our next Moonflower Herb Fest
is Nov 3 2018 at Zilker Botanical Gardens Austin Texas
Story of the Moonflower
Once upon a time a girl picked her way down a dry, dusty, and lonely path. She came to the edge of a stream and was scared to cross, but took a step in. The icy cold water swirled around her legs and she felt more and more unsteady but with each step she was sure she needed to, had to, complete the journey . She struggled to the other side and stumbled out into a secret place. The place where the moonflowers grow. A place of enchantment, where the wind whispered tales of our ancestors in the rustling leaves, where spirits spoke thru plants, rocks, and mushrooms giggled as she tiptoed by........ Continue Reading.
Learn Traditional and Modern Plant Wisdom
Learn traditional plant wisdoms from locally & nationally recognized herbalists. Visit our classes page for our 2016 class lineup. This year we are happy to present our Keynote Speaker Dr. Rosita Arvigo, a naprapathic physician, herbalist, international lecturer and author.
First Celebrated On The Sacred Land Of Alma de Mujer
Alma de Mujer is nestled in the Texas Hill Country and on the banks of Cypress Creek. Alma de Mujer offers a relaxing immersion into nature with a medicine wheel garden featuring native and traditional herbs and much more. A percentage of all profits from Moonflower Herb Fest will be donated back to Alma de Mujer to help with the upkeep of the sacred land.
Honor with Ceremonies & Come Together on the Dark Moon
Moonflower Herb Fest will have a focus on ceremony & ritual, offering many classes discussing different modalities of spiritual healing and practice such as moon yoga, astrology, green burial, medicine bags, drumming & more. Join in a class or one of our collective ceremonies including a Dia De Los Muertos(Day of the Dead) celebration.
In Honor of Healer & Activist Maria Elena Martinez
Celebrating the elder Maria Elena Martinez , and her many accomplishments in the political arena as well as her career of teaching.