Medicine Grows in the Garden: Intensive

Summer
Summer 2018 (Second Session)
Olympia
Olympia
Daytime
Day
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
4
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

Marja Eloheimo square
ethnobotany, environmental and cultural anthropology, plant studies

In this 4-credit, one-week summer intensive, students will gain an introduction to medicinal plants in summer within the context of community herbalism. We will learn to identify medicinal plants in the Longhouse Ethnobotanical Gardens, care for the plants, gain exposure to basic concepts in botany and botanical medicine -- including body systems and medicine-making techniques – and practice nature journaling. This course can be complemented by any of the other gardening intensives. 

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

botany, ethnobotany, health, and botanical medicine 

4

Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • Hybrid Online Learning - This offering delivers < 25% of its instruction online, rather than via face-to-face contact between you and your instructors.
Fees:

$50 for medicine-making and gardening supplies

Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
Daytime

Scheduled for: Day

Final schedule and room assignments:

Advertised schedule:

August 13-17 (Week 8), Monday-Friday, 9:30-5:30

Located in: Olympia