Medicine Grows in the Garden: Intensive
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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
Class Size: 25
Scheduled for: Day
Final schedule and room assignments:
August 13-17 (Week 8), Monday-Friday, 9:30-5:30
Located in: Olympia