upcoming events and classes

Attendance/Cancellation Policy: Seating is limited, so in order to secure your spot, payment is required upon registration. Refunds will not be available unless registrants notify SEEDS within 72 hours prior to event. If registration is too low, classes may be cancelled. Registrants will be notified within 72 hours prior to event and fees will be refunded.

Previous Classes

Environmental Stewardship

Composting Workshop

DATE: Saturday, January 10th
TIME: 2:00-4:00 p.m.
PLACE: Anneliese Schools’ Willowbrook Campus
20062 Laguna Canyon Rd. Laguna Beach, CA
FEE: Adults $15/Kids 12 & under Free
AGES: All ages welcome, children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult

Start your New Year with a good foundation…soil foundation, that is! Learn the basic skills of composting. Andrew Bell, resident composting expert at Anneliese Schools’ Willowbrook campus, will show you how to make composting easy — from building bins to layering and turning. Andrew will also cover composting with earthworms (vermi-composting) and will have local earthworms, as well as pre-made worm composting boxes, available to purchase on site.


Instructor Bio:

IMG_0163Andrew Bell is the sustainability coordinator at the Willowbrook campus where he also teaches garden science. Andrew has an extensive background in organic farming and composting. He was awarded an Associates Degree in Organic Horticulture from College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California and has been eating organic ever since!

Events & Classes

Dying Into Life: Conversations About Death & Dying

treeWHAT: A discussion about life, death, and beyond.
WHEN: Thur., Feb. 26
TIME: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Anneliese’s Willowbrook Campus, 20062 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
WHO: Adults
FEE: $10 General Public

Dr. Deerheart will creatively weave several narratives filled with untold end-of-life possibilities, myths, and the hidden gifts in caring for a loved one in their dying days and beyond. We will discuss the ethical, moral, and faith-driven questions that arise in contemplating death..


With this series, participants will be inspired to contemplate the journey to death. Dr. Deerheart, founder of theheartway.org, will help raise the spiritual dimension of death into our consciousness with the sincere hope of inspiring an understanding of our end of life journey.

About Andrea Deerheart:

headshot Andrea is the passionate founder of the HeartWay.  Using wisdom gathered from decades of  guiding   the living and dying; physically, spiritually, and psychologically, Andrea has provided  loving care and healing for those on the journey of conscious living and dying.  Her primary  work and teaching focuses on issues related to wellness, nutritional healing, death and  dying, as well as grief and loss, and supporting mindful and compassionate care. She also  offers diverse programs emphasizing the relevance that the lessons learned near death have  for living a more loving and compassionate life. She has competed her Doctorate degree in  mythology with an emphasis in depth psychology, and comparative religions, death, dying,  and beyond. She is a sought after consultant, writer, and poet.

Events & Classes

2015 TerraVita Herbal Symposium

Reconnect to your roots with plant medicine. The symposium will feature workshops, plant walks, music, nature and a marketplace.

WHEN: Feb. 28 & March 1, 2015

WHERE: Anneliese Schools’ Willowbrook Campus
20062 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach, CA

Sat. or Sun. $55 by Dec. 15, $70 after.
Both Sat. and Sun. $95 by Dec. 15, $115 after.
Children’s Program: Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $45 by Dec. 15, $60 after.

The TerraVita Herbal Symposium in Laguna Beach, CA is a weekend gathering, filled with diverse and hands on workshops on herbal medicine and it’s benefits for your health and well being. The weekend will include gourmet vegetarian lunch, a market place and festivities on Saturday evening. Sunday we are hosting a children’s program as well. Come for the weekend or just a day. Find out more information on the Terra Vita Herbal Symposium Facebook page  or call 541-200-9972.

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