1. (Verb) To gather (herbs,plants and fungi) from the wild.
2. (Noun) The action or practice of wildcrafting.
Imagine taking time of your day to day, to learn & remember ancestral wisdom, to explore new artistic possibilities, to steep in the medicine of the woods, and to connect to a circle of wild kindred creators.
Come Gather with Us
Gather friends new & old, who share a kindred love of plants, amongst the towering spruce & the whispering aspens of the boreal forest. Gather knowledge, remembering, & practice in working with the vast repository of plant magic & medicine in the forest.
Craft with what you Gather
Craft eco-dyed paper & cloth
Craft culinary experiences
Craft shared culture
Included in your Investment
Three serene morning movement sessions (accessible for all bodies)
Over 15 hours of Instruction Time
Stories & Sacred Teachings
Delicious, One of a Kind Forest to Fork Meals (Lunches & Suppers Only)
Your own eco-printed Paper & Harvest Bag
Your own custom tincture & herbal salve
The Herbalist In Each of Us: Wildcrafting Reference (by Kjelti)
Evenings spent gathering around the fire
Spend four days in the boreal forest, immersed in the sounds, colours, flavours, & spirit of Nature.
Meet Your Instructors
11am - 1pm: Registration (No Lunch Provided)
1pm: Orientation & Land Acknowledgement & Blessing
Lynn, Kjelti , Bonny, Daphie
2pm - 4pm: Introduction to Wildcrafting & Plant Walk
Kjelti, Daphie, Lyn, Bonny
5pm: Gather, Happy Hour - Boreal Drink Blueberry Melemel
7:30pm: Teachings & Stories with Daphie around the Fire - Ceremony
10am: Culinary with Lyn
1pm: Mordant Fibers & Gathering & Printing Paper
3pm: Protocols with Daphie / The Herbalist in Each of Us
5pm: Gather & Happy Hour
7pm: Unbundle paper
Evening: Free Time
1pm - 4:30pm
Printing Cloth Bags
Making Herbal Medicines
4:30pm Forest to Fork Supper
Evening: Free Time
10am: Stitching & Sharing
12pm: Closing Circle
1pm: Lunch / Departures
2pm: W I L D C R A F T Debrief
Whether you want to lay your head under the stars or sleep in luxury, Ness Creek has what you need. Endless camping, powered or not. Cabins, big and small.
You can book powered or non-powered camping with your class registration. If you would prefer to stay in a cabin please book separately with Discover Ness Creek.
Looking to stay close to the water's edge? Check out Nesslin Lake just 20 minutes down the road!