INTEGRATED EARTH MEDICINE CAMPS
Now Booking for 2023 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.
2 - Day Integrated Earth Medicine Camps
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 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...
Saturday, May 13: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, May 14: 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 for 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.
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
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
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
Saturday, July 8: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, July 9: 10:00am - 3:30pm
Making Herbal Medicine: You'll learn to create herbal preparations for home use right from the garden...
Harvesting and preparing herbs for water-based preparations: nourishing herbal infusions, teas, decoctions, extracts, vinegars, tinctures, baths...
Oil based preparations
Harvesting & preparing herbs for oil-based preparations: herb infused oils & fats, salves, creams, lotions, massage oil, enfleurage
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!
A supply list will be sent upon registration for materials to bring if you'd like to make and take herbal preparations. Fresh herbs are included in registration fee.
FOOD CAMP, UNLEASHED
Saturday, August 12: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday, August 13: 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 and the generative explosion possible following great stress and even extinction...Embrace Chaos!
Join EagleSong for a full weekend of hands-on food creation leading to a sumptuous feast on Sunday afternoon! A deep dive into food from around the world without dietary dictates.
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!