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Root & Rise

Therapeutic Horticulture


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Connecting with nature for healing & growth

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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.

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Root & Rise offers therapeutic, nature-based programs for individuals and groups of all abilities and needs. 

Our programs:

  • improve physical health

  • reduce stress & depression

  • increase self-esteem & resiliency

  • develop social skills

Our gardens:

  • are designed and built to be  sustainable and universally accessible 

  • can be used for therapeutic sessions and programs

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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:

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crafting windchimes 


reduces anxiety by focusing on surroundings 

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