Green Gathering 2016

Northwest Biophilia: A Celebration of Plants and Practice
June 10th-12th

Proudly supported by the American Herbalists Guild
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Our Mission

The Green Gathering Herbal Conference is an annual educational event for novice and seasoned practitioners in the Pacific Northwest. We gather in the spirit of advancing knowledge, promoting a system of sustainable healthcare, and honoring the healing traditions of our bioregion. Our goal is to elevate the practice of plant medicine and make it accessible to a wider audience.

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The Green Gathering at Camano Island State Park

Camano Island State Park is a 173-acre camping park with 6,700-feet of rocky shoreline and beach. The park provides sweeping views of Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains and Mount Rainier. Comb the beach, watch the boat traffic or hike the forest loop trails.

Camano Island State Park is a Washington state park in Island County, Washington in the United States. It is 14 miles southwest of Stanwood on Camano Island, a drive-on island in the Puget Sound.

Address: 2269 Lowell Point Rd, Camano Island, WA 98282
Phone: (360) 387-3031

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The Pacific Northwest is home to many amazing plantfolk - clinical and community herbalists, medicine makers, gardeners, kitchen witches, beekeepers, and more. We are honored to have this rich diversity represented at GGC. Experienced and renowned teachers, as well as saplings from the next generation of healers, will be sharing their wisdom with you. Come curious and expect to be inspired!

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The conference weekend includes 3 days of dynamic classes covering diverse perspectives and a wide range of topics for the budding and rooted herbalist. This year's theme "Northwest Biophilia: A Celebration of Plants and Practice" focuses on honoring the medicine of our bioregion, and the ways in which we might weave our traditions with a global approach to herbalism.

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