General Conference Info

We are gearing up for the 11th Annual Portland Plant Medicine Gathering and we can't wait to see you! Here are some general details for the weekend and frequently asked questions.

  • REGISTRATION: If you already registered online and/or sent money via Paypal, you are all set! There is no email or paper ticket. Just check in with your name the morning of the conference in front of Stamm West (Marketplace).
  • SCHOLARSHIPS/BIPOC SLIDING SCALE: If you applied for a scholarship and haven't heard back, please email to verify. Apologies if we have missed your emails. Also, this year we are offering free or sliding scale registration for Black, Indigenous, and Non-Black POC. More details on the Registration page.
  • SCHEDULE: The weekend's (tentative) schedule is finally up! Check out the schedule of workshops and events here. Also read more about our brilliant teachers here.
  • LOCATION: More information about the location (Lewis and Clark College) and conference spaces can be found here: Location and Accessibility
  • PARKING: Parking at Lewis and Clark is limited so we have set up a carpool link to coordinate rides. Post car availability and be sure to indicate what neighborhood you're coming from if you are originating in Portland. 
  • VENDORS: Bring your pennies! There will be a marketplace with some amazing vendors. Click here to view the list of vendors.
  • SCENT-FREE: Please be mindful and help us keep PPMG a scent-free space.
    • Writing utensil & notebook for notes.
    • Reusable water bottle
    • Thermos or mug for tea
  • COMMUNAL ALTAR: There will be a communal altar! Please bring offerings for the land and help set intentions as a community.
  • FOOD: We're excited to be featuring two food vendors this year: Jenny’s Jamaican Food Truck & Antilles Pearl Catering. 
    We also encourage you to bring food with you. There will be a free snack station in both the general seating area and the BIPOC Healing Space. Additionally, Lewis & Clark recommends the following nearby food options:
    • Multnomah Village French Quarter—This small food cart pod and cluster of shops in neighboring Multnomah Village offers a variety of cuisines, boutique shopping, and a seasonal produce stand. 
    • John’s Marketplace—A convenience store with a vast selection of beer and wine, this Multnomah Village spot also serves great burgers and sandwiches at the deli.
    • Dang’s Thai Kitchen—This pleasant Thai restaurant in Lake Oswego is just minutes from campus. Accepts reservations.  
    • NOLA Doughnuts—Fresh donuts, made-to-order beignets, and a 2-4 p.m. happy hour that gets you those beignets and coffee for only $2? What’s not to love? 
    • Chuckie Pies—This Lake Oswego restaurant features Neapolitan pizza, salads, wine, and beer. Accepts reservations.
    • Babica Hen Cafe—Comfort-food breakfast.
    • Casa del Pollo—Costa Rican comfort food. 
    • The 11 Restaurants that define Lake Oswego, mapped
    • There is also a New Seasons near Lewis and Clark.
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  • REGISTRATION PACKET: Get a sneak peek. Download a PDF of the conference registration packet.