medicinal plants, learning about tools to support the emotions, the nervous system, and the heart. This is a four-week series; students can register for one class or all classes.
Join Gradey Proctor for an exploration of the underground world of the plant, the root! We will explore a half dozen medicinal plants by going through their medicinal uses, different ways of making root medicine, the botany of underground structures and most importantly, how to do all this while keeping our plants thriving.
Join mycology geek Gradey Proctor for a day in the forest exploring both autumn and winter mushrooms. We'll cover the ecology of fungus, useful identification tips, and helpful off-trail navigation techniques. Participants will hunt edible and medicinal delights, hopefully collecting some delicious delights to bring home!
Join mushroom lover Missy Rohs for a fantastic foraging adventure! We'll start the day by demystifying mushrooms, then we'll roam the forest in search of edible fungi to take home for dinner. Along the way, we'll check out the amazing medicinal plants that inhabit the forest alongside our fungal friends.
Join fungophile Gradey Proctor for a day in the forest exploring the world of mushrooms. We'll cover the ecological functions of fungi, useful identification tips, and how to locate the right ecology for a successful hunt. Participants will hunt edible and medicinal delights, hopefully collecting some tasty treats to bring home!
This two-part class with Gradey Proctor will to delve deep into identifying and working with the carrot family or Apiaceae, which contains medicine, food, and poison. Thursday evening from 4pm-8pm, class will meet in Portland to review basic botany and learn the traits for the carrot family. On Friday from 9am-6pm, class will take a field trip to meet the many different members of the carrot family.