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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.