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Pascal Baudar, author and forager extraordinaire, will return on August 11 with a workshop entitled "Brewing Wild Beers with Local Plants" based on his new book just published this year. Read more below or click on the photo.
The website for the first Ojai Herbal Symposium is "live" (as my web mentor says) and you are encouraged, nay, urged to visit it and check out the formidable list of presenters and classes. Read more in a column below or click on the artwork above by Jess Starwood to go straight to it.
August 2018 Herb Walks Newsletter
Upcoming Herb Walks Events
Click on the cover above to read Matt Kettmann's recent interview with Pascal Baudar entitled "Foraging Wild Beers" about our upcoming workshop. See column below to sign up for it.
Pascal Baudar, forager extraordinaire, making a point about how to harvest a plant.
Pascal Baudar on "Brewing Wild Beers with Local Plants" 
Pascal Baudar, author and renowned professional forager for L.A.’s top chefs, will return to Ojai as our special guest this Saturday, August 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a workshop on brewing wild beers with local plants.

Pascal will demonstrate techniques described in his latest book, The Wildcrafting Brewer, the follow-up to his best-selling 2016 book, The New Wildcrafted Cuisine.

As usual Pascal will bring foraged snacks and chilled brews to sip.
Sign up at this link.

Poster by Jess Starwood who will also be a presenter. Click on it to enlarge.
Ojai Herbal Symposium: Nov. 16-18
It's official! The website is up and we are accepting registration for the inaugural Ojai Herbal Symposium, November 16-18, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Kevin Spelman, an internationally recognized expert on the molecular biology and clinical therapeutics of botanical medicines, especially for his work on the chemistry of medical Cannabis.

Our stellar group of experts, authors, and practitioners includes pharmacologist  James Adams; integrative oncologist Dr. Mary Hardy; author, herbalist and clinical psychotherapist Amanda McQuade Crawford; medicinal herb specialist Dr. Fred Siciliano; integrative pharmacist Dr. Pam Tarlow; Mela Gaskins Butcher, founder and director of the Center for Ayurveda; Rivendell Aromatics founder Sandy Messori and several more exceptional presenters.

Vendor applications are now available for the Herbal Marketplace and volunteers are also needed to help staff the event.

Details and registration at
Do you like our 25th anniversary poster by local artist John Parker? Then chances are you'll like the show just as much.
Bowlful of Blues is back!
It's that time of year again when I come off the trail and work on producing the Bowlful of Blues in Ojai's beautiful Libbey Bowl. This year marks our 25th anniversary. Check out all the fun at this link.
Pascal's new book
Pascal Baudar's latest book, The Wildcrafting Brewer, will be featured at his workshop this Saturday. If you'd like to buy a copy you can do so in my bookstore. We'll have a very limited supply on hand on Saturday for purchase and signing. Please click this link to purchase.
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Click on the photo for an article by Alicia Doyle in the Ventura County Reporter entitled "Grounding Effect: The Healing Power of Gardening in a Frantic World" featuring me and several other local gardeners.
Please "like" my HerbWalks facebook page and visit the Herb Walks Store for hand selected books and gift certificates. Think globally, shop locally. Thank you!
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