Harvest and Herbal Workshop-Spring Edition
Join us for the Galiano Harvest & Herbal Workshop, Spring Edition: two beautiful days on Galiano Island in a stunning coastal forest at the Millard Learning Centre.
Visit the Galiano Conservancys own cutting-edge forest garden. Walk Galianos beautiful Douglas fir forest and discover the wild plants that live there, learning their roles in the ecosystem and their traditional medicinal uses and how to ethically harvest them. Quench your thirst with handcrafted teas, tisanes, shrubs (sipping vinegars) and sodas in this springtime workshop.
Enjoy a fresh seasonal lunch that youve harvested from the forest garden and prepared together.
Learn to make your own custom Wild Sodas and Kombuchas flavoured with your favourite native and forest garden plants.
Relax with a herbal steam and sip delightful teas and decoctions tailored to your own tastes and desires.
Learn to make tasty infused honeys from native and forest garden plants.
Youll leave with your creations along with the knowledge of how to recreate each of the weekends projects at home and a sense of how people and forests can work together, for each others benefit, in a sustainable future.
Note: we are looking for two volunteers to help us deliver this workshop. We will pay your workshop fees. Apply here: http://galianoconservancy.ca/herbal-harvest-volunteer-application/
Cedana Bourne is Galiano Conservancys Agriculture and Nursery Coordinator, and a herbalist who grows or wildcrafts the plants for the formulas she creates for her apothecary. Cedana is also a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who appreciates a delicious whole foods meal. She is a passionate preserver and loves to incorporate wild foods into all kinds of tasty creations from baking to bubbly brews to fermented concoctions.
Reed Osler is the Galiano Conservancy Associations Education Coordinator. She has been sharing her passion for parks and wild places with the public in a professional capacity for over 15 years. She studied herbalism at Pacific Rim College and is a certified Community Herbalist who is especially passionate about native plants, their edibility and their medicinal uses. She also loves music, theatre and art and incorporates these creative pursuits into her programs with children, youth and adults alike.
Millard Learning Centre on Galiano Island (View)
10825 Porlier Pass Rd
Galiano Island, BC V0N 1P0
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|