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Beachside Botanicals

August 4, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - August 11, 2015 @ 11:00 am


Beachside Botanicals: An Immersion in Tropical Ecology

• Class Description:

This week-long retreat will focus on Tropical Botany, Ecology, Permaculture and Materia Medica.

Workshops Include:
-Identification of Tropical Medicinal Plants
-Herbal Energetics
-Basic Botany and Anatomy
-Introduction to Permaculture
-Delicious Farm to Table Cuisine and Tropical Superfoods
-Medicine Making: tinctures, oils, salves, honeys, vinegars, herbal sodas, scrubs, etc…
-Herbal First Aid and Kitchen Remedies
-Elixirs and Mixology
-Yoga and Qi Gong
-Waterfall and Beach/Surf Excursions


Join us at Finca La Marea, an organic permaculture farm on the pacific coast of Costa Rica for a week of in-depth lectures, hands-on workshops, farm tours and plant walks, nourishing organic food and tropical tranquility….


• Teacher Bios:

Sarah Wu is a clinical herbalist and Permaculturist.  She is Co-Director and Educational Curator of the Punta Mona Center for Regenerative Design and Botanical Studies. She is also Co-Founder and Educational Curator of Medicines From the Edge: A Tropical Herbal Convergence, which takes place each March.  Sarah is also creator and Director of Envision Festival’s Village Witches program, which includes the festival’s healing sanctuary, sacred fire, elixir bar, ferment bar and herbal first-aid center.

Adrian C is a Deep Ecologist and Permaculturalist.  He is co-owner of Finca La Marea as well as Zion, an 80-acre permaculutre farm in California.  His years of experience and profound knowledge combined with a penchant for evocative teaching make him an excellent guide to permaculture and wholistic wellness. He will be sharing his knoweldge of tropical botany and farming, superfoods, wholistic wellness, Qi Gong and more.

• Language class is taught in:
Bilingual – English and Spanish

• Cost/Accommodations:
$390-995 Includes Lodging

— Food Options:
vegan, vegetarian, raw and fish options

• Notes or Comments:
Various Accommodation Options and Travel Packages Available

• Directions:

Finca la Marea- outside of Pavones, on the Golfo Dulce. Breathtaking views of the Golfo Dulce and Osa Peninsula.

We are arranging shuttles from San Jose.  For detailed bus or driving directions, please contact us.


August 4, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
August 11, 2015 @ 11:00 am
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Finca la Marea
Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica
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Katherine Berglund

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