Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 12 pm - 5 pm

Mount Pisgah Arboretum | Eugene, Oregon

Join us at this gathering to sip free organic tea while you learn from knowledgeable visiting herbalists. Enjoy food carts, live music, and local vendors too! 



Herbal First Aid for the Home 

Learn to set up and use a practical home first aid kit. Discover some of the useful plant allies to have around the house and how to apply them to common household maladies. Learn about herbs such as Chaparral, Yarrow, Echinacea, and Willow, as well as different ways to prepare and use these botanical friends. The goal of the class is for participants to feel comfortable responding to general first aid needs.

Teacher bio: 7Song is an herbalist, teacher, and naturalist who lives in Ithaca, New York. He is the director and main instructor at the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine and is also a founding member and practitioner at the Ithaca Free Clinic. His focus includes herbal practice, free clinic work, first aid, wildcrafting, and botany. He also spends a lot of time taking photographs of things that run, crawl, fly, or photosynthesize.


Richo Cech


Tour the globe through plants! Learn all about the exciting world of seeds plus practical techniques to cultivate herbs at home. Perfect for anyone looking to fill their apothecary with fresh herbs or gardeners just looking for new additions to their backyard beds.

Teacher bio: Richo Cech started his professional work as an archaeologist and ethnobotanist in East Africa. Upon his return to the U.S. in 1978, he began cultivating and saving the seed of medicinal plants. Over the years, his gardens have become the basis for Strictly Medicinal Seeds, growers of organic, open-pollinated, and GMO-free seed and plants of medicinal herbs, culinary herbs, succulents, trees and garden vegetables. Richo is author of “Making Plant Medicine,” “Growing At-Risk Medicinal Herbs,” and “The Medicinal Herb Grower.”


Register Now (It's Free!)


12:00PM – 1:00PM

Live music with Dirty Spoon

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Richo Cech “Sowing Seeds of Self-Sufficiency"

2:00PM – 2:30PM

Live music with Dirty Spoon

2:30PM – 4:30PM

7Song “Herbal First Aid for the Home”

4:30PM – 5PM

Live music with Dirty Spoon




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 so everyone can hear.




  • 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 Ithica Free Clinic!
  • 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.