Wild Medicine and Foraging
Spend quality time with the wild landscapes that exist all around you. Learn environmental stewardship through an herbalist's lens, and discover the nuances of bioregional herbalism.
Wild Medicine and Foraging a Four Part Series '23
Plaistow and Manchester area, New Hampshire
Learning to identify wild medicinal plants amongst your local unkept ecosystems is vital in understanding the core practices of herbalism. During these wild medicine, foraging, and wildcrafting sessions you will learn how to channel your inner herbal naturalist. You will differentiate the key characteristics of medicinal plants from the surrounding environment, learn extensive guidelines for foraging, and begin to build a Materia Medica.
Expect to spend time directly in nature, with the plants, learning the nuances of bioregional herbalism. Grounded in resilience, understanding reciprical relationship, allyship with the land, wild botany, ancestral and natural history.
• Gain an extensive knowledge of foraging local wild herbs and edible plants
• Learn how to mindfully wildcraft with these plants in a way that supports your body and the environment
• Build a wild bioregional-based apothecary and basic materia medica
Building a Materia Medica: A Materia Medica is an extensive written account of a plant that includes:
• A plant's scientific name
• Botanical vocabulary that describe the appearance
• How it is cultivated
• The plant's history as well as its modern day use
• The plants herbal actions, constituents, and energetics.
• The modalities in which the plant is used.
Open to 15 Students
Individual Class: $50
Series Two Class Dates are OPEN
Sundays from 12 to 3pm
Dates and Locations:
April 30th, Plaistow Town Forest, Plaistow, NH sold out
July 23rd, Bedford Heritage Trail, Bedford, NH sold out
August 13th, Bedford Heritage Trail, Bedford, NH Individual Class Tickets Available
October 1st, Plaistow Town Forest, Plaistow, NH Individual Class Tickets Available