Homeschool Fall '17 Series
This is an introductory series for beginners that blends foraging walks with workshops for kids. We'll learn how to identify edibles and then have hands-on practice making herbals and cover the basics of wild crafting & herbalism.
Class 1 (August)
Walk - discuss basic guidelines for safety & ethical practices. Scavenger hunt to practice identifying plants; sketch in a journal; pick a plant to follow for the series.
Class 2 (September)
Workshop - discuss drying herbs properly & making infused oil methods; use oil to make first-aid salve & infused herb oil
Class 3 (October)
Walk - discuss roots, nuts, bark & cleaning/drying, try to identify/harvest (dig up roots); sketch in journals
Class 4 (November)
Workshop - making "Mocha" tea bags with dandelion root & a cold remedy
Class 5 (December)
Walk - discuss winter edibles; scavenger hunt; sketch in journals; sample pine needle tea
Walks & workshops will be in the Easley area. We'll meet on the first Wednesdays of each month from 10-11:30.