Upcoming Events

Here at Traditional Roots, our mission to help you learn about herbal medicine. Whether you’re a curious beginner or an advanced medical practitioner, we have exciting events planned with your needs in mind. Come to us for summer events in the Min Zidell Healing Garden, Hands-On Medicine Evenings (HOME) or indoor talks year ’round on the NUNM campus. And we also come to you, offering guided medicinal plant walks in natural spaces around Portland.

Fifth Annual Traditional Roots Herbal ConferenceTraditional Roots Institute | Herbal conference | herbal medicine

May 18-20, 2018

Thank you for your love of herbal medicine. We can’t wait to share ours with you! Join us in May for the fifth annual Traditional Roots Herbal Conference, where we will make, taste and touch medicine and talk about the best ways to use herbal medicine in clinical practice. Find out more here.


HOME: Crafting an Herbal Smoking Mixture

Monday, March 12, 2018 | 6 – 8 p.m.

Join the Traditional Roots Institute and herbalist Nome McBride for a hands-on medicine evening making smoking formulas both for clinical recovery as well as ceremony or recreation. Find out more here.


Traditional Roots Institute | herbal medicine | free herb walk | herbal medicines of Forest ParkForest Park Hikes

Monthly, February through November.

Get your Vitamin N (for nature) and meet your plant neighbors. Free monthly herb walks run February through November from 11 a.m. to noon.