Tend, Gather and Grow and Rethink Your Drink
Elise Krohn, Project Lead, Tend, Gather, Grow
In this interactive workshop participants learn about a teaching toolkit that engages youth with wild plants that are used for food, medicine and traditional technologies. The session also includes an overview of the Native Infusion Toolkit that promotes ancestral beverages for vitality and cultural connection. Participant takeaways: curriculum of native stories, games and recipes that to improve health through connecting youth with the land, culture and community
Elise Krohn, M.Ed. is the project lead for the Tend, Gather and Grow. She is an educator, author, herbalist and native foods specialist in the Pacific Northwest. She has 17 years of experience teaching in tribal communities working with elders and cultural specialists on community gardens, food sovereignty resources, healing addiction and chronic disease prevention. She is as a clinical herbalist and authored two books and numerous articles. Ms. Krohn is currently an educator at Garden Raised Bounty, where she is developing a K-12 curriculum on Northwest plants called Tend, Gather and Grow. Her blog can be found at www.wildfoodsandmedicines.com.