FHP 2020 Online Edition

THE FREE HERBALISM PROJECT 2020:

ONLINE LIVE STREAM EDITION!

Friday, May 29, 2020

1 PM - 3 PM (PST)

Connection and community are now more important than ever, so we're taking the Free Herbalism Project online! Herb lovers have been joining us for this flagship event since 2013, and this spring, for the first time, we're bringing the botanical expertise and world-class entertainment to you via a Zoom virtual event—ALL FREE! 

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Christine Rice


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Exploring Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

Join Certified Aromatherapist Christine Rice as she covers aromatherapy and essential oil basics. Topics include: what are essential oils and how they are made, safety and storage, dilutions and appropriate use, basic blending, and easy ways to incorporate essential oils into your daily life. 
 
Christine is our Mountain Rose Herbs Product Manager and Certified Aromatherapist. A longtime team member with over a decade at MRH under her belt, Christine oversees the quality and approval of the essential oils and hydrosols that Mountain Rose Herbs offers. She manages and knows the intimate details of all our current products (no small task with over 3,000 offerings!), and she also researches and selects new and exciting herbal goodies to keep our customers inspired. Born and raised in the Midwest, Christine has considered Oregon a home since 2000. When away from the office, she enjoys gardening, running around with her energetic little one, canning and food preservation, homebrewing beer and wine, and spending time outdoors.
  
 
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Rising Appalachia


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Rising Appalachia was founded by sisters Leah and Chloe Smith of Atlanta, Georgia. The sisters work with an array of international musicians and they incorporate a variety of sounds inspired by their world travels merged with the music influences of their own southern roots. Although Leah and Chloe consider their voices as their primary instrument, Leah also plays banjo and bodhran on their newest album Leylines, while Chloe plays guitar, fiddle, and banjo. 

 

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Bevin Clare


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Bevin Clare is a clinical herbalist, nutritionist, mother, plant lover, and a professor of herbalism at the Maryland University of Integrative Health. An herbalist and educator, Bevin is the Program Director of the MS in Clinical Herbal Medicine at MUIH, and brings herbs into the lives of many students, clients, and practitioners with her national and international presentations. She holds a MSc in Infectious Disease from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and has studied herbal medicine around the world through her global wanderings, blending her knowledge of traditional uses of plants with modern science and contemporary healthcare strategies. She is a board member of the United Plant Savers, a group working to protect at-risk medicinal plants in North America. Bevin is the current President of the American Herbalists Guild where she works to promote clinical herbalism accessibility and professionalism. 

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Steven Yeager


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Botanically Speaking (Virtual Plant Walk) 

As part of our first ever ONLINE Free Herbalism Project, we're releasing a special feature "from the field"—an interpretive plant walk with herbal educator and award-winning Director of Quality here at Mountain Rose Herbs, Steven Yeager! Follow along as Steven educates and entertains us through the trails of the beautiful Mount Pisgah Arboretum, covering an engaging mix of topics including botanical terminology, plant identification, basics herbal uses, and edible vs. poisonous plants, depending on what we find along the path.

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EVENT DETAILS

Date: Friday, May 29, 2020

Time: 1 PM (PST) to 3 PM (PST)

Location: Your Favorite Screen via Zoom...RSVP for event link!

SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, MAY 29 (ALL TIMES ARE PST)

1 PM – 1:30 PM: Live music with Rising Appalachia
1:30 PM to 2 PM: The Missions of the American Herbalists Guild and the United Plant Savers with Bevin Clare
2 PM to 3 PM: Exploring Aromatherapy & Essential Oils with Christine Rice
BONUS: Virtual Plant Walk with Steven Yeager

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