What we'll do
Come as a family to learn how to make some winter herbal remedies with the abundant hedgerow berries available at this time. Autumn is the time for deep nourishment, building up our stores of nutrients and supporting our immune systems ready for the cold months ahead. Along with the last few wild greens we have such an abundant variety of healing foods and medicines at this time of year. We will gather and fill our baskets together in the morning and make food and medicine around the fire in the afternoon. Alice will talk through the medicinal and nutritional elements of each of the plants as well as giving many recipe suggestions and an email will be sent with some basic botany teaching guides alongside seasonal recipes to help you along on your foraging journey. You might take home a hedgerow tonic or enjoy some wild hedgerow syrup as well as picking 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 o...
About your Mentor
About your Mentor
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...
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