Crash Course with the Carrot Family
Aug
22
to Aug 23

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 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.

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Meadows! Field Trip
Jun
12
9:00 AM09:00

Meadows! Field Trip

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.

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Traditional Roots Conference
May
17
to May 19

Traditional Roots Conference

Missy Rohs is excited to be teaching at the Traditional Roots Herbal Conference in Portland, OR this year! Traditional Roots is about bringing the people’s medicine back to the people, drawing on clinical tradition and modern scientific research.

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Gardening for Medicine: The Mini-Series
May
8
to Jun 5

Gardening for Medicine: The Mini-Series

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.

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Use Your Weeds!
Mar
3
11:00 AM11:00

Use Your Weeds!

It’s March and the dandelions are everywhere! Join weedy plant lover Missy Rohs for a look at some of our most common garden weeds and how we can learn to love them. This free class is held at Portland Nursery at 9000 SE Division.

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Seeds! From Saving to Sowing
Feb
23
1:00 PM13:00

Seeds! From Saving to Sowing

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!

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Medicinal Plants
Feb
10
1:00 PM13:00

Medicinal Plants

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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Aromatic Herbs for Winter Wellness
Nov
17
11:00 AM11:00

Aromatic Herbs for Winter Wellness

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.

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Medicinal Roots
Nov
3
11:00 AM11:00

Medicinal Roots

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.

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Mushrooms: Between the Seasons
Oct
26
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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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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Herbal Soaks & Steams
Sep
21
6:00 PM18:00

Herbal Soaks & Steams

Whether you’re looking for an inexpensive indulgence or homegrown healing, herbal soaks and steams are easy and enjoyable! Missy Rohs will talk about different herbs and spices that can be used in these luxurious treatments and then we'll try them out ourselves.

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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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