INTEGRATED EARTH MEDICINE CAMPS
Now Booking for 2022 Season
INTEGRATED EARTH MEDICINE CAMPS
Weaving Gardens, Herbal Medicine & Daily Food into a continuum of health from the ground up. Condensed, focused instruction in 3 areas vital to embracing herbs as peoples' medicine and living with earth in an ever spiraling universe.
3-Day Integrated Earth Medicine Camps
Friday 10:00am - Sunday 3:30pm
All instruction, Talking Stick Ceremony and a local food lunch each day
Inquire regarding local overnight accommodations
From growing gardens to cultivating habitat...
Friday, April 8: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Saturday, April 9: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Sunday, April 10: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Are you interested in deepening your earth connection with nature as an ally? Have you ever wondered, "How does nature work?" Then, Garden Camp is for you. You'll learn easy, practical gardening, common sense design, soil management, & fertility in your personal garden experience. How to reduce inputs and increase harvests...Learn to cultivate a place where you begin to see with the eyes of a person at home in nature.
Friday Focus: Earth & Design, Grounding
Learn simple design techniques that make gardens generative habitats. Design for access.
Determine your goals? How much time do you have to garden? How can you succeed now and grow into the future?
Bring your questions and a drawing of your garden space you can work with...
Learn what you need to start and grow your own garden
Saturday Focus: Growing Abundant Gardens
Compost: You'll learn the simple, No-Turn BOCA method and other composting strategies
Fertility: is all about teaming with microbes
Propagation: seeds, division, cuttings, how to make more plants!
Learn simple methods to grow herbs, vegetables, flowers, berries, fruits and mushrooms using an integrated hands-on process
Sunday Focus: Growing Up in Generative Gardens
Pruning: Trees, shrubs & berries
Coppicing & pollarding: Willows, hawthorns & more
Creating boundaries: Hedging, dead-hedging, fences
Vines: Weaving garden layers together in 3 dimensions
Garden skills and simple tools make your time in the garden a pleasure. What better way to move into earth time than in a garden?
HERBAL MEDICINE MAKER'S CAMP
Friday, July 8: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Saturday, July 9: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Sunday, July 10: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Making Herbal Medicine: You'll learn to create herbal preparations for home use right from the garden...
Friday Focus: Water-based preparations
Harvesting and preparing herbs for water-based preparations: nourishing herbal infusions, teas, decoctions, extracts, vinegars, tinctures, baths...
Saturday Focus: Oil based preparations
Harvesting & preparing herbs for oil-based preparations: herb infused oils & fats, salves, creams, lotions, massage oil, enfleurage
Sunday Focus: Odd lots & interesting bits
Pills, elixirs, honeys, electuaries, gob-stoppers
Hands-on first aid & topical application of herbal remedies prepared the first 2 days...
These handmade preparations from nature are used for daily health, first aid, acute or chronic situations, bath and beauty.
After this long-weekend...your life will be forever changed! You can do this with your own heart & hands at home!
FOOD CAMP, UNLEASHED
Friday, August 12: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Saturday, August 13: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Sunday, August 14: 10:00am - 3:30pm
You can make cheese, sauerkraut, kimchee in your own kitchen with simple, easy to find tools and supplies. It's simple, messy, fun and delicious!
Culture & traditions of fermented foods from around the world teach us ways to increase nutrient density, improve digestion and assimilation. Learn how & why fermented foods deepen the gut-brain-earth connection using low input preservation strategies and time tested techniques.
This is the gateway to understanding microbial life on earth. Embace Chaos!
Join EagleSong for a full weekend of hands-on food creation leading to a sumptuous feast on Sunday afternoon in the new Outdoor Gathering Space!
Bring 2 heads of cabbage and 1 wide-mouth quart canning jar and you'll turn cabbage into sauerkraut to take home at the end of camp.
Please Note: This weekend is best suited for intrepid food explorers and anyone wanting a life closer with earth and filled with culture...not to mention fun!