Lake Como Plant Walk

Date: June 3, 2015

Teacher Name and Titles: Erin Piorier

Piorier, Erin

We will meet outside of the Como Pavilion at 1360 Lexington Parkway North. It is 1.6 miles around the whole lake and it will probably take about 2 hours to make it around the lake win hike stopping to identify and discuss the plants.

Erin Piorier is a Traditional Western Herbalist who has been offering consultations, herbal education, and plant–based medicine to the Twin Cities community for over eight years. Erin is available for private consultation and provides her clients with handmade wildcrafted herbal products gathered from the fields and forest of the upper Midwest or grown in her organic garden. She is committed to safe, collaborative, respectful natural health care that treats the whole person.

Erin teaches extensively. She enjoys introducing beginners to the world of plant id and medicine making and enjoys digging into the big questions of herbal medicine and helping advanced students take their herbal work to the next level. Erin is the co–organizer of the community event the Holistic Health and Herbal Education Festival, which takes place annually in Cannon Falls, MN.

Erin is also a traditional midwife who offers homebirth services. She integrates her herbal practice into the care she provides childbearing women. She also offers classes and consultations focusing on health for women, babies, children and the whole family.

Erin is a mother of two children and lives with her family in St. Paul.