29 January 2022 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm PST
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Have you ever wondered “how do I stay well in winter?” From cottonwood buds to roots and rosehips, we encounter medicine and wellness as soon as we step outside. Join herbalist and Indigenous educator, Lori Snyder, on a special winter herbology walk, where you’ll learn about native plants, their natural uses, and how we can have a meaningful relationship with our environment in any season. There will be no harvesting during this program, but be ready to collect some lovely connections with plants, each other, and yourself!
Lori stewards a medicine wheel garden at the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre. She is currently working with the David Suzuki Foundation as a Butterfly Ranger and consulting with both the foundation and the YWCA at Evelyn Crabtree on native plants and their importance in our ecological relationship with other living beings. She is the Artist in Residence at Hastings Community Centre for 2021, offering the teachings of plant wisdom through various art mediums.
This program will follow approved COVID protocols, and attendees must respect these protocols to participate in the program. All participants must pre-register – NO DROP-INS ALLOWED. To make everyone comfortable, we will encourage distancing and will be keeping numbers low to accommodate this.
This program will meet outside of the Stanley Park Pavilion (located near the Stanley Park Bus Loop and Miniature Railway off of Pipeline Road). Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes in advance of the program.
*By reserving a ticket, you are confirming you have read, understood, and agree to follow all COVID-19 protocols found here. Participants must include a telephone number and email address for contact tracing.
Masks are currently mandatory for BOTH inside and outdoor public programs.
**All participants must pre-register for this program – NO DROP-INS ARE ALLOWED.
***This program is weather dependent. Please check your email 12 hours before the program date/time to confirm it has not been cancelled due to inclement weather such as high winds, heavy rain or extreme heat.
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*****Cancellation policy – We are aiming to be accommodating for refunds due to sickness to keep everyone healthy, but the number of recent cancellations is impacting our capacity to run these programs. If you must cancel, please let us know if you need a refund or if you are able to help us offer affordable programs for the public (we will continue to seek ways of subsidizing programs in this changing economic climate as well!)
We gratefully acknowledge that the land on which we gather and help steward is the unceded and traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation. Since time immemorial, Coast Salish peoples have lived reciprocally with the land, harvesting and cultivating foods and medicines and practicing ceremony. The abundance of these lands and waters, which enables us to live, work, and play here today, is a result of the past and on-going stewardship and advocacy of the Coast Salish peoples.