Tree Medicine and Food -- Acorns and Bay Nuts
with Autumn Summers, Ethnobotanist & Herbal Educator
Tuesday, October 17th from 7-9pm
Come learn how to identify, harvest and use our local oaks and bay trees including making yummy acorn “hummus" and Bay Nut Buzzy Balls. Class includes hands on demonstrations and tastings. There is a bounty of local wild edibles and medicinals if you know what to look for. From first aid to magic to nourishing food - oaks offer an abundance of healing for humans.
Autumn Summers, Herbalist & Educator. Inspired by the plants since childhood , Autumn has been involved in the herbal medicine field for over 25 years. Besides a degree in anthropology specializing in ethnobotany she trained with Christopher Hobbs and at the California School of Herbal Studies. She has been core faculty at the California School of Herbal Studies for more than 15 years and has also taught at Sonoma State University, Santa Rosa Junior College, Gathering Thyme School of Western Herbalism and at numerous herbal conferences. With a kinship for the plants, seaweeds and mushrooms of Northern California. She currently teaches edible and medicinal plant classes at the California School of Herbal Studies.
"Photosynthesis is a transmutation of love. It is an energetic magic that suffuses the world with a vibrant emerald energy, vibrating first within the cells of the plants, and continuing to vibrate within the cells of the beings that eat them." Annie McCleary.
COST: $35, pre-registered. $40 at the door.
WHEN:Tuesday, October 17th from 7-9pm
CONTACT: For more information, contact Gathering Thyme at 415-524-8693.
WHERE: Gathering Thyme • 1447 Fourth Street • San Rafael, CA 94901