Please join Wishtoyo for a free community event in honor of Earth Day on Sunday, April 26th from 3:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m at Wishtoyo’s Chumash Discovery Village. Plant a native plant, learn about Chumash history and culture, listen to traditional stories and participate in a sunset ceremony. This event is free and open to […]

Join Ojai native plant guide Lanny Kaufer and special guest Professor James Adams of USC School of Pharmacy on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a Spring Medicinal Plant Workshop based on his ground-breaking pharmacological studies on local native plants.  The plant identification session will take place on the pathways at the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy’s Cluff […]

Ojai native plant guide Lanny Kaufer will make his annual visit  to his favorite Santa Barbara front-country trail on San Antonio Creek out of Tucker’s Grove County Park. He will lead a 3-hour Herb Walk there on Saturday, April 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  On this walk, he will identify, demonstrate and discuss the […]

Following another sold-out workshop in April, Professor James Adams of USC School of Pharmacy will return to Ojai on Saturday, July 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a Summer Medicinal Plant Workshop as the guest of Ojai native plant guide Lanny Kaufer’s Herb Walks series. The workshop will be based on Dr. Adams’ ground-breaking pharmacological studies on local native plants as […]

OXNARD, California.– Celebrate Oxnard’s cultural diversity at the 23rd Annual Multicultural Festival on, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Plaza Park, 500 S. C. Street.  Admission is free. The Multicultural Festival features a variety of fun, educational activities, entertainment and exhibits for all ages.  This year, the festival’s theme is […]

The first ever Ojai Herbal Symposium will take place from Friday evening, November 16, through Sunday evening, November 18, on the theme of  “Natural Resilience.” The Symposium will present respected experts, authors, and speakers from across the spectrum of modern herbalism, pharmacy, integrative medicine, Oriental medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, and Chumash healing. Classes will be accessible […]

Ojai native plant guide Lanny Kaufer will lead an Herb Walk at Arroyo Hondo Preserve on the Gaviota Coast north of Santa Barbara on Saturday, July 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The walk will conclude with a direct-from-the-grower native plant sale hosted by Santa Barbara Natives (SBN), a native plant nursery founded by […]