Research what plant materials, animal fibers and mineral pigments and materials naturally occur in your bioregion. Learn to harvest responsibly, and how to give back to the environment more than you receive.
Recipes & Tutorials
This book and accompanying text has been invaluable as I have researched European mumming traditions, and has done an amazing job of spreading awareness of these traditions worldwide.
Roslyn M. Frank, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Iowa, has published a number of excellent papers concerning the origins of the European ritual bear hunt traditions often seen during Carnival.
Wildland Roots Collaborators
This annual gathering in the woods near Monmouth, Oregon is an amazing place to learn a wide variety of ancestral skills. Not only do I teach workshops there, I take classes and learn from others too.
Scott's amazing pigment knowledge and guidance have been invaluable as I have learned to work with natural paints.
7 acre "eco-industrial" creative space, pollinator garden and ecological restoration project. This is the current home of Rewild Portland and many of my collaborations with them. Located next to the Willamette River in the St Johns neighborhood of Portland, Oregon.