Guest instructor Blanca S. Villalobos will lead this workshop in reclaiming your dream world as an act of spiritual resistance and connecting with plants as a way to begin your relationship to your dreams.
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.
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!
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.
Missy Rohs is delighted to be teaching again 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Missy Rohs for a day full of medicine-making, cooking, and fun! We'll talk about winter wellness strategies, focusing on herbs to keep warm and boost immunity. The day will be part hands-on medicine making, part cozy classroom learning, and part sharing food and knowledge together.
Register now for the Herbalism & Ecosystems program! Our flagship course, taught by Gradey Proctor & Missy Rohs, is a fantastic way to dive into identifying plants, making medicine with them, and using them effectively as remedies and allies.
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.
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.