WildLearning

Wildfood foraging sits at the heart of WildGuernsey, with workshops run for adults, families, children and school groups. Numbers from 6-20 people (approx), from 30 mins to 2 hours. An idea of topics covered are: Gathering wild food, fire lighting and fire craft, earth education, seashore and marine biology, cooking on a fire, folklore and

We are offering a Wild Pilgrims Forage for The Heritage festival – Harvesting food from the hedgerow and seashore for travellers wanting a taste of past journeys. With D’Arcy from Wildguernsey. £20 per person, under 12 yrs free. Max 12 people. 2pm – 4pm. Meet at Lihou carpark at 1.50pm, pre-booking essential, no turning up on the day.

The natural thread linking our learning together is Permaculture, taking nature as the teacher.  Permaculture is a design system based on the observation of natural ecosystems that can help us create harmonious, resilient and beneficial human systems (https://www.permaculture.org.uk/)

Back in 2009, and again in 2016 leading up to the first Sark Roots festival, we held the ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ course led by teacher Aranya (http://www.learnpermaculture.com/) .

In the lead up to the 2018 Roots festival in Sark, Aranya taught a 2 week Permaculture Design Course, the internationally recognised qualification to become a Permaculture Design teacher. We look forward to volunteering at and supporting The 4th Sark Roots festival September 2020 with another workshop. 2018’s offering was:

‘1hr seaweed forage, starting at the festival entrance, walking down to Port a la Jument bay. Getting in touch with your inner mermaid/merman to experience Sea vegetables, packed full of goodness and gifts for our bodies, both on the inside and out.’

 

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