Events


  • $12
  •  6/27/2021 11:00 AM - 6/27/2021 12:15 PM
  •   North Mountain Avenue, Ashland, OR, USA

Explore the gardens and natural area of North Mountain Park, while developing an understanding of where to find and how to harvest useful plants (*note: non-educational harvesting at North Mountain Park is prohibited). Learn about the uses and benefits of several wild and cultivated herbs, while enjoying a nature stroll. There will be new things to see in each walk, take one or both of them. Novice to intermediate students will enjoy this class, there is always something new to learn! This class will be held outdoors, masks and safe physical distancing are required.

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  • $70
  •  6/5/2021 09:30 AM - 6/5/2021 04:30 PM
  •   Selma, OR, USA

Expand your foraging knowledge and explore the local flora of the Illinois Valley! Learn basic botany and plant identification skills, types of useful plants in the area and how to ethically harvest them, as well as various extraction and medicine making methods. Finally we’ll try our hand at making tinctures with plant material gathered during our explorations in the field. Ages 12 and up welcome! With Lauren Kemple and Erin McKinsey

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  • $12
  •  5/23/2021 11:00 AM - 5/23/2021 12:15 PM
  •   North Mountain Park, Ashland, OR

Explore the gardens and natural area of North Mountain Park, while developing an understanding of where to find and how to harvest useful plants (*note: non-educational harvesting at North Mountain Park is prohibited). Learn about the uses and benefits of several wild and cultivated herbs, while enjoying a nature stroll. There will be new things to see in each walk, take one or both of them. Novice to intermediate students will enjoy this class, there is always something new to learn! This class will be held outdoors, masks and safe physical distancing are required.

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  •  5/8/2021 10:00 AM - 5/8/2021 11:15 AM
  •   Jacksonville, OR, USA

Spring time is here and the woodlands are alive with magic! Celebrate Mothers' Day weekend by joining me and herbalists Rhonda Brown and Joyce Stahmann, for a meander through a mellow riparian area of the woodlands to greet some spring beauties. We'll get to know bleeding heart, Lomatium dissectum, and other common and powerful plants. Preregistration required (use registration form OR email backyardwildcraft@gmail.com) Group size will be kept small. This walk is offered as a gift to the community in honor of Mothers' Day and Beltane. Donations will be accepted but not expected. Kids are welcome though content will be geared towards adults. Bring a notebook and something to write with.

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  •  3/18/2021 07:00 AM - 3/21/2021 09:10 PM

Plant Spirit Herbalism Summit: on Connecting with Plant Consciousness and the Healing Wisdom of Nature with 30+ Herbalists and Plant Spirit Healing Experts. Join us for 4 days of amazing speakers! Check out my talk on Saturday, March 20, 1:30 PM PDT. "Begin Where You Are: Plant Spirits in Your Backyard."

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  • $70
  •  5/17/2020 10:00 AM
  •   Williams, OR, USA

With Erin McKinsey and Lauren Kemple A day long class through the Siskiyou Field Institute, exploring edible and medicinal plants in the field, learning some basic medicine making techniques and making wild weed pesto.

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  • $12
  •  4/26/2020 02:00 PM - 4/26/2020 03:30 PM
  •   North Mountain Park Nature Center

Erin McKinsey and Lauren Kemple are back at North Mountain Park again for a springtime plant walk.

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  • $8.00
  •  3/7/2020 11:00 AM - 3/7/2020 12:15 PM
  •   The Miner's Bazaar

Join Lauren to explore the medicinal and edible plants that are beginning to pop up in early spring in Jacksonville.

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