Upcoming Appearances, Projects & Events

Upcoming Events

7 p.m. Weds, Sept. 18 in Portland, OR
Enjoy *free* beer from Full Sail and *free* pizza from Rovente at Destination DIY‘s “Makin’ It” crafty/project night and listening event from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18, at ADX in Portland, Oregon. The address is 417 Southeast 11th Ave., (cross street is SE Oak). I’ll be the featured live interview, will do a short presentation on local edible and medicinal plants, and will also have copies of my books available for sale and signing. Before and after, there will be a DJ (“DJ Daddy Issues” – haha). Participants are encouraged to bring DIY craft projects in progress to work on. More info on this free event here

5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 in Pendleton, OR
Catch me reading from my book, “Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness,” in Pendleton, Oregon, at Prodigal Son Brewery & Pub at 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 21. I’ll have copies available for sale and signing, and will also do a short presentation on some local wild plants. Event is free.

11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 in Portland, OR
See me as a featured author on stage at the annual Wordstock Festival in Portland, Oregon, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 5, reading from Dandelion Hunter and sharing the spotlight with fellow forager-author and blogger Langdon Cook, who will be reading from his new book from Random House about mushroom foragers, “The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America.” I look forward to reviewing his new book on this blog soon!


In response to popular demand, I have filmed a plant identification walk with high quality equipment and by a professional videographer and am in the process of getting it edited. I am hoping to have it available for download or streaming online sometime in October. Stay tuned!

You can watch me on national TV in late October on episode 6 of the upcoming show “Brew Dogs” on the new Esquire Network. When I know the air date, I will be sure to let you know!


While I do not have any in-person foraging classes scheduled this fall, I am available for hire for private presentations, workshops and plant walks on demand for individuals, groups, businesses, and more. I offer guided plant-spirit meditation and smoking ceremonies as well. To inquire about hiring me for speaking or teaching, e-mail me at RebeccaELerner@gmail.com

Healing Work

“I have experienced energy work before with varying degrees of success, [but] nothing came close to the experience I had with Becky. The word profound doesn’t do it justice. I now feel better than I have in years!!” – S.K

 Plant Spirit Reiki  is my shamanic healing practice incorporating Reiki energy medicine with guided meditation, botanical blends and other tools. My clients find Plant Spirit Reiki extremely helpful and transformative for addressing PTSD, anxiety, depression, addiction, and the general stresses of life. Avid readers may know I have been offering energy medicine for a year now and count among my teachers multi-dimensional healer Jeanette Hieter, shamanic priestess Selene Aswell, and shaman Laural Virtues Wauters. For more testimonials, rates, and info on my approach and background doing this work, please visit PlantSpiritReiki.com.

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