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Nelson Village

Foraging and Herbal Medicine at Nelson Village July

Begin your wild medicine journey and discover the incredible abundance of medicinal herbs growing all around you. This course is designed for complete beginners.

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Foraging and Herbal Medicine at Nelson Village July
Foraging and Herbal Medicine at Nelson Village July

Time & Location

21 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 12:00

Nelson Village, S Nelson Rd, Cramlington NE23 1WF, UK

About the Event

Come along to a Foraging and Herbal Medicine workshop and begin your own wild medicine journey! Explore the incredible abundance of wild herbs, as we walk the land behind Nelson Village, an extensive area of woodland, meadow and hedgrerows in Cramlington. This is an indepth course designed for complete beginners who are looking for an introduction to wild medicinal herbs.

- What to Expect -

🌱We'll look at foraging basics, how to research and identify wild edibles, how to find find them and best practices for gathering.

🌱How to forage safely and within the law.

🌱You will learn how to correctly identify around 10-12 wild medicinal herbs.

🌱We'll look at the medicinal benefits of the wild herbs we come across and why its important to know your own body.

🌱You'll learn about a few of the ways which herbs can be prepared and applied, as well as how to store herbs for long term storage.

🌱 How to use some of these herbs to treat common ailments like coughs, colds, aches and pains.

- What to Bring -

Please dress for the unpredicatable British weather, and wear whatever footwear you feel comfortable in.

At this time of year, please expect the paths to be muddy.

Feel free to bring a notepad and pen if you want to take notes along the way.

- Accessibility -

This route is mostly through woodlands and the paths can be quite muddy. There is on street parking available near by, and the park is accessible via a short walk from local bus routes which stop along Dudley Lane. There are no public facilities at the park. If you have any accesibilty requirements  I ask that you can please get in touch before booking just to make sure that this route is right for you.

- Extra Information -

This is an adult only event. For child friendly events, please look at the Wild Food Foraging Walks, or Foraging With Kids sessions.

An email will be sent out to all attendees a few days before the event to email addresses used during the booking process to confirm all of the details and meeting information. Please check your spam filters for these emails.

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