Classes & Events

Jane Bothwell teaching

Welcome to our classes and events center. Below you will see our list of current events.

Please drop by Moonrise Herbs on the plaza or call at (707) 822-5296 for updated information on additional classes and/or free talks, and also for more detailed information on the following classes. Class sizes are limited, so register early. The store remains open after class for purchases, so you can get the tools you need to begin (or continue!) your journey to health.

  Here, Jane Bothwell teaches her Beginning With Herbs class.

Look below for our upcoming class and event offerings!


Chinese Medicinal Herbs with Donald Hughes

Tuesday, July 25

6:30 - 8:00pm

Cost: $15


This class will teach basic Chinese herbal philosophy and how to use Chinese herbs in your daily lives. Attendees will learn how to use Chinese medicinals as supplements in cooking and to make simple combinations of herbs for various ailments. This class will also teach how to use plasters, and how to use moxibustion and simple acupressure to improve health.

Donald Hughes, Lac. received his Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland, California. He received his massage training from the Acupressure Institute, formerly in Berkeley, California, now a part of the McKinnon Institute. He has had a private practice since 2006.

 **This class may fill up quickly so register quickly by calling Moonrise Herbs at 707-822-5296!**



Beginning with Herbs Fall Session with Jane Bothwell


September 13 - November 1

6:00 - 9:30pm

Cost: $385


This series is an excellent introduction to the world of healing plants for the beginner and those with more experience as well, these classes will guide you through the gentle, healing way of herbs.
Includes field identification, herbal first-aid, demonstration and use of medicinal preparations (salves, tinctures, syrups, pills, etc.), formula making, and more, with lots of “hands-on” activities. We will prepare a number of herbal products and you’ll each have samples to take home.

Meets one evening a week for 8 weeks, and two herb walks:

-Dandelion Herbal Center Sunday, Sept 24, 2017 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
-Trinidad Head Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Tuition: $ 385 Includes samples and two herb walks.
To register or learn more, visit or call 707-442-8157