Intro to Plant Identification and Ecosystems

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Date & Time

Tue, Jan 11 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Address (map)

735 State Street, Suite 428

Venue (website)

Artemisia Academy

New to the Santa Barbara Area? Want to learn the plants that you hike by every day?

Join local herbalist & nutritionist Emily Sanders for a 6-week outdoor course on Introductory Plant Identification & Ecosystems Tour of Santa Barbara.

Tuesdays Jan. 11th – Feb. 15th,

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

During this class you will:

·      Learn the basics of leaf, flower, and tree identification.

·      Discover the 10 most common edible and poisonous plant families in the area.

·      Study over 60 common local plants, how to detect what general plant ecosystem you are in, and what medicinal herbs grow in each one of them.

·      Visit a local farm or nursery to learn the basics of growing & harvesting herbs, so you can start your own herbal garden in your backyard!

This is a 100% outdoor class, with light hiking of up to 2 to 3 miles per class.  Each class will meet at a different location each week.  Schedule, locations and driving directions will be emailed out the week before class starts.

​$600 – Class fee

For signup, please visit

This class is a part of Artemisia Academy’s Spring Herbal Apprentice Program Intensive.  Prices for this class are discounted when people sign up for the program as a whole.

For more information on the Herbal Apprentice Program, please visit:



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