Wild Plant and Mushroom Wander @ Ananda Ashram w/ Dan Farella

Join Dan for an insightful walk around the land to demystify the “wall of green” surrounding us. He will teach you to identify many plants revered in the herbal traditions for healing ailments, as well as how to forage for nutritious wild food directly from the land. We will sample the wild plant wonders Nature guides us to, and focus on methods to use and prepare them. Gain the skills and confidence necessary to utilize the countless organic, fresh, local and free plant resources Nature continually provides.

$20 Suggested Donation

Bring a camera and notebook for recording the plants we find.

RSVP Required, email: [masked]

Dan Farella is a Forager, Herbalist, and Musician dedicated to working with Nature to further the healing of the planet and the soul. Dan teaches through Return to Nature (http://returntonature.us/), which provides classes in foraging, making medicinal products from wild herbs, fire making, and survival in the wild. He also makes and sells wild herbal products, teaches music, yoga, chanting, and meditation.

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Subscribe to Return to Nature’s YouTube channel to see Dan in action: http://www.youtube.com/user/ReturntoNatureSkills

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  • Jennifer P

    wish I could come....last min. thing came up. Sorry, next time.

    November 24, 2013

  • Shae

    Are well-behaved dogs welcome?

    November 23, 2013

    • Dan

      Sure :)

      November 23, 2013

    • Shae

      Great!

      November 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I came across some birch trees with Chaga growing on them (birch mushroom), i think. Care to comment? www.chagamushroomguide.com

    November 23, 2013

  • Manny :.

    what kind of Wild Plant and Mushrooms are available this time of the year?

    November 22, 2013

    • Dan

      There are too many to list! We will have to wait and see what we find =)

      1 · November 22, 2013

  • Karina

    Mushroom at this time of year?

    November 21, 2013

    • Dan

      Mushrooms are mostly dependent on rain.
      I have found fresh delicious oyster mushrooms in January with ice on them. There are many medicinal and utilitarian polypores that grow over the cycle of many years. These are just a few examples of what is possible.

      November 22, 2013

  • Jennifer P

    What if I can't afford the $20 right now? Can I still attend?

    November 18, 2013

    • Sachiko G.

      Yes

      November 19, 2013

    • Dan

      Hey Jennifer, it is on a sliding scale for those who need, but please email [masked] to let us know what's up. Thanks!

      November 19, 2013

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