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Wander well

Applegaters value the land for its beauty, bounty, and capacity to heal.  Seek wellness at these places.

Oshala Farms: This certified-organic farm uses regenerative and sustainable cultivation practices. They specialize in high-quality herbs to make bath products , teas, kitchen spices, vinegars and infused oils. Find their products locally at Whistling Duck Farm Store, or on their website. Owners Jeff and Elise open their farm to tours on the first Wednesday of every month from May through September. They also offer an nationally-renowned herb camp  each summer where participants learn how to grow and incorporate herbs into their life.

See a video about Oshala Farm here.

Blissful Being Wellness: Located in Williams, Blissful Being Wellness offers massage, yoga classes, workshops, and herbal consultations and education.

Nymph and Woodsman Wellness: This farm specializes in artisan wellness goods that include organically-grown CBD hemp and other healing herbs. They have an online shop for elixirs, culinary products, gifts and paper goods, or you can visit the farm by appointment. There you can  take plant identification and wildcrafting walks, make tea, do field art and have tarot and astrology readings. All visits can include a Rise Up! bakery tour. Gatherings and workshops are listed here.

Siskiyou Permaculture: To carry out their motto “indigenate to build a local culture,” this organization offers courses to help reconnect us to the land. Check their website for upcoming classes in permaculture, optical surveying, and social forestry.

Siskiyou Seeds: a bio-regional seed hub that produces open-pollinated and heirloom seeds using organic practices. This farm offers a selection of workshops and tours each year. Find their list of events here.

“The forests, woodlands, prairies, brush fields, stream sides and ridgelines miss us,”

– Tomi Hazel Vaarde, Social Forestry: Tending the Land as People of Place.