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Foraging and wild food walks and courses are taught in woods, meadows and hedgerows across the UK. Learn to identify and harvest wild greens, edible leaves, herbs and mushrooms with expert foragers and herbalists in the picturesque wilderness of our green country. Collecting your own wild food (and medicine) is immensely satisfying and healthy - not to mention cost effective! Food foraging is an ancient skill that gets us back to the very basics of human life. Foraging workshops and walks make for a great day out in the fresh air, chatting with fellow foragers and learning delicious new recipes.
Wild basketry- workshop in the woods, forage your materials
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Wild basketry- workshop in the woods, forage your materials
East Sussex - Next course on 8th September 2019
£90
Learn how to make baskets from foraged materials which we gather on the day from the woodland site. On offer is a wide variety of techniques & materials including bramble, bark, bone, wild rose, grass, reed mace, bulrush. Learn about the whole cycle of production- harvesting the raw materials & processing them, through to completing a beautiful & useful basket to take home with you. Courses are scheduled to coincide with the seasonal availability of plants for foraging, therefore a different plant material and process is offered on each date...
Bushcraft with Native Hands
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Bushcraft with Native Hands
East Sussex - Next course on 8th September 2019
£90
A day in the woods foraging your materials to learn specific bushcraft skills, using ancient techniques. On offer is wild fire-making, wild cordage (string), bone needle-making, bark containers etc. The exact contents of the day are determined by the time of year, so please check the website courses calendar page, via the button above. Empowering, creative, skills for life... We aim to give you a satisfying learning experience as well as an enjoyable time away from it all. To support you in getting the most from your time, some simple...
Our healing garden herbal remedies
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Our healing garden herbal remedies
Dorset - Next course on 22nd September 2019
£60
Introduction to herbal remedies An introductory day of plant knowledge, traditional healing and remedies. We will look at ... Herbal medicine: the art and science The plants: identification, how we use them The remedies: teas, tinctures, oils, salves, creams, and many more... Your first steps: growing your own herbs, wild harvesting, preparation, preserving Learn how to use herbs medicinally, including sensory sessions and tastings. You will take home a selection of taster remedies and a plant/seeds to start your herbal journey!
Introduction to herbal medicine - weekend courses
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Introduction to herbal medicine - weekend courses
Herefordshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£195
Introduction to herbal medicine - A weekend course covering the basics of using herb in the home Course Overview An Introduction to Herbal Medicine Making. An exploration of the uses of herbs and learn to make your own top quality cosmetics and herbal preparations. Includes ID, growing, harvesting from my organic garden, drying and storing herbs. A practical 2 day workshop making teas, decoctions, infused oils, ointments, creams and other remedies This herbal medicine making course run by qualified herbalist Rowan McOnegal, who has 30 years experience of working as...
Summer Dyes from the Countryside - one day course
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Summer Dyes from the Countryside - one day course
Shropshire
£65
Summer Dyes from the Countryside - one day course at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. Take a basket and wander through the meadows, investigate our hedgerows and gardens to identify and collect traditional dye material. Participants will prepare dye baths of vibrant colours and dip and dye wool samples to take home. The historic use of dye plants and fibres will be explored through studying examples from the museum social history collection. Early Summer Dyes Sunday 2nd June and Late Summer dyes Sunday 18th August, the courses will use different...
The Natural Health Chest: Assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing
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The Natural Health Chest: Assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing
Herefordshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£95
The Natural Health Chest: Assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing, including herbal approaches to common conditions Course Overview We will be using the principles of holistic natural medicine for maintaining health and wellbeing and discussing herbal approaches to, and useful herbal preparations to have on hand for, common ailments. We will look at many different herbs in different forms, and make preparations from them. This will include making a tisane, an infused oil, an ointment, a cream, which you will take home with you, together with...
Wild Food Day: Walk & Forage
Bronze AWARD
(3)
Wild Food Day: Walk & Forage
Cardiganshire
£45
Foraging Day at Hafod Estate, Ystwyth Valley, Ceredigion (about 12 miles from Aberystwyth) Join professional forager Jade Mellor for a full day of wild food foraging. Spring is a time of abundance and new life. Of fresh, green leaves, edible blooms and the most tender, tasty and nutritious wild food. Join me in this very special opportunity to spend a whole day foraging in the heart of the beautiful, magical, Hafod estate . We will explore woodland and meadows, next to waterfalls, along meandering paths and streams. We will be...
Cider making
Cider making
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£55
£55 per ticket making 5 litres. For anyone who has always fancied making their own home-brew, this is a workshop you won't want to miss. Local cider making experts Simon and Graham will take you through the basics of home brewing as well as sharing their extensive top tips and learnings... from how to store during the fermenting process to how to know when your seasonal solution is ready for drinking! The day will include smashing the apples, pressing them and distributing the juice between everybody ready to take home...
Exploring plants through the seasons
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Exploring plants through the seasons
Devon - Next course on 28th September 2019
£295
These plant-retreats take us on a journey into the seasonal life of the plants growing in Trill Farm's fields, forests and meadows. We will be engaging our hands, heads and hearts in a deepening of our understanding of the plant world while also learning practical ways for bringing plants into our lives for enhanced health and wellbeing. This journey into the plant world is informed by artistic, contemplative and creative activities as well as by Jonathan's many years of study, work and research in holistic science and natural philosophy. Come...
Flavours of autumn - foraging, preserving, pickling and spoon carving
Flavours of autumn - foraging, preserving, pickling and spoon carving
Bristol - Next course on 8th September 2019
£95
The first in the series of sensory nature craft workshop days is Flavours of autumn, based around the wild foods outdoors in autumn. The day will start with a short foraging walk to gather blackberries, elderberries and other wild foods, then after coffee/tea and homemade seasonal cakes, there will be a 2-hour preserving and pickling workshop with chef, baker and forager Hannah from Herbs & Wild. Hannah will demonstrate how to make a seasonal foraged jam, medlar liqueur, cordial and pickles and then you will get to make a jar...

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