A weed walk with Jess Turner and GreenThumb at Pa’lante Community Garden
Join Laura Marie Ruocco and I at Antidote Apothecary and Tea Bar (200 Franklin Avenue in Brooklyn) for the April installment of our monthly, donation-based, in-depth class on a single plant medicine. This month Dandelion (latin: Taraxacum officinale) is our special guest!
What does a cooperative and democratic food system look like for New York City? Hear from New Yorkers who are running community gardens, starting food co-ops, and managing community supported agriculture in an effort to help their communities access and build a healthy, fresh, local, self-determined food system.
"Growing for the Future : Learning from Black and Indigenous Farming Practices" Panel at GreenThumb GrowTogether
A panel on African and indigenous growing practices’ relevance in the age of climate change at the NYC Parks Department’s 35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether conference
A workshop on the solidarity economy at the NYC Parks Department’s 35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether conference
The spring edition of Realizing Rhythms, a four-season workshop series held with Laura Marie Ruocco
Insight on plant medicine, foods and other wellness strategies to help you harness the power of spring and ground into the rhythms of the earth
During this 4-week course we will explore plant-based strategies to address what hinders our best intentions to treat our bodies and spirits well in the New Year.
Join herbalists Jess Turner, Avi-Rose and Laura Ruocco at Third Root Community Health Center for Beyond Resolutions: The Medicine of Winter - an afternoon of movement, breathwork, insight, reflection and medicine-making to support you as you fortify your rhythms for the new year
A primer on the solidarity economy, an economic model that centers people and planet over profit
In this workshop educators and gardeners will learn ways to help young people develop their plant identification skills, and an appreciation of the healing plants—often discarded as mere weeds—that grow abundantly all over our city
Learning how to grow our own food is not only delicious, it helps us feel empowered, strengthening our connection to the seasons, the elements and other forms of life on the planet. There is even evidence that soil microbes increase serotonin levels in the brain. But it’s almost August—what can you possibly grow right now? Plenty.
On Saturday June 3rd, join herbalists Laura Marie Ruocco, Jess Turner, and meditation teacher Elaine Su-Hui of Inner Fields for a plant walk through Prospect Park to meet the plant medicines growing all around us
Plants have powers that can reach us on both the physical and spiritual plane. In these times, as multiple ongoing, intersecting social and political crises come to a head, what wisdom can we glean from our plant teachers?
In a time of relentless fear, we gather to engage in healing practices for personal strength and collective well-being