This 7-day course offers participants a hands-on experience in wilderness living skills, primitive survival techniques, Traditional crafts and nature awareness.
some of the topics covered in the course: traditional hide tanning, primitive trapping, foraging of wild edibles, natural cooking techniques, fashioning of stone knives, friction fire methods, hunting with primitive tools, and stalking exercises for hunting of small and large game, and more.
Learn to identify and harvest wild edible plants - from the common backyard "weeds" to the wild edibles and medicinal plants in the area. In this workshop will be exploring the magnificent canyonlands in search of the many varieties of plants available for wild foraging, and teach ethical harvesting of herbs in nature.
We will prepare meals with what you gather and make poultices from native herbs you forage for a variety of healing purposes. You will be surprised how many edible (and yummy) plants grow around your house, even if you live in the city!
The ancient Anasazi people were expert potters, creating pottery that was striking yet simple. They did not use potter's wheels or modern kilns, but only what was available in their surroundings. How did they make such elegant and practical pottery?
In this 3-day workshop, students will learn how to make their own clay pots and bowls in the traditional Anasazi style known as Anasazi Black on White. Using only tools and materials from the land, we will learn the various steps necessary to produce a primitive pot - from harvesting and processing the clay to the natural firing process.
Join our hands-on Permaculture Design Course! Our 14-day intensive Permaculture Design Certification offers practical experience as well as theoretical knowledge in natural farming, sustainable technologies, natural building and fostering a healthy community.
You will learn to design and apply natural principles to create stable and resilient systems that provide food, water, shelter and energy needs while regenerating ecology, community and economy.
Permaculture Design Certification (PDC) is a world-wide recognized course, training you to become a competent Permaculture designer of sustainable living environments & bountiful food systems.
Join us for an experiential workshop designed to introduce you to the world of plants and their medicine.
Constance will share the lore of the Wise Woman Tradition, focusing of a few plants that can be found in your garden, back yard and the nearby environment, and to cultivate a relationship with the plants in order to benefit from their healing properties.
Participants will learn ethical and proper plant harvesting techniques, prepare and go home with a healing salve as well as a medicinal tincture (alcohol-free) , using natural, organic materials such as apple-cider vinegar, olive oil and bees wax. This workshop is designed to deepen your awareness and relationship to the world of plants and their healing properties.