Nature & Sustainability
From permaculture and design to foraging and earth skills, find the knowledge to help you live lighter on the land.
Join Lorna Mauney-Brodek, for a four-weekend-long exploration of Herbal Medicine. This 50-hour series will be a combination of lecture and experiential learning as we develop our understanding of how botanical medicine can play a transformative role when we incorporate them into our everyday life.
Join Lorna Mauney-Brodek to discover how many of the plants in your favorite park – or even your backyard – have medicinal properties or simply taste great! Learn to forage fall's bounty – plus your registration helps underserved Atlantans have access to herbal healthcare.
Permaculture is a design system that integrates humans into the landscape in a way that is healing for both. This introductory course expands upon the standard 72-hour, internationally-recognized Permaculture Design Certification, and provides participants with hands-on experience working with common-sense solutions, while nourishing earth-based traditions and empowering our human potential. This 6-month practicum highlights innovative design systems and practical solutions that create bioregional sovereignty.
From particles, to micro flora and fauna, to the signs of deficiencies in plants - we'll explore everything within the context of the greater natural rhythms that guide soil processes. Bring in a soil sample from your yard, forest, or garden and examine it under the microscope with the class.
If you've always dreamed of a trip to explore the secrets and wonders of the Emerald Isle - or if you just can't wait to get back - this is the trip for you! On this inspirational 11-full-day journey to the natural, sacred and mystical sites of Ireland, you'll see a side of the island most never do and have memory-making experiences to last a lifetime.