Spring Family Foraging Day

Wild Medicine & Food Foraging
Mentored by Alice Betony

Herbalist & Forager

Sacred Seeds
Uckfield, TN22 3QT
For ages: 6 - 18+
First Adult ticket £65·Second adult or child £20·First child ticket £0
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest

What we'll do

Come together as a family and learn about the wild food and medicine available in abundance at this time. Wild spring greens have been part of the diet of our ancestors for thousands of years and we will learn some of their traditional and modern uses as well as how we can gain benefit from incorporating them into our lives. On this day we will walk the land and gather some of the spring plants we find for making tea, food, and medicine around the fire in the afternoon. You might take home a herbal vinegar potion or a healing ointment, feast on wild pesto, pakora’s, and salad, and pick up some fire by friction tips. These days are also run as an alternative to the popular Herbal Home-Ed programme, for those that are only available on weekends or unable to commit to the year programme. These sessions offer a chance to follow the seasons with 3 sessions (Spring, Summer & Autumn) over the year. Book up just one, two, or all three sessions to follow the foraging calendar with your fam...

About your Mentor

About your Mentor

Alice

I’m a Sussex lass, born and bred, and I’m happy to be based here again, living close to my family home, the bustling Wowo Campsite – a very special place for me. I love to grow herbs and go wildcrafting and foraging in different terrains to top up my dispensary with fresh, local and organic herbs. I am involved in the set up and management of two herbal gardens; The main garden is at Wapsbourne manor farm, Wowo campsite, Nr Uckfield and the other, an established herbal allotment in the quaint village of Firle, was recently given to my herbal sister friends and I. I will be growing an impressive array of medicinal herbs in both gardens, running workshops and holding community days in celebration of particular plants. If I’m unable to grow the herbs needed to make a particular herbal preparation or tincture I will buy them from reputed organic suppliers of the highest quality. I studied two diplomas at The College of Naturopathic Medicine in London – one three year full time course in...

Spring Family Foraging Day workshop mentored by Alice Betony
Spring Family Foraging Day workshop mentored by Alice Betony

What's provided

Safety

Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

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Where
we'll be

Wapsbourne Manor Farm, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QT

Pricing information

First Adult ticket: £65
£65 for 1 adult & 1 child (£20 per additional child/adult)
Second adult or child : £20
Second or subsequent adult or child in any family group.
First child ticket: £0
The first accompanying an adult is free but must be booked with their own ticket.

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Cancellation

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