We strive to honor the ecology of place as we grow food, medicine, and community. We practice and teach a lifeway that connects humans with the earth and its many life forms.
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Upcoming Workshops & Events
Cool Herbs for a Hot Condition: a summertime introduction to Chinese Medicine & energetics – Sunday, Aug 9, 2:30 – 5:30 pm
Many ancient systems of healing are based on energetic principles that can be observed in nature, and also intuitively experienced in our bodies. We will spend the afternoon exploring these energetic aspects of healing from a Chinese Medicine perspective. By the end of class you will be prepared to utilize this energetic framework as you chose foods and herbal medicines to support you during the summer season. For a full class description & to register click HERE.
Remembering Our Connection to Place: mushroom identification & collection, making mushroom medicine (part 3 of 4) – Sundays, Aug 23, Aug 30, Sept 6, 2:30 – 5:30 pm
This twelve week series is divided into four sections that include three classes each. The second section of the series will focus on mushroom identification, collection, and making mushroom medicine. The basic premise of this course is to offer people an experience that deeply connects them with the wild landscapes around them. Most of our time will be spent on walks through different ecosystems, identifying and discussing the importance and utilization of various plants, trees, mushrooms, and other forms of being. We will also be exploring how to have a mutually beneficial relationship with the ecosystem we are a part of. There will be occasional awareness exercises to help us bond with nature, as well as with each other. To view complete descriptions of each part of the series and to register click HERE.
Fermented Foods for Beginners – Tuesdays, Sept 15, Sept 22, Sept 29, Oct 6, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
This four week course offers an introduction to the liberating practice of making simple home ferments. Fermented foods have a long history of use in cultures around the world as a means of preservation, as well as to enhance the nutritional value of foods. We will cover various live culture ferments, including milk kefir, water kefir, kombucha, & sauerkraut, that can be easily prepared at home without the use of specialized equipment. For a full description & to register click HERE.