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Here's a few of the classes that Abby has taught recently. Make sure to read The WANDER School newsletter and follow Abby on Facebook and Instagram. Don't forget about the podcast also, to empower you on the wild path, Wander, Forage & Wildcraft features stories, tips and tricks from foragers and wildcrafters around the world.
Wild Edible Botany and Plant Walk co-led by Erica Klopf in Marathon, FL. This will be a beginner's intro to botany of wild and cultivated plants. The purpose is to make botany accessible to everyone, whether you’re an aspiring (or practicing) forager, herbalist, or plant enthusiast. You'll get to know some of the tips and tricks to basic plant identification using the patterns, or families, method of identification. Once you start noticing how plants are related, it's easier to recognize them. Plants in the same family are often edible or medicinal in similar ways. We'll talk about basic flower and plant anatomy and introduce you to some helpful descriptive words.
Botany for Everyone in Sarasota, FL. This will be a beginner’s intro to the science of Botany. The purpose is to make botany accessible to everyone. You’ll get to know some of the tips and tricks to basic plant identification using the patterns, or families, method of identification. Once you start noticing how plants are related, it’s easier to recognize them. Plants in the same family are often edible or medicinal in similar ways. We’ll talk about basic flower and plant anatomy and introduce you to some helpful descriptive words. Then we’ll get some real world experience, identifying plants in the gardens. This is your chance to delve a little deeper into your study, getting to know what the plants are really about and resources to help you along the way. This is an indoor and outdoor class.
Botany for Foragers, Herbalists, & Everyone Else at Treasure Lake in Petersburg, KY was for foragers, herbalists, and wild adventurers, to identify plants and mushrooms in the forests and fields. We went a short plant walk and learned some basic botany while creating our own field journal over a hot cup of tea.
Botany through the Seasons: Winter Edition in Asheville, NC was developed because being in one of the most botanically diverse wild areas in the world can be amazing and daunting at the same time. What an incredible gift to be able to collect free and vibrant food and medicine all around us anytime! If you want to be able to do this safely (aka don’t poison yourself or others) and sustainably, you need to know the basics of botany.
The Herbal Handbook for Homesteaders Book Signing at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe - Asheville, NC. Abby Artemisia, a botanist, herbalist, and professional forager, has created this user-friendly resource. If you're an herbal novice, this guide will demystify the world of herbs. For those with some herbal experience, it will take you deeper into helpful home remedies with new techniques and recipes.
Herbal Salve-Making Workshop with Cindi and Abby - Black Mountain, NC. Partnering again are Abby Artemisia, Botanist, Herbalist, Forager and owner of The WANDER School and Cindi Quay, Traditional Native American Herbalist and owner of Cindi's Sacred Garden, to bring you a hands-on herbal workshop on how to create Herbal Salves for topical application!
Southeast Wise Women Herbal Conference in Hendersonville, NC.
Tree Medicine Walk & Workshop in Marshall, NC with Cindi Quay of Cindi's Sacred Garden teamed up to offer a half-day walk and workshop on Saturday, October 26 from 10a-3p in Marshall, NC designed to honor the medicine of trees.
Rooted in Gratitude in Petersburg, KY at Treasure Lake with Doug Crouch of Treeyo Permaculture co-taught about the importance and functions of roots, how to grow them and make them into food and medicine. Everyone went home with a tincture for their winter first aid kit and some Jerusalem artichokes to start in their gardens, after a scrumptious root-filled lunch!
At the Upstate Herb, Homesteading, and Foraging Festival at Putney Farm in Honea Path, SC Abby taught one of the classes on herbs and homesteading skills, and showcased her wildcrafted apothecary and new book Herbal Handbook for Homesteaders at one of the booths featuring very interesting crafts and wares. Everyone was excited that Green Deane made it to South Carolina!
Wild Herb Weekend is an annual conference, held in the beautiful high mountain location of Valle Crucis, NC in late July. There is something for everyone at this intimate little conference. Whether you grow herbs for a hobby, use herbs for healing, or want to start a commercial herb operation, you will find many interesting sessions and hands-on workshops and plant walks to participate in!
Abby headed to Treasure Lake in Petersburg, KY for a PawPaw Paradise Propagation and Advanced Foraging Adventure collaboration with Doug Crouch. We’ve gone plant walking before, but this was a chance to go deeper into botany. Participants left with a better understanding of plant identification and learned real world tips for processing and preserving the precious Paw Paw treats for food and medicine.
The 2019 Great Lakes Herb Faire was a two and a half day gathering in Chelsea, Michigan (near Ann Arbor) at the beautiful, rustic, Cedar Lake Outdoor Center which is located at 2500 Pierce Road in Chelsea, Michigan.This event is dedicated to the sharing of herbal knowledge and the celebration of our community and bioregion. We will have dozens of speakers primarily from around the Great Lakes with a seasoning of herbalists from non-Great Lakes states. Our intention is to empower knowledgeable herbalists and beginners alike, provide a space for networking and sharing knowledge, and to strengthen our regional herbal community.
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