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The Yarrow School of Collective Wellness is an herbal education and community wellness outreach program in The Columbia River Gorge with a focus on liberation and access for all people.

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Botany For Herbalists

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Botany for Herbalists Friday, February 8th, 6pm to 830pm in Hood River $30 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Scholarships available For questions and to register text Keath Silva at[masked] People with all levels of herbal knowledge welcome from novice to advanced! We will start our evening with a hands-on tour of the terms and tools one needs to get to know the plants. Or shall we just say, Botany! Then we’ll apply these new insights to see how they help us properly identify our plant friends and navigate plant ID books. We’ll also explore the practical side on how this understanding can help us harvest medicine in a sustainable way. ABOUT OUR TEACHER: Gradey Proctor is a botanist and ecologist who has spent years studying the flora and fungi of Oregon's forests. Growing up in a place without intact ecosystems, Gradey fell hopelessly in love with the Northwest upon his arrival in the '90s. His longing to develop a sense of place has driven his passion for protecting wild spaces and sustainably wildcrafting medicinal and edible plants -- and he loves supporting his community by teaching others to do the same. Gradey teaches primarily at the Arctos School Of Herbal and Botanical Studies, runs a medicinal plant nursery called the Medicine Garden, and works with Bark, a nonprofit that advocates for and protects the Mt. Hood National Forest. When not hanging out with plants he loves rockhounding and camping with his kiddos, Scarlet and Madrone. ABOUT THE YARROW SCHOOL OF COLLECTIVE WELLNESS: The Yarrow School of Collective Wellness is an herbal education and community wellness outreach program in The Columbia River Gorge with a focus of liberation and access for all people.

Handling Emergencies Well- Herbal First Aid and First Responder Skills

Handling Emergencies Well: Herbal First Aid & First Responder Skills Saturday, Feb. 23, 12-5pm Register on this site or via paypal to [masked] other payment options available- text[masked] If you pay pal please also text to let us know you registered Join community herbalist Missy Rohs for a day of first aid skills and herbal allies. We’ll start out with learning the most important assessment tools to know if you’re the first person on the scene in a medical emergency. Together, we’ll practice them and talk about the different options available to us in emergent situations. For the second half of the class, we’ll focus on first aid kits, honing in on herbal remedies that are useful in first aid situations. At the end of the class, students will feel more comfortable stepping up in medical emergencies and more knowledgeable about healing plant allies. Missy Rohs is a community herbalist and dandelion lover. She is co-founder and instructor at The Arctos School of Herbal & Botanical Studies in Portland, Oregon. In her practice and her teaching, she focuses on sustainable herbal remedies: those that grow easily in populated habitats, and those that can be harvested in the wild with minimal impact. Missy believes in community herbalism as a means to work towards climate justice and as a tool to fight for social justice. $65 BIPoC and Trans people invited to attend free of charge If funds are an obstacle to attending this event, please contact Keath at[masked] Buy tickets here or via paypal to [masked] other payment options available- text[masked] If you pay pal please also text to let us know you registered

Celebrating Nettles day

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Deep immersion into Nettle medicine through ceremony, song, harvest, medicine making and full class on how to engage with Nettle medicine for physical, emotional and spiritual wellness register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrating-nettle-day-tickets-53827880640

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