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“Harmony of Nature” Event & Speaker Panel

March 25, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

District216’s second Marquee Event will focus on plant medicine and feature experts in the field of herbal medicine and ethnobotany. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the benefits of plant medicine and explore new avenues for healing and self-discovery. Please visit https://www.district216.com/events/marquee-event-harmony-of-nature for more info. And here is a link to buy tickets right now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/district216-marquee-event-harmony-of-nature-tickets-579340873147

Topic: ”Harmony of Nature: Bridging Traditional Plant Medicine Healing with Scientific Innovation for a Sustainable Future.”

Speakers: Amanda Reiman, Lanny Kaufer, and Robert Johnson

Members Free: Also, if you know a Member, ask them for a discounted ticket.

Guests Welcome:  Guests may purchase $250 tickets.

Amanda Reiman is from Personal Plants. Dr. Reiman is a social worker who has been studying the relationships between people and psychoactive plants for 20+ years. Dubbed the “Dr. Ruth of cannabis”, Amanda’s superpower is taking complicated and stigmatized information and making it accessible to the masses. Quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Playboy and elsewhere, she is the trusted voice and conscience of the cannabis space. Having earned her PhD in Social Welfare from UC Berkeley, her research focuses on the use of psychoactive plants in a harm reduction context. Through her company, Personal Plants, she educates others around developing and maintaining healthy relationships with psychoactive plants. She is also the Co-Founder of SACRΞD GARDΞN, which focuses on psychedelic plant education, conservation and cultivation utilizing Web3 technology to build community. Amanda resides in Mendocino County, CA, in the famed Emerald Triangle and is a dedicated teacher, gardener, partner and dog and cat mom.

Lanny Kaufer has been leading “herb walks,” nature hikes, and workshops in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties since 1976, educating hundreds of locals and visitors on the edible and medicinal flora of the area. He holds a biology degree from UC Santa Cruz and is the author of Medicinal Herbs of California: A Field Guide to Common Healing Plants (Falcon Guides, 2021). He hosts the Ojai Herbal Symposium, held in November. Lanny is a lifelong advocate for the ceremonial use of peyote. He is a member in good standing of American Indian Religion of Dzilth-na-dith-hle, based in Bloomfield, NM.

Robert Johnson is a product developer and consultant who has worked in the cannabinoid and supplement space since 2008. He’s the owner/CEO of Custom Capsule Consultants, which offers best-in-class manufacturing services, product development, and custom formulations. He’s also the founder of the Mycroboost mushroom supplement brand, as well as CBD is Better and Kratom+.

His insights around psychedelics, mycology, hemp, cannabis, supplements, product development, market demands and consumer trends have earned him bylines in Rolling Stone, Cannabis Industry Journal, Natural Products Insider, mg magazine, Nutritional Outlook, and Green Entrepreneur, He’s been a featured speaker and panelist at numerous industry events, including the California Psychedelic Conference.

District216 is a members only psychedelic social club based in Santa Barbara, CA for thinkers, creators & trailblazers. Their mission is to be a thriving community of psychedelics pioneers that exchange ideas, explore health innovations, author new policies, and grow the ecosystem into a thriving industry. Their longterm vision is to advance the full legalization and normalization of psychedelics use in our daily lives, worldwide.


March 25, 2023
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm


‪(805) 380-5216
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LoDo Studios
216 E. Gutierrez Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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