The Story of Water

by: Shane Brown From the soothing tap on the forest floor, to the slow thunder of shifting boulders, carving canyons and rumbling cascades, this Water has a long journey to arrive at our door – many miles, many canyons, many pipes and ducts, many days!  Do you know where it Read more…

Nature is for Everyone

In the past few weeks, Earthroots has taken time to listen, observe and learn how we can transform our organization to be more in alignment with our core values of “connecting with ourselves, each other and nature”. We have come to recognize that our organizational biases have been stifling our Read more…

COVID-19 Statement from Earthroots

Dear Earthroots Community, In light of the recent events surrounding the COVID-19 virus, our organization has decided to implement precautionary measures to help keep our community healthy and safe. Effective immediately, all current classes, events, and gatherings will be postponed or canceled. All weekly classes have been canceled until the Read more…

Winter Renewal

As the hustle and bustle from the holidays settle down, I like to observe the beautiful winter colors of January. This is my favorite time to get out into the natural jewels of Orange County. It’s not too hot and if I’m lucky, I can pull out and actually wear, Read more…

Survival Skills: Food

It was the fourth day of my survival skills training & we were on the topic of food. Lessons ranged from trapping & skinning animals to leaching and cooking acorns. Our instructor, Tom Brown Jr., described how the notches on the traps had to be cut at precise angles, exact Read more…

Instructor Highlight – Kat Cobb

Meet Mrs. Kat, Earthroots’ new Program Director, Homeschool Field Class lead instructor, and Eco-Literacy instructor at the Journey School. Mrs. Kat finds joy being a mentor to children, young adults, and other teachers in nature-connection, farm to table cooking, horticulture, confidence and safety in nature, and environmental science. The last 5 years Read more…