Healing with Native Plants Workshop & Wild Food Lunch

In this full day workshop, Dr. Jim Adams will teach about native medicinal plants on a local trail in the morning, followed by a workshop in the afternoon to learn how to make medicine from these important plants. Jess Starwood will offer a gourmet tasting of local wild foods and beverages for lunch. Jim AdamsContinue reading “Healing with Native Plants Workshop & Wild Food Lunch”

Baja Botanical: 7 Day Adventure in Baja California Sur

Join herbalist, forager and chef Jess Starwood along with botanist and herbalist Dennis Sharmahd on a seven day adventure to southern Baja California Sur, Mexico, to explore wild foods and herbal medicines this unique yet diverse region offers. The Food: We will eat fresh local, organic foods directly from farms and ecovillages that we visit,Continue reading “Baja Botanical: 7 Day Adventure in Baja California Sur”

Gather: Food, Medicine, & Dye

Weekend Workshop and Wild Food Dinner June 19-20, 2021 • Trout Lake, Washington Join foragers Julie Beeler, Lorelle Sherman and Jess Starwood for an unforgettable weekend in the woods where you will learn plant and mushroom identification, fabric dyeing with foraged plants, and a locally sourced six-course gourmet wild food dinner in celebration of theContinue reading “Gather: Food, Medicine, & Dye”

Desert WILD! Foraging Adventure in the Sonoran Desert

October 9-10, 2021 Explore the edible and medicinal abundance of the Sonoran Desert after the late summer monsoon season. Our journey will cover the entire foraging process, from desert to table. We will explore the surrounding foothills, canyons and flowing creeks to identify the local wild edible and medicinal plants, learn sustainable and ethical harvestingContinue reading “Desert WILD! Foraging Adventure in the Sonoran Desert”

Herbal Medicine Making Workshop

Join me, Jess Starwood, in February to learn how to make your own herbal medicine! Making Medicine: Herbal Workshop with Jess Starwood of Sunraven Apothecary February 18th, 1:00pm-3:30pm Bodysattva Center 1414 East Thousand Oaks Blvd. Suite 211 Thousand Oaks CA, 91362 Crafting your own herbal medicines at home saves money and helps you directly connectContinue reading “Herbal Medicine Making Workshop”