Recent Clinics

We are launching a farmworkers clinic!

We are launching a farmworkers clinic!

(Español abajo) This fall The Botanical Bus: Bilingual Mobile Herb Clinic is coming together with Lideres Campesinas, Nuestra Comunidad and La Plaza: Nuestra Cultura Cura in the organization of a farmworker clinic.   In Sonoma County, Latinx residents make up 1/3 of the population and almost […]

A Story of Latinx Resiliency: Connection During COVID-19

A Story of Latinx Resiliency: Connection During COVID-19

(Español abajo) Last week we gathered online in our separate homes to learn about “La Cosecha”, the harvest of medicinal herbs, from promotora de salud, Maria de Lourdes Pérez Centurión. The workshop brought us together on Zoom, 15 live square computer screens merged while some […]

“La Cosecha Cura” Healing Harvest

“La Cosecha Cura” Healing Harvest

Promotora (pro-mo-tor-a): community health worker who is rising up to lead, advocate, educate, mentor, and translate health programming in their own community After months of sharing recipes and shelter-in-place screen shots of potted plants, our team of Promotoras gathered in the fields for a healing […]

Plants to the People! COVID-19 Mutual Aid Action

Plants to the People! COVID-19 Mutual Aid Action

The Botanical Bus: Bilingual Mobile Herb Clinic and non-profit Daily Acts are distributing 1,500 garden kits to Latinx community members experiencing food insecurity in Sonoma County. We are partnering with United Farm Workers, Graton Day Labor Center, La Luz Center, La Plaza, CAP Sonoma and […]

Breaking Ground in Corazon’s Jardín de Sanación

Breaking Ground in Corazon’s Jardín de Sanación

Our first workshop in the community garden at Corazon Healdsburg felt like picnic lunch with old friends. We stared in the garden, harvesting Calendula flowers for next month’s medicine oil making workshop. Dozens of radical Calendula plants have broken free of their garden beds to […]

Yerba Santa Strong at La Luz in Sonoma

Yerba Santa Strong at La Luz in Sonoma

One year after the devastating fires, we gathered with the Latinx community at La Luz Center in Sonoma to nourish our lungs and heal from grief. We circled up in the kitchen, to share evacuation testimonies still alive with trauma and to prepare a batch […]

Health Justice in Roseland

Health Justice in Roseland

In partnership with Sanación del Pueblo (Town Healing), a project of North Bay Organizing Project, we gathered in Roseland, Santa Rosa to learn about environmental toxins and how we can empower healthy communities. Roseland is a 65% Latinx neighborhood that ranks lowest in well-being of […]