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2017 Workshops, Internships & Apprenticeships

Spring Session April 17
Summer Session June 26
Fall Session September 25

Food Resilience & Self-Reliance Permaculture, Organic, & Biodynamic Gardening & Farming, Food Forests, Animal Husbandry – Dairy Farming, Butchering, Tanning Hides, Beekeeping, Food preservation, Fermentation, Emergency Preparedness, Paradigm Shift Planning. First Aid.

Herbs & Holistic Health  Herbal Medicine, Plant Identification, Ethnobotany, Making Herbal Products including body care, culinary, Nutrition, Qigong (Conscious Movement), Food as Medicine, Indigenous and Native Plants Uses, Community Health, Aromatherapy, Flower Essences.

Sustainable Building Trades Green Building – Tools and Home Maintenance, Tiny & Wheeled Homes, Carpentry and Woodworking, Sustainable Forestry, Solar and Off Grid

See the Spring 2017 Schedule Here

Live on-site for immersive community experience or live at home and attend part time

Tailored to Your Learning Interests
College Credit Available

Learn from Elders and other Experienced Teachers
Hands-on Experiential Learning
Learn with Others with Similar Interests
 Serve and Build Community

Costs: There is no  financial cost for the 2017 Program, it is a work trade, experiential learning program, 10-15 hours a week is required in lieu of tuition. Residential programs may require additional hours. Some classes are open to community members with an average cost of $10-20 sliding scale, with work trade, and Native scholarships often available. All  classes are included in the intern program at no extra charge. Interns pay for housing either in our network, or elsewhere in the area, with very limited number of work trade spaces available.

Location: Varies, either held in biking and bus distance in the Eugene area.  We also offer carpooling for sites off the busline, most are within 10-15 miles of Eugene. We have a focus on the River Road neighborhood for most projects.

To Apply: Fill out the online form as well as call and email.

Eugene area housing may be available at our network of farms & urban homesteads. Housing spaces include private rooms in communal households, dormitories, tipis, yurts, RVs, homes ranging in size from tiny to three bedroom. Some housing includes meals. Some financial contribution may be required, depending on space, some offer work trade either part or full. Apply now, spaces go fast, and get on the wait list if full.

Zaniyan is adopting and expanding the Eagletree Herb Intern Program, video about 2016 program. 

We hope to be adding classes in the future on:

Life Cycle

  • Beginning of Life
    • Midwifery & Natural Birth
    • Protecting the Future Teaching Children & Youth
  • Elders
    • Preserving Indigenous & Many Nations Wisdom & Heritage
  • Death & Dying
    • Awareness and Respect

Interested? Contact us.