1 | CLASSES + EVENTS
2 | SCHOOLS + COURSES
3 | BOOKS
4 | ONLINE & FREE
CLASSES + EVENTS
LOCAL | OREGON
September 25th, 2021 | Autumn Equinox Herb Walk | Given by our Herbalist Tania! Meet on Powell Butte in SE Portland. 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).
October 9th, 2021 | Fungifest & Mushroom Show | In Sunriver, OR. “Celebrate the fantastic world of fungi with Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory and the Central Oregon Mushroom Club. Admission includes: – Mushroom display showcasing hundreds of fungi specimens – Mushroom marketplace with specialty vendors offering fresh and dried mushrooms, artwork, native plants, mushroom hunting products, field guides, food, and more – Guided mushroom walks”.
October, November & December 2021 | A variety of in person classes give at Oregon Coast Community College | Lincoln City, OR. Holistic health topics include gardening, healthy diet and more!
November 6th, 2021 | Madison Herb Fair | In Madison Wisconsin at the Olbrich Gardens. “Our theme is HERBAL COMFORTS – something we could all use more of after the past year and a half.”
* Due to the current pandemic, many local and national herbal events are cancelled, postposed or moved online. 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
Clear Skin Path | Learn Holistic Health strategies for clear, soft and healthy skin. Course by our Herbalist Tania Oceana
Women’s Health Courses | By Herbalist, Midwife and MD Aviva Romm
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.
Hormonal Intelligence by Aviva Romm | This Women’s health expert, Herbalist and M.D. has distiller her decades of knowledge into this amazing book.
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.
Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs | Referred to sweetly as the grandma of modern American Herbalism, Rosemary Gladstar is definitely an Herbalist to know and she has a wealth of knowledge she share in her many books.
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 | Written by our Herbalist with over a decade of experience.
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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