Helping Others Connect with Nature

Forager's Way Events

Programs for all ages

Programs


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For All Ages

There are a number of opportunities to explore backyards, swamps, marshes, and forests and become familiar with the plants and animals that live there. Programs promote getting outdoors and connecting with nature while developing skills for being outdoors.

Foraging – identify, gather and prepare wild plants to use for food and medicine.

Green Farmacy – Learn to make lotions, potions, oils, and salves for health and wellness.

Wilderness Survival Skills – develop basic survival skills for being outdoors, including food, water, shelter, firemaking, tracking, and more;

Wetland Wildlife – explore ocean and bay waters to discover the plants and animals that live there.

Customized tours can be scheduled to accommodate groups or individuals. Rates vary depending on group size and needs.

Vickie Presenting a Program

Vickie Presenting a Nature Program

Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine - learning which herbs to keep in your medicine chest to treat simple ailments

Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine - learning which herbs to keep in your medicine chest to treat simple ailments

Schedule

Saturday, July 13:

Native Plant Walk at Pleasure House Point; 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Join us for a plant walk through a salt marsh bordering the Lynnhaven River, identifying native plant and learn about their uses.

Fee:$10

To Register: visit https://bit.ly/31wtGtC or email Terri@LRNow.org

July 21:

Summer Wellness Class: Medicine Making – herbal oils, salves, & lotions

Learn how to make infused oils with herbs to make salves and lotions that can be used for cuts and scrapes, as an insect repellent and to relieve itching.

Cost: $40/class, includes handouts, recipes, and samples to take home. Space is limited.

July 27:

Summer Foraging – teas, tinctures, & vinegars – down on the farm (directions will be sent upon registration)

Join us on the farm to identify and gather wild plants that can be used to make cooling teas, tinctures, and vinegars.

Cost: $25/class, includes handouts, recipes, and samples to take home. Space is limited.

To register for the Summer Wellness Class or the Summer Foraging Class, send email to Vickie@ecoimages.us . Payment can be made by cash, check, or credit card upon arrival.


Herbal Medicine

Botany Basics Foraging Classes

Wild Woods Farm, 1-4:00 p.m.

Foraging classes will be held in the Blackwater section of Virginia Beach and will focus on following the seasons and identifying plants growing around us, as well as how to process and prepare them. Samples will be available to taste.

Suggested Donation: $25/person per class or $80 for all 4 classes; children under 12 half price; includes handouts, recipes, and samples to taste. Space is limited.

Registration: To register, send name, address, and phone number to wildfood@cox.net . Payment can be made by cash, check, or credit card upon arrival.


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