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!
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.
Missy Rohs is honored to be presenting at the Traditional Roots Conference in Portland, OR this year! The conference draws on clinical tradition and modern scientific research to offer the best of both worlds.
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 Missy Rohs to learn about foods and herbs that support bodies during the transition from winter to spring. We'll talk about cleanses, mineral-rich infusions, and medicinal vinegars. At the end of the class, you’ll take home a jar of your own tonic spring vinegar.
In this afternoon workshop with Gradey Proctor, we will explore the art of cultivating plants from seed, get our hands dirty, and take home our own potted seeds!
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.
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 healing herbs and some ways in which these garden plants can be processed for medicine.
Learn about herbs to support our bodies in the transition to spring, then make your own spring tonic! This class is held at Portland Nursery (Division).
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.
In this class, Missy Rohs will introduce you to a number of weedy and prolific medicinal plants, covering how and why to use them. We'll sample some teas and tinctures and leave with ideas for how to work with medicinal plants on a tight budget.
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 Missy Rohs to learn how to make fire cider, a delicious and aromatic vinegar that promotes health during cold and flu season. Learn the medicinal properties of everyday herbs, make your own medicine, and take it home in a mason jar!
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!
Join community herbalist Missy Rohs for this low-cost class learning to make “fyre cider,” a delicious and aromatic vinegar that promotes health during cold and flu season. We'll cover the medicinal properties of everyday herbs, and you'll make your own cider and take it home in a mason jar.
Join Gradey Proctor for a mushroom foragin adventure! Learn the techniques of harvesting, tricks of mushroom identification, and more.
Join Missy for a fantastic foraging adventure! We'll start the day with an introduction to mushrooms -- what they are, the roles they play in the forest ecosystem, and what to look for to identify them. Then we'll roam the forest in search of edible fungi, and, if we're in luck, we'll harvest tasty mushrooms to take home. Along the way, we'll check out the amazing medicinal plants that inhabit the forest alongside our fungal friends.
Learn about herbs to smoothe the transition from the carefree days of summer to the cozier months. This free class is held at Portland Nursery (Division)!
Join Gradey Proctor for a day east of the mountain on a gentle stroll through the High Desert, surrounded by medicinals like Sagebrush, Juniper, and Mugwort. We will be using storytelling, illustration, and intuition to gain new insights into these fabulous plants and the place they call home.
Join Gradey and astrologer Jaysen for a special neighborhood herb walk that will combine common northwest plants grown right in Portland, with the relationship those plants have to the signs and planets.
Come camping in one of the the most botanically diverse area in North America! Spend four days exploring the magic of this wild and scenic land, covering botany basics, wildcrafting, medicine making, and working with plant identification keys.
The Medicine Garden's Open House will include free garden tours, herbal vendors, and hundreds of medicinal plant starts for sale!
In this advanced botany series we will explore the botanical playground that is the Columbia River Gorge. This series is for folks with some basic botanical background who want to expand their skills. Classes will be held on the three Fridays in April.
On this short hike we’ll learn to identify medicinal trees and shrubs by their twigs. A few early bloomers might be out, too!