Monday, February 19, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Join educator, children’s author, and clinical herbalist Philippa Joly for some forest fun this Family Day. We will learn about ecology and local edible and medicinal plants through fun games and a nature walk.
About Philippa Joly
Philippa Joly has been a nature educator for the past 15 years, combining her love of nature and her skills as a clinical herbalist to offer adults and children alike meaningful connections to the wild world. She has worked at Oak and Orca Bioregional School in Victoria and has run Salix School, an outdoor school for children for the past 7 years. She offers ongoing workshops in local medicinal and edible plants, sensory awareness, animals and bird song, nature connection, herbal medicine making and more. Bringing an anti-colonial awareness and a love of art and the wild world, Philippa’s workshops and classes are engaged, playful and hands on. She has recently published the best selling book “A Kid’s Guide to Plants of the Pacific Northwest”.