Wild Medicine

After a foraging walk, you will learn how to making healing salves from some of the plants we find.

With both myself and Martin, founder of Go Foraging as your guides, you will learn about and foraging medicinal plants growing all around us I will then take you through how to make a basic oil infused with botanicals, after which you will create your own healing salve, picking the plant oil to best suit your needs. Whilst we enjoy our herbal teas (organically grown or foraged) you will also learn how to make simple medicines to boost your immunity. A forager’s lunch of sourdough, ferments, pickles etc will also be provided. 

What to expect

  • An introduction into how to forage mindfully and sustainably

  • A gentle walk in the Mendip Hills 

  • Identification of edible plants and trees 

  • Knowledge in how to use these plants medicinally and for nutrition

  • Encouragement and information about growing your own herbs 

  • Delicious and easy recipe & medicine ideas

  • A guide in how to make your own healing balms to take home with you

What to bring

  • Walking gear for all weathers!

  • A mug for the tea

  • A notebook

  • A camera

  • Any identification books you might already have 

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£60 per person