• 10am to 11am: Medicine Class prep

• 11am to 12:30am: Medicine with Wendy Read

• 12:45pm to 12:55pm: The Water Dip - Trimming with Dr. Joyce - Do you want to do faster and more efficient trimming? This demonstration will change your life. The Water Dip is a 10 minute video with Doctor Joyce - The Bud Sister salve, certified therapy cannabis consultant, and teacher at Humboldt Cannabis College, using cannabis in her art.

• 1pm to 2:30pm: Juicing fresh cannabis leaf with Donna King, the Queen of our juicing scene. Learn how to juice using several types of machines, the many health benefits of THC A & CBD A, and the proper dosages.

• 3pm to 4:20pm: Medicine Classes, Part 2 - Finishing it up and putting it all together with Wendy Read

• 4:30pm to 5:30pm: Video of an essential oil steam extraction demonstration. Filmed earlier with Crystal Rae, she will be here with the oil that was extracted earlier that day and others she has made and brought to be experienced. Read her bio below:

Crystal Rae’s passion for plants has been guiding her path for more than a decade. As a Certified Massage Therapist, Clinical Herbalist, Aromatherapist & Permaculture Designer, she began cultivating, medicine making and working with medicinal herbs and clients in 2000 in Mendocino County. In 2001, she
started Plant Spirit Botanicals, LLC and began making organic, therapeutic skin care creams for severe eczema and psorisis. In 2011, she came out of the
shadows with her cannabis essential oil based creams by the name of CannaSpirit Topicals. The only time she ever entered her products into a competition,
she took 1st & 2nd Place at the 2014 Emerald Cup proving essential oils and terpenes are a major healing force even in the absence of THC and CBDs. She
loves educating and sharing her passion for traditional folk medicine and natural healing. She can be reached at crystalrae13@gmail.com or on
Instagram @ CannaSpirit Creams.


Wendy of the Caretaker's Garden will also be teaching at the Golden Tarp Awards at the Mateel Community Center in Redway on October 1st. She will teach "Preserving Fresh Cannabis." Learn how to make tinctures, pesto, and acid-intact concentrates.

For more info about the below classes, please contact Wendy at caretakersg@gmail.com

October 8/9 - The Biology of Cannabis weekend workshop at the Caretaker's Garden
This is a comprehensive class that explains the science of Cannabis in easy to understand terms. Thoroughly explore the endocannabinoid system, the functions of individual cannabinoids and the benefits of consuming fresh cannabis. Get answers to questions such as, “Why is Cannabis therapy so beneficial in such a broad range of conditions?” and “How does Cannabis cure cancer?” Learn about terpenes and essential oils, dosaging and how to determine the psychoactivity levels of the multitude of different Cannabis medicines available. Students are also introduced to other medicinal herbs and how they work synergistically with Cannabis. Includes Saturday dinner and Sunday lunch.

October 22/23 Making Medicine with Marijuana weekend workshop at the Caretaker's Garden
This is a comprehensive, very active, hands-on workshop that is fun for beginners and advanced medicine makers alike. Students learn how to make tinctures, infused oils, salves and concentrates. Learn about essential oils, hydrosols, skin creams, lotions, edibles, salves, and flower essences.

November 2 Cannabis Therapy Consultant certification exam
If you are signed up for the exam, you will receive the take-home written portion of the exam on November 2 and you will turn it in on November 3. Please sign-up soon so Wendy can get you the study questions! You will give your ten-minute presentation on November 5th at the Happy Harvest Festival in Boonville.

November 5 Happy Harvest Festival in Boonville
Come see student presentations, enter your flowers or products in the competition, and hear guest speaker, Martin Lee, catch everyone up on project CBD and the latest in the industry. Dinner will be a potluck this year so you can show off your harvest recipes. Entry fee: $20

Martin A Lee is an activist, journalist, and author who has published a number of works, including Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational, and Scientific. He is Co-Founder & Director of Project CBD, a non-profit organization he started with Fred Gardner in 2010. Lee co-authored his first book, Acid Dreams: The CIA, LSD and the Sixties Rebellion, in 1985. It explored the use of LSD during the 1960’s, including mind control experiments conducted by the CIA. Lee went on to co-found Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) in 1986 in order to eliminate corporate and establishment media bias. He served as the first Editor of the organizations publication Extra! and later became its Publisher. Lee co-authored his second book, Unreliable Sources: A Guide to Detecting Bias in News Media, in 1990 as an expansion on his work with FAIR. Despite his work in non-fiction literature, Lee may be most recognized for his as an investigative journalist. He was awarded the Pope Foundation Award for Investigative Journalism in 1994. Lee covered the medical cannabis movement for years in the pages of O’Shaughnessy’s, before founding Project CBD.

December 10/11 The Spirit of Cannabis Class
Explore the use of Cannabis as a sacrament throughout history. Start all the way back to the Neanderthals as they develop speech and spirituality. Continue on to discover how marijuana was actually the seed of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam. Look at how Moses and Jesus used Cannabis according to the Torah and Bible. Journey to meet the spirit of the Queen of herbs herself, and explore ways to bring Cannabis into your own spiritual practice as well. Includes Saturday dinner and Sunday lunch.