planting_bannerPlanting Ideas: Human Plant Relationships. A First Friday Event Sponsored by Mill Valley Library  April 2014. Attended by over 250 people.

In the modern era, literature and science have generally been seen as separate if not opposite. As it turns out, art and science have more in common than not. In concert with the launch of SeedSmart, the Library’s Seed Lending Library, Mill Valley Library presented a multifaceted conversation with ethnobotanist Jolie Lonner Egert (Go Wild Consulting), poet Amy Glynn (author, A Modern Herbal),  watershed consultant Apryl Uncapher (co-author, Creating Rain Gardens), and seed company co-founder N. Astrid Hoffman (The Living Seed Company). Each presenter brought their own perspective to the discussion of the human-plant relationship. 

Wild Plants That Nurture and Heal.Presented at: California Native Plants Society, Fall Plant Sale.  Sept, 2013.

The Mighty Oak – From the Divine to the Dietary. Presented at: Deer Hollow Farm.  March 2013.

Expanding Our Concepts of School Gardens to Include Our Oak Landscapes. Presented at: Smart by Nature: Making Learning Connections between the Classroom, Lunchroom, and Garden. Center For Ecoliteracy. June, 2011.

Deep Ecology: Prayers and Actions for the Earth. Presented at Selichot For the Earth at Temple Beth Israel Judea. September, 2010.

Conservation of Medicinal Plants in California. Presented at the United Plant Savers– Planting the Future Conference. May, 2010.

Medicinal Plants of the Mint (Lamiaceae) and Parsley (Apiaceae) Families. Presented to the San Francisco Botanical Garden Docent Council. March 2010.

Ethnoecology of California Oak Lands. Presented to Marin Chapter California Native Plant Society Chapter Meeting. January, 2010.

Oak Ecology and Acorn Food. Presented to the San Francisco Botanical Garden Docent Council December, 2009.

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