Sunday, May 6, 2018
12 PM - 5 PM
The Free Herbalism Project is an interactive community event with botanically inspired lectures from experts in the field, live music, vendors and plenty of free organic herbal tea! Our goal is to create a remarkable experience for those who wish to delve further into the world of herbalism, wild foods, and natural living. It is one of the ways in which Mountain Rose Herbs hopes to give back to herbalists and our local community.
Want to show your support? Each lecture is a fundraiser for the featured herbalist's free clinic or a nonprofit organization through the sale of whimsical merchandise, herbal books, and other goodies. Bring your friends, sip organic tea, and learn about herbs! This time around proceeds will support the United Plant Savers, which has the mission to "protect native medicinal plants of the U.S. and Canada and their native habitat while ensuring an abundant renewable supply of medicinal plants for generations to come."
INTERESTED IN ATTENDING?
Building Resilience: A Functional Herbalist's Approach
In today’s world, we often deal with stress and anxiety by trying to numb it without addressing the root cause. In this two hour class, we will discuss a bottom-up approach that builds the nervous system rather than sedating it. We will take an in-depth look at the body’s response to stress, the natural inflammatory response, and how these defense mechanisms can contribute to anxiety when they’re out of balance. Thomas will share his tried and true protocols for building nervous system resiliency that encompass diet and lifestyle changes, nutritional supplements, and of course, herbal allies.
Learning to work with abundantly available herbs in easily accessible ways is one way to make herbalism a tool for social justice. Missy will explore herbs and delivery systems that are widely available and free or cheap to everyone in the Pacific Northwest.
One of the shining jewels of Lane County, Mount Pisgah Arboretum is a 209-acre living tree museum. Its riverside trails, quiet paths through evergreen forests, water garden teeming with life, bright wildflower meadows, and open views across oak savannas delight all ages. Located within the Howard Buford Recreation Area, the Arboretum lies between the Coast Fork of the Willamette River and the slopes of Mount Pisgah.
The lecture will be held in the White Oak Pavilion. The pavilion will be lit, and the lecture will be amplified.
Schedule for Sunday, May 6
12PM – 12:45PM : Grand Ronde String Band
1PM – 2PM : Missy Rohs
2PM – 2:30PM : Grand Ronde String Band
2:30PM – 4:30PM : Thomas Easley
4:30PM – 5PM : Grand Ronde String Band
WHAT TO BRING
- Mug for free herbal tea.
- Folding chair or blanket if you'd like. There are 200 seats available, so please arrive early or bring your own.
- Money (cash, check, or credit card) to purchase Mountain Rose Herbs merchandise, books, teas, etc. All profits will be donated to United Plant Savers!
- Families are welcome, but please do not leave children unattended. And we love your animal friends but request that you leave them at home.
- Snacks or money to purchase food from local food carts that will offer delicious options for omnivores, vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free, and paleo diets.
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