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Weekend #1: Introduction to Permaculture and Natural Medicine Making

Location: Raven's Roots Campus

  • Introductions and overview of the course

  • Natural medicine making (tinctures, salves, syrups, etc.)

  • Teas, decoctions and infusions

  • Comprehensive natural medicine cabinet. Using herbs and mushrooms harvested from the Pacific Northwest, we'll build this cabinet for you throughout the course of the year

  • Introduction to Permaculture

  • Permaculture gardening strategies and techniques

  • Harvesting ethics

  • Harvesting plants on the annual harvest schedule for November

  • Introduction to botany and plant identification

  • Permaculture plant walk at the farm

  • Foods that you can wild forage in the fall. (mushrooms and plants)