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.

                                                                    SCHEDULE: 

                                                            Please arrive at 6:15 am

                                6:30-9:30 Seaweed identification and harvesting practices

                                                                        Break

                                            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. www.yemayaseaweedcompany.com

 

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 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

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A VIDEO OF THIS PRESENTATION IS AVAILABLE HERE:

                THANKS TO BEN STAAB FOR OFFERING HIS TIME

                     AND TALENTS TO BRING THIS TO FRUITION.

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