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.
On this short day-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.
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.
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!
Join 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.
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.
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 this hike!
Missy Rohs is delighted to be teaching at the Good Medicine Confluence (formerly known as Traditions in Western Herbalism) in Durango, CO this year! Good Medicine's focus is on empowering as well as informing and promoting herbalism as the people’s medicine.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Join Gradey Proctor as he teaches basic concepts of botany. In this hands-on class, we will be dissecting flowers to learn their basic anatomy, their role in producing the food we eat, and a greater appreciation of the intricacies and interconnectedness of life.
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.
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.
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.
On this short day-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.
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!
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.
With cold and flu season just around the corner now is a great time to create some herbal strategies. Join Gradey for a brief overview of how the respiratory system works and the basics of herbal energetics. We'll make a tasty cough syrup for each participant to take home!