Experience the magic of the Arizona Desert with Cyndi Ruehl, a Desert Ecologist, Arid Lands Restorationist, Certified Herbalist, Certified Master Gardener, Conservationist and Professor who has lived and loved the desert at the Superstition Mountains near Apache Junction, AZ for over 35 years. Cyndi conducts guided walkabouts on the desert teaching the medicinal and edible aspects of our wondrous desert plants, and teaches medicine making from the desert plants, plant relationships, and desert vegetable gardening. She also enjoys consulting for school garden projects. She depends on the abundance of the desert for her medicine and uses many of the plants for food. She harvests each plant with reverence and gratitude in awareness of its home and its plant neighbors, with sustainability always at heart.
Discover hands-on how the plants of the desert can nourish and heal you physically and energetically.
Learn how to live in harmony with the Earth from someone who has dedicated her life to enjoying, restoring, and preserving its riches as well as educating others to do the same.
Walk the desert, Create your own desert food and medicine, and much more in Cyndi's classes which include a wide variety of levels of experience and learning from basic awareness and identification, to harvesting and medicine making, to more intensive plant relationship classes. Her classes are geared for young children to the serious herbalist.