Sunday, September 24th
INSTRUCTOR: Venice Mason
Learn the basics of bioregional and sustainable approaches to harvesting. Multiple frameworks for appropriate harvesting techniques will be explored and demonstrated, with a focus on establishing a spirit of exchange with local and readily available plant allies. Learn techniques to harvest and preserve roots, leaves, flowers and fruit from the wild abundance of Nature. In the hands-on lab, students will prepare infused herbal vinegar and infused herbal oils from our ethically wildcrafted harvest and take home samples.
LOCATION: Aprovecho Meeting Hall
TUITION: Early Bird (Registered/Paid by August 24th) $100; After August 24th $125; Last Minute (after September 10th): $150
MATERIALS FEE: $10
ABOUT VENICE: Celebrating spirit and healing Mother Earth for over 20 years, Venice Mason is a grandmother, seasoned herbalist, and health educator who believes that knowing our spiritual roots helps us step more strongly on our own paths. Education in the ways of our Earth-Loving Ancestors and the empowerment of the individual are paramount. Her work is focused on providing students with the experience necessary to safely incorporate the healing powers of natural herbal allies and ancient ancestral knowledge into their lives. Venice’s own journey has led from the hills of Oregon to Ireland and Appalachia, and now back to the beautiful Northwest again. Trained at Brighid’s Academy of Healing Arts and Western Carolina University, she is a Priestess of the Celtic Traditions, Anthropologist, and award-winning scholar of Cherokee Culture. Venice’s work is fed through a rich heritage of storytelling along with a multicultural and diverse perspective that is both playful and powerful.
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