Summer Family Forage & Medicine Making

Price Options

Adults £20-£45 (sliding scale), children £5

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About the event

Who is this course suitable for?

  • This course is suitable for adults and accompanied children, both beginners level and those with more experience in nature connection.

The course will cover

  • Learn wild medicines to forage for food and medicine for all the family.
  • Nurturing opportunities for adults and children to connect with the natural world together through creative processes.
  • You will learn techniques, which will aid your well-being and provide an opportunity to explore your inner worlds.

Course Fees

  • Standard fee: £30
  • Supporters fee: £45
  • Supported fee: £20

About the tutors

Lucinda Warner: Lucinda is a medicinal Herbalist, naturopath and nature lover. She loves to spend time on the Downs with the plants that grow there and can often be found in her kitchen blending, brewing, bottling and batching any number of strange and wonderful potions and elixirs. Lucinda loves sharing her experience of the many gifts that the natural world has to offer and empowering others to know and use some of the common plants that grow freely around us. You can find her at www.whisperingearth.co.uk

Katie Smith: Katie is a local Forest School Leader, Home Education Mentor and Women’s Circle Facilitator. She loves playing in the woods, foraging, natural medicine making and celebrating the seasons together. She has been learning about herbal medicine for 6 years, thanks to the plant wisdom of Alice, Anna and Lucinda and is deeply passionate about sharing the knowledge with children and adults alike.

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