Root & Rise
Connecting with nature for healing & growth
Our mission is
to cultivate social and emotional wellness through creativity and interaction with nature.
Our vision is
equitable and universal access to integrative, whole-person well-being.
We place particular importance on inclusivity of those who are marginalized, underserved, and who otherwise have limited access to alternative healing opportunities like our programs.
Root & Rise offers therapeutic, nature-based programs for individuals and groups of all abilities and needs.
improve physical health
reduce stress & depression
increase self-esteem & resiliency
develop social skills
are designed and built to be sustainable and universally accessible
can be used for therapeutic sessions and programs
What is therapeutic horticulture?
Therapeutic horticulture is the process that uses plant-based activities to improve physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual well-being.
Example activities & goals:
reduces anxiety by focusing on surroundings