Shai Schnall (they/he) is a land steward, shepherd, farmer and educator dedicated to fostering connection to spirit, community, land and self. They are excited to work and live at the Mariposa Institute as a resident and the Facilities Manager. They bring their full self to their work as a trans Ashkenazi Jew committed to justice for all people. As Facilities Manager, they keep the cabins full, the infrastructure operating, schedule and support retreats, and build community among residents. Reach out to them if you are interested in learning more about Mariposa, booking a retreat, or becoming a resident.
Wilder Herbertson (they/them) is an ancestral skills practitioner and teacher with a focus on mushroom and plant foraging, fiber arts, and ancestrally appropriate diet. They are called to share this earth-connected work so that others can join in this reverence and wonder. They believe that by recommitting daily our connection to the earth, we can build a future in which we can live. Wilder provides bookkeeping and administrative support to Mariposa Institute.