Reciprocal Illumination: The Practice of Psycho-spiritual Plant Medicine
Feb
23
Oct 15

Reciprocal Illumination: The Practice of Psycho-spiritual Plant Medicine

By rooting ourselves in the spiritual forces of the land in which we live, we learn to be conduits for the healing currents of nature.

Finding our way as healers as we explore topics including:

  • Psycho-spiritual materia medica of Cascadia
  • Elemental energetics
  • Trauma as initiation
  • Working from the heart and holding space
  • The practice of listening
  • The healing power of song and ceremony
  • Clearing, protection, and grounding
  • Helping others identify and deepen relationships with their plant allies and guides
  • Pulse testing

Click here for more info or to register.

Medicine from the Forest 2: Medicine Making
Jun
20
Jun 27

Medicine from the Forest 2: Medicine Making

  • Vital Ways Apothecary

Making good medicine is an alchemical process that calls us to enter into a relationship with the elemental forces of fire, water, earth, and air. Participating in this age-old ritual reconnects us to our ancient wise woman and cunning man healing traditions.

High Desert Odyssey
Sep
10
Sep 16

High Desert Odyssey

Plant Teacher Immersion Trip
Location: Steens and Pueblo Mountains
Ceremonial Focus: Fire
The Plants: Western Juniper, Quaking Aspen, Yellow Pond-lily, Sagebrush, Green Ephedra
Dates: September 10-16 (plan to arrive the night before—it's a 7-8 hour drive from Portland)
Cost: $650


Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants Book Talk
Jun
12
7:00 pm19:00

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants Book Talk

  • Bloomsbury Books

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants combines two trends: foraging and natural medicine. This comprehensive guide is accessible to everyone, from beginners seeking reliable advice to experienced practitioners on the hunt for new information. Readers will find plant profiles, color photographs, step-by-step instructions for herbal remedies, and seasonal foraging tips.

Medicine from the Forest 1: Wildcrafting
May
30
Jun 6

Medicine from the Forest 1: Wildcrafting

  • Vital Ways Apothecary

Wildcrafting is the craft of harvesting medicinal plants from the wild. Humans have been wildcrafting since the dawn of time, but today when medicines are so easily procured, one might question the effort and time required to gather your own.

Panther Creek Communion
May
24
May 28

Panther Creek Communion

Plant Teacher Immersion Trip
Location: Columbia River Gorge
Ceremonial Focus: Center
The Plants: Western Redcedar, Devil's Club, Pacific Dogwood, Red Alder
Dates: May 24-28
Cost: $470

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants Book Release
May
22
7:30 pm19:30

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants Book Release

  • Powell's Books

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants combines two trends: foraging and natural medicine. This comprehensive guide is accessible to everyone, from beginners seeking reliable advice to experienced practitioners on the hunt for new information. Readers will find plant profiles, color photographs, step-by-step instructions for herbal remedies, and seasonal foraging tips.

High Desert Odyssey
Sep
11
Sep 17

High Desert Odyssey

  • Steens Mountain

Plant Teacher Immersion Trip

Ceremonial Focus: Fire
The Plants: Western Juniper, Quaking Aspen, Yellow Pond-lily, Sagebrush, Green Ephedra