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July 18th, 2020

Healing with Medicinal Plants + Wild Food Lunch

Join Dr. Jim Adams and Enrique Villaseñor for a full day native healing workshop and included wild food lunch by forager and chef Jess Starwood.

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.

Jim Adams has a PhD in Pharmacology and studied with a Chumash Indian Healer for 14 years. In this class, he will teach medicinal plant identification and uses. You will be able to make a powerful pain liniment for your own use. You will be taught how to cure chronic pain. You will also be able to learn the uses of several other plants for other conditions. His book “Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West” will be available for purchase.

Jess Starwood is an herbalist, forager and plant based chef in the Los Angeles area. She has a Masters of Science degree in Herbal Medicine and training in holistic nutrition and mycology. She offers exclusive multi-course wild food dinners and teaches herbalism and wild food classes and workshops for adults and children.

Thousand Oaks, CA (Exact address will be provided after registration). Register with EventBrite below.


If you are interested in a private class, workshop, interpretive plant walk or hike, wild food and drink tasting or private dinner, please contact me directly for details: