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Herbal Medicinal Discovery and Workshops

Medicinal Plant Discovery

 

We will have the adventure of learning to identify and harvest the natural medicinal plants growing here on our 40 acres of pristine forest. Just a few of the most healing herbs are: Arnica, Astragalus, Calendula, Chamomile, Echinacea, Ginkgo, Ginseng, Goldenseal, Hawthorn, Lavender, Lobelia, Passionflower, Red Raspberry, Tulsi/Holy Basil, Valerian, and more.

WOODLAND MEDICINALS THAT GROW NATURALLY IN THE FOREST (Growing and identifying natural Medicinal Herbs) Learn the different herbs and how to identify those specific to this area

Experience sustainable harvesting and preparation for healing tinctures

  • Identifying the natural plants for healthy food consumption
  • Learn the healing properties of each herb and how to prepare them
  • Experience how to use natural herbs to eliminate disease and boost the immune system
  • Hands on experience identifying and cooking as a means to survival with natural wild plants
  • Learn how to grow woodland medicinals in your own back yard forest
    1. How to identify the correct site conditions for each species of woodland medicinal plant
    2. Infrastructure setup, financial and distribution discussion
    3. Learn to start your own business harvesting herbs

We will be foraging in our lush, 25 acre forest at the foot of Mt. Rainier with a purpose!

Local experts in indigenous plants and healing herb identification will be teaching us in the wild.

At Paradise Farm, we believe in learning to become self-sustaining and thus independent from traditional chemical-laden food found in Supermarkets. Through the discovery of these natural plants that have grown in our forests of The Pacific Northwest for thousands of years, we can learn to identify, prepare and preserve these natural treasures.

Bring your family and friends to join us for a weekend of wild edible plant discovery and exploration.  This powerful experience will begin the relationship between you and nature and wild edible and medicinal plants. During this weekend work shop we will introduce you to the basics of identifying and using edible plants and healing herbs.

You will learn:

  • How to confidently identify these plants
  • Ethical and safe harvesting techniques
  • To create a Delicious, Wild Meal under the supervision of our professional chefs right here in our kitchen
  • How to process, dry and store these wild, edible plants
  • And more!

We will offer you, your family and your group, a deep connection to the earth through the forest and individual plants – with the purpose of offering you an earth connection journey that will last a lifetime. Our approach is both intellectual and highly intuitive. This will introduce you to a multifaceted relationship with native and local plants to support your specific health needs on many levels.

 

Program Logistics

This dynamic Class takes place at Paradise Farm, our 78-acre farm-forest property in majestic Graham, WA.

At the foot of Mt. Rainier

Workshops classes will go from:

 

Friday Evening: Introductory class

Classes: 5:00-7:00 pm

Dinner Provided 7:00-7:45

Class: 8:00-9:00

 

Saturday:

Meditation/Chanting (optional) 7:00-8:00 am

Breakfast 8:00-9:00 am

 

Classes:

AM Class:

9:00-12:00 Going out into nature

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-6:00 pm Out into nature

 

 

Saturday Night:

6:00-7:00 Dinner