Crash Course with the Carrot Family
Aug
23
to Aug 24

Crash Course with the Carrot Family

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.

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Mushrooms: The Hunt Is On!
Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

Mushrooms: The Hunt Is On!

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!

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Mushrooms: Between the Seasons
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Mushrooms: Between the Seasons

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!

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Crash Course in Botany: A Fundraiser for BARK
May
16
to May 18

Crash Course in Botany: A Fundraiser for BARK

Join Gradey Proctor for this two-part class on the basics of botany (Wednesday, 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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Free Herbalism Project
May
6
12:00 PM12:00

Free Herbalism Project

The Free Herbalism Project is an interactive community event with botanically inspired lectures from experts in the field, live music, vendors and plenty of free organic herbal tea!  Missy Rohs is thrilled to be a featured herbalist this spring, alongside Thomas Easley.

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Weed Witches! Spring Wellness Workshop
Mar
4
10:00 AM10:00

Weed Witches! Spring Wellness Workshop

Join Missy Rohs for a grounding day full of medicine-making, cooking, and fun!  We'll talk about spring wellness and nourishment strategies, focusing on nutritive herbs for vitality and cleansing.  The day will be part hands-on medicine making, part cozy classroom learning, and part sharing food and knowledge together.

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Medicinal Herbs
Feb
25
1:00 PM13:00

Medicinal Herbs

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.

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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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Spring Tonics
Feb
18
11:00 AM11:00

Spring Tonics

Green things are just starting to peek out from the ground! Join Missy Rohs to learn some basic info about weeds, garden plants, and nutritious foods to support bodies through the transition from winter to spring. This free class is held at Portland Nursery at 9000 SE Division.

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Stress Less! Emotional Wellness Workshop
Feb
11
10:00 AM10:00

Stress Less! Emotional Wellness Workshop

Join Missy Rohs for an empowering day full of medicine-making, cooking, and fun!  We'll talk about emotional wellness and self-care strategies, focusing on herbs for anxiety, sadness, and frazzled feelings.  The day will be part hands-on medicine making, part cozy classroom learning, and part sharing food and knowledge together.

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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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