LEARN ABOUT HERBS
How to Safely ID Plants
Learn about the medicinal and edible weeds of Santa Barbara, move your body, breathe, and reconnect with nature. Come explore the creeks & hillsides of Santa Barbara and enjoy the bounty of herbs along its trails.
During these hikes, you will learn more about the folk, magical, medicinal, and culinary uses of herbs, trees, and shrubs that grow in our own backyard. Safe plant ID and ethical wild crafting will be taught, along with easy to make herbal remedies for everyday ailments.
Herb walks are held at various local trails, open spaces, or the Gaviota Coastal area.
To keep our participants safe during COVID-19, we are making sure to follow the CDC's and local health department's regulations for public health and safety.
We are currently requiring that all participants wear face coverings and continue to social distance. We are also promoting hand washing or sanitizing before and after our walks, to ensure that we keep everyone healthy in our group.
Classes will continue as scheduled if there is light rain. If heavy rain or other dangerous weather is predicted, class registrants will be emailed with reschedule info.
UPCOMING HERB WALKS
Join local herbalist Emily Sanders on a herb walk on the Haskell's Beach and learn about the native medicinal plants that grow along the Gaviota Coast.
During this morning walk, you will learn about the folk, medicinal, and culinary uses of herbs, trees, and shrubs that are found along the Haskell's Beach.
Safe plant id and ethical wild crafting with be taught, along with easy to make herbal remedies for everyday ailments.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
10:00 pm to 12 noon
PAST HERB WALKS
Emily lead us on a morning herb walk at the Coal Oil Point Reserve to learn about the native medicinal plants of the Gaviota Coast..
She explored the folk, medicinal, and culinary uses of herbs, trees, and shrubs that are found growing coast along the coast near UCSB.
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Emily took us on an morning herb herb walk on the Baron Ranch to learn native medicinal plants of the Gaviota Coast.
She showed us the medicinal and culinary uses of herbs, trees, and shrubs that flourish on the Baron Ranch.
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Emily showed us the edible and medicinal plants and weeds along the Elwood Butterfly Preserve.
We explored the bluffs and eucalyptus forest along the Elwood Butterfly Preserve and the bounty of herbs along its trails.
During this hike, we learned more about the medicinal and culinary uses of herbs, trees, and shrubs that grow in our own backyard.
Saturday, June 26, 2021
Emily explored of the geothermal pools along the Gaviota Coast, and taught us plant id and ethical wild crafting along with easy to make herbal remedies for everyday ailments.
Saturday, May 22, 2021
WHAT YOU CAN USE HERBS FOR
Relaxation & Stress Relief
Swelling & Inflammation
Asthma & Allergies