THE SONOMA COUNTY HERB ASSOCIATION and EXCHANGE
Seaweed Foraging and Identification Class with Julie Drucker
SUNDAY AUGUST 22ND
6:30 am – 11:30 am
$75 A benefit for the Sonoma County Herb Association/Exchange
Learn how to identify a few of the 600 seaweed varieties on our coast!
How and where to cut it off the rocks, best drying practices, take some home yourself to dry!
We will also cover the superb nutritional value of some of our brown and red seaweeds and offer simple recipes. Come prepared to sing and offer prayers to Yemaya (The goddess of the sea).
Dried kelp will be available to purchase as well from Julie's company: Yemaya Seaweeds
*Children are most welcome with paying adults
*Please no dogs for this outing.
Please arrive at 6:15 am
6:30-9:30 Seaweed identification and harvesting practices
10:30-11:30 Nutritional information
THINGS TO BRING:
- PLENTY OF DRINKING WATER, AND SNACKS TO EAT
- 1 Receptacle SUCH AS A BUCKET TO COLLECT SEAWEED
- SCISSORS/ SOMETHING TO CUT SEAWEED WITH
- IT’S A CLASS SO BRING NOTE TAKING MATERIALS AS YOU ARE INCLINED
HARVEST APPROPRIATE CLOTHING:
- STURDY HIKING BOOTS WITH GOOD SOLES
- RAIN BOOTS
- WET SUIT IF YOU HAVE ONE ---
- SUN HAT
- WOOL HAT FOR WARMTH
- LAYERS OF CLOTHING
Julie Drucker has been seaweed harvesting on the Mendocino Coast for almost 20 years and has been offering high quality dried sea vegetables since 2010. She teaches Yearly seaweed workshops at the Ohlone Herbal School in Berkeley and combines her Shamanic Work in all her seaweed teaching.
Strategies for Health and the Coronavirus
A PANEL DISCUSSION WITH:
TRINITY AVA- HERBALIST
AUTUMN SUMMER - HERBALIST
DR BRIDGET SOMINE - NATUROPATH
MITCHO THOMPSON- HERBALIST
ERIN WILKINS - ACUPUNCTURIST
MODERATED BY KAREN AGUIAR - HERBALIST
A VIDEO OF THIS PRESENTATION IS AVAILABLE HERE:
THANKS TO BEN STAAB FOR OFFERING HIS TIME
AND TALENTS TO BRING THIS TO FRUITION.
Additional videos you may find of interest:
MAKING HAND SANITIZER WITH KAREN AGUIAR:
MAKING THIEVES OIL WITH MITCHO THOMPSON: