Topics Covered

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In the Plant Apprenticeship, students develop relationships with the plants that share the world around them, learn about the natural cycles of the Earth, and appreciate the gifts of the seasons. The following is a list of some of the topics experienced in the Program:

  • Wild Edible Plants
  • Ethnobotany
  • Plant Taxonomy
  • Plant Family Characteristics
  • Herbarium Collections
  • Seaweed and Coastal Foraging
  • Cedar Bark Harvesting and Traditional Basketry
  • Cordage and Other Native Technologies
  • Herbal First Aid
  • Herbal Salve Making
  • Oil Infusions
  • Tinctures
  • Traditional Harvesting Tools and Methods
  • Ethics of Harvesting and Caretaking
  • Fermentation of Food and Drink
  • And much more…