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Instructor Highlight – Shane Brown

Meet Shane Brown, tracker, craftsman, environmental educator and caretaker of Earthroots’ 39-acre property, Big Oak Canyon. Shane started volunteering with Earthroots when he was a teenager in 2011. He is dedicated to learning and sharing the skills that it takes … Continue reading

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Wildlife at Big Oak Canyon

Last year, my partner and I were granted permission to set up wildlife cameras at Big Oak Canyon, Earthroots’ 39-acre property in Silverado, CA. After watching multiple wildlife camera enthusiasts on YouTube, we were inspired to start our own journey … Continue reading

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2017-2018 Annual Report

2017-2018 Earthroots Annual Report PDF As we reach this annual milestone we reflect with gratitude and joy at Earthroots’ impact during the 2017-2018 academic year. Thank you for being a part of the Earthroots community. Together, we are creating opportunities … Continue reading

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Wild Edibles – Recipes & More

Acorn Pancakes Acorns can be found beneath southern California Oak trees in the mid to late fall. Acorns have been the staple food source for early Californians for thousands of years, and therefore, an important food to know how to prepare. Generally … Continue reading

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2017 Impact Report

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”  ~ John Muir print version Earthroots continues to grow and thrive thanks to a dynamic staff and support from community members … Continue reading

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Bring the Future Into Balance

End of year blog by Jodi Levine-Wright “Every one of us understands that our personal health is directly connected to the health of our planet, the health of our ecosystems and the health of our organizations and communities….Feel yourselves be a part of … Continue reading

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2015 Year End Appeal Letter

Dear friend of Earthroots, Take a moment to think back on a time when you were sitting around the campfire. Perhaps you were telling stories and laughing with friends. You could see their faces by the glow of the fire … Continue reading

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Pine Needle Tea Party!

We recently we had our first, of hopefully many, tea parties in Forest Kindergarten class. It was the idea of one of our Instructors, Stacey Anderson, who this summer attended a Forest School training where she was inspired to bring back what she … Continue reading

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Cooking with Acorns

My favorite trails are littered with acorns from the recent big winds. This incredibly nutritious food has been feeding native people of our region for thousands of years, and is used today by a wide spectrum of cultures.  After reading … Continue reading

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2015 Mid-Year Report

Thank you for being a part of Earthroots Field School! 2015 has been full of transformative classes, workshops, and camps for people of all ages. In this 2015 Mid-Year Report, we are excited to share a glimpse of those programs … Continue reading

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