Spring Foraging and Wild Medicine

About this outdoor learning CPD course

Learn about the wild food and medicine available in abundance during Spring.

This season is the peak time for spring greens and early flowers. 

The sap has risen, and nature’s bountiful early medicine chest is on display. 

The landscape is full of cleansing and nutritious plants you can use for food and medicines.

On the day, we will walk the land in the morning, gather plants, and fill up our baskets. 

Along the way, you’ll learn introductory botany and plant ID tips as well as the herbal properties of common weeds we see.

In the afternoon, we will base ourselves around the fire. Here, you’ll turn your harvests into food to share and potions/tonics to take home.

*This course is currently going ahead outside, adhering to Government guidelines and social distance rules. Please see our Covid Protocol document for full details.

alice betony foraging

Who this outdoor learning CPD course is for

Anyone who wants to learn basic foraging and wild medicine skills – no previous experience needed.

What you will learn?

On the day, you will make:

 

  • A balm for bruises and minor wounds 
  • A digestive bitter tonic 
  • Plenty of delicious wild foods such as wild pesto, wild salad with herb-infused salad dressing, lacto-fermented wild garlic, spring greens sauerkraut and nettle pakoras
  • Wild teas and tonic tasters

Who facilitates this course?

Alice Rose Betony

How many hours?

5 1/2 hours

Testimonials

Spring Foraging and Wild Medicine

Learn about the wild food and medicine available in abundance at this time

Next available date  

Our Spring foraging and wild medicine outdoor learning CPD course takes place at WoWo Campsite, Wapsbourne Manor Farm, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, TN22 3QT

Date: 2022 dates coming soon
Time: 10.00am – 3.30pm
Cost: £65.00

Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow time to meet & greet

No previous experience needed for any of these workshops

No dogs allowed

What to expect and bring on the day

foraged nettles

On arrival, follow signs to reception. You will be directed to the main campsite barn.

Please bring a packed lunch, suitable footwear for walking on farmland, warm clothes (even if it is sunny) and wet weather gear just in case.

Also, bring a notepad and pen, a camera to help you remember the plants, and a basket for your foraged goods.

You can top up your lunch with your foraged goods.

Expect to nibble away all afternoon on the foraged delights you’ve made.

We’ll provide a selection of teas and hot water. But you may prefer to indulge in the fresh herb brews we’ll make along the way.

Why choose Circle of Life Rediscovery?

Circle of Life Rediscovery CIC has over 25 years of experience in training professionals and inspiring thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds into the outdoors in both the UK, Ireland, Portugal and SE Asia.

We are a leading organisation in nature connection and personal development. As such,we’ve received many grants and awards for our work with groups across different ages and backgrounds.

Our team also offers bespoke training. Get in touch to discuss your requirements.