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Northern California Women's Herbal Symposium, Session 1

  • Black Oak Ranch 50350 Highway 101 Laytonville, CA United States (map)

Northern California Women's Herbal Symposium

Session 1: Friday - Monday, May 15-18

Session 2: Friday - Monday, May 22-25

Session 3: Friday - Monday, September 4-7

Black Oak Ranch, 50350 Highway 101, Laytonville

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“PlantWomen gather! The Tribe comes together!

Now, three times a year, women from many backgrounds of life gather together in great celebration for four full days of inspiring Herbal and Sustainability classes, gourmet vegetarian meals, talented campfire capers, amazing handcrafted marketplace items, Rites-of-Passage Ceremonies, powerful campfire drumming and dancing, refreshing swimming hole dips, and conversations with remarkable and inspiring women!

We meet together under the ancient oaks, douglas firs, and bay trees of Northern California. Our main gathering area is encircled by sixteen tipis with a large firepit in the center. All classes are held sitting on the ground under these majestic trees, or under shade tarps that we have set-up. At night we camp together, either in the tipis or in tents that we each bring.

During the days we are a gathering of women and children studying, teaching, learning, networking, and talking about plants, healing, and healthy lifestyles. When the sun goes down we become a playful and celebratory group, chatting, chanting, singing, showing off our talents, drumming and dancing into the night around the campfire.

We are a group of 350-400 women and children and we gather to learn from each other, to nurture and nourish each other, to take a break from our daily lives, to regenerate, refresh, dance, frolic, talk plants, and most of all, to have a REALLY GOOD THYME together!

Each session is a separate event. Do join us for one or all sessions!”

Earlier Event: May 15
Later Event: May 15
Ondine at Sutro