1 | CLASSES + EVENTS
2 | SCHOOLS + COURSES
3 | BOOKS
4 | ONLINE & FREE
CLASSES + EVENTS
LOCAL | OREGON
May 9th, 2021 | Beltane Plant Walk + Spring Celebration | Given by our Herbalist Tania! Let’s gather, commune with the wild flowers and share knowledge. Beltane is a celebration from ancient times of the return of the light and the middle point between Spring Equinox and Summer Solstice. Learn about edible and medicinal plants in the Pacific NW. Sign up to get emails so you don’t miss any new herbal info! (At the bottom of this page).
* Due to the current pandemic, many local and national herbal events are cancelled or postposed. Stay safe out there and check out the online educational resources below*
SCHOOLS + COURSES
Vital Ways | Herbal School located in NE Portland, OR
The School of Forest Medicine | “Our classes and courses interweave direct spiritual experience with practical, hands-on participatory work. We offer you the opportunity to find and connect with your plant allies and to remember your living bond with the elemental forces of nature.” Class locations vary
Herbalism Professional Series | At Portland Community College
NATIONAL + ONLINE
Online Classes, Written Documents, Video Recordings | By Jim Mcdonald
Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism | Founded by Paul Bergner
The Science and Art of Herbalism Online Course | By Rosemary Gladstar
*NEW* Clear Skin Academy | Learn Holistic Health strategies for clear, soft and healthy skin. Course by our Herbalist Tania Oceana
The Way of Herbs by Micheal Tierra | Explanation of the Traditional Western Herbalism Paradigm.
Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast by Andrew MacKinnon and Jim Pojar | Great to bring on hikes in the Pacific NW for plant identification
The Practice of Traditional Western Herbalism by Matthew Wood | As the title implies, this book is a good intro to the Energetics system which is present in Traditional Western Herbalism
Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants by Scott Kloos | Great book for identification (with photos), ethical wild harvesting information and uses of 120 wild herbs that grow in the Pacific Northwest.
The Book of Herbal Wisdom by Mathew Wood | In depth book filled with personal anecdotes from years in his practice, Wood also touches on Native American shamanic botany and homeopathy.
Botany in a Day by Thomas J. Elpel | Though it took me more than a day to read, the taxonomy and identification information is such a great resource to help organize the many different plants into more recognizable groups.
ONLINE & FREE
Our Articles located here | Of course!
Pregnancy + Herbs by Dr. Aviva Romm | Quality information about the controversial use of herbs during pregnancy.
HerbCraft.org | A fairly random and rich selection of herbal information by Jim Mcdonald, a well known herbalist located in the N.E. corner of the U.S.
Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism Blog | In depth articles about Herbs and Nutrition.
Herbal Radio by Mountain Rose Herbs | This community resource is a collection of curated lectures from some of our generation’s most esteemed herbalists.
Native PNW Plants. Find, grow and learn about Native Pacific NW Plants | Portland Nursery offers knowledge about supporting native ecosystems.
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