tending grief

plants, practices & community


Join us this Samhain season for a gentle exploration of grief tending practices in intimate community.

Over the course of four weeks, we explore different pathways for opening to or deepening our relationship with grief. Some of these will include plant relationships, creative and body-based practices, ritual ideas, discussion, sharing and personal reflection.

Each session may include a short presentation, a guided invitational exercise, community discussion and personal reflection. There will be space for each of us to share collective wisdom from our personal experiences as well, for every creature knows the grief that comes with aliveness.

After exploring some of the many pathways toward grief tending, we will move towards envisioning what an appropriate, gentle grief tending practice might look like for each of us in the winter months ahead.


We will gather on Mondays from 6-7:15pm ET on November 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2023.

This four week program will take place over Zoom. There will be closed captioning available.

These gatherings will not be recorded. However, each sessions slides will be emailed out to all who sign up.

This will be a gentle and lovingly held container.  Folks are welcome to be on or off screen, participate or not as they feel called, and are free to utilize the unmute or chat functions to contribute.  Come as you are.

Attending all four sessions is encouraged but not required. You are still welcome to join us if you can only make some of the sessions.



what wisdom might grief have to share with you,

this Samhain season?


This offering is available at three tiers of pricing. Please select that which is most appropriate to your financial circumstances.

$88 – Cost of program

$66 – A little less (use coupon code TG66)

$44 – Solidarity rate (use coupon code TG44)

If price is still a barrier, email me at ofhawthornandyew@protonmail.com for scholarship access


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Questions and Answers



  • No! This will be a very gentle container
  • All practices will be invitational (meaning you can feel into if something feels supportive and appropriate for you)
  • We will not be diving deep into our personal grief in this container; rather, the focus will be on sharing experiences, skills, plant relationships, practices (including embodiment and non-body based), and ritual invitations around tending the grief that lives within us all
  • This will be a firmly held facilitated container so that the intention for the offering remains on course



  • This offering is for members of the home / body community.
  • any queer or trans person seeking to explore grief tending in supportive community
  • folks seeking skills and relationships to bolster their existing grief work practices
  • folks looking for a gentle engagement with deep, complex and potent topic without diving too deeply inward
  • folks who find it meaningful to engage each autumn in grief work and inward reflection
  • folks feeling ready to gently ask themselves what grief tending their heart might desire this dark season

Note: This is not for folks who are in active crisis.

Feel free to email me if you have other questions or concerns!



Sign up using the link below!

Registration is open now through Oct 31, 2023.

Note: Space is limited for intimacy and connection.

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