Edible and Medicinal Plants of the North Bay
Join Tellur Fenner, well-known Bay Area clinical herbalist as we explore the trails of Pepperwood while learning about the many amazing and functional plants that grow here. This interdisciplinary program will engage students through a combination of classroom lecture, field exploration and hands-on exercises identifying plants and discussing their medicinal, edible, and utilitarian properties. And yes, you'll get to try samples!
Tellur Fenner is a well-known Bay Area clinical herbalist and educator. He is the owner/director of the Blue Wind Botanical Medicine Clinic and Education Center located in Oakland, CA. Tellur attended the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine, the California School of Herbal Studies, and received his Bachelor's Degree from Prescott College where he majored in Western Herbalism. As an herbalist of the "generalist" persuasion he believes in the importance of an interdisciplinary practice which integrates the study of botany, ethnobotany, botanical pharmacy, human physiology, phytochemistry and other medical sciences. This two-day class will include moderate hikes of 1- 3 miles at a slow pace.
The class runs from 9:30 to 4:00 on Saturday and 9:00 to 3:00 on Sunday.
Bechtel House at Pepperwood Preserve
2130 Pepperwood Preserve Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
|Minimum Age: 13|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|