Wild Plant Medicine Workshop: An Introduction to Foraging and Making Your Own Medicine (Pigeon Lake, AB)

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These workshop dates are now sold out. They will be offered again next spring and summer. However, if you you like me to add another date this summer or fall, please message me in Contact Us and let me know what days work for you.

Sunday, July 24, 1-3pm *SOLD OUT

Monday, July 25, 6-8pm *SOLD OUT

Friday, August 5, 6-8pm *SOLD OUT

Saturday, August 6, 1-3pm *SOLD OUT

Have you ever thought about gathering and making your own medicine to enhance your health and wellness? Would you like to learn more about the wild plants that grow in your area?

Join Delena Rose at her cabin on Pigeon Lake for an introduction to Wild Plant Medicine. In our time together you will learn:

  • What is wild plant medicine?
  • A respectful approach to working with plants
  • A list of common but powerful medicinal wild plants that grow right here in central Alberta
  • When/how to harvest these plants and what part of the plant to harvest (bud, leaf, root, flower, berry)
  • Foraging equipment and safety
  • Three basic medicine preparations you can easily do at home: teas, tinctures and poultices 
  • We'll also go on a Plant Walk in Delena's backyard to discover many of the wild plants she is working with

Each participant will get hands-on experience making styptyk powder and a tincture (valued at $25). Participants will receive plants and solvent for their tincture, a small jar, bottle dropper and funnel, and a beautiful handout with all of the information covered in the class, including recipes and dosages.

Note: This is an introductory class for beginners and it is designed to compliment the Plant Medicine Garden Workshop that was offered last April/May. Although there will be some overlap between the two workshops, I will be emphasizing different concepts and we will be using different plants to make the medicines. For those interested, I am planning more intermediate workshops to build onto these intro workshops.

About your Presenter: Delena Rose

Delena has a Bachelor of Science degree (Biology), a Bachelor of Education degree, and a Masters of Education degree (specializing in Indigenous Peoples Education).

Professionally, Delena has taught in Indigenous schools, coordinated an Adult Literacy Program, and worked for both the federal and provincial governments in First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education. She left her career nine years ago when her son, Chayton was born and turned her full attention to home education, studying Plant Medicine, building her home-based business "cabinorganic" and living a natural, sustainable life at her cabin on Pigeon Lake, Alberta.

As a Metis woman rooted in her culture and deeply connected to the land, Delena’s approach to Plant Medicine is both Indigenous and scientific (Plant Intelligence and Ecology). The teachings she shares include her own personal experiences of gathering, growing, making, and using Plant Medicine while living on the land here in central Alberta.

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