Build on your connection to nature by taking a deep dive into the plant kingdom. Using all our senses, opens us up to experiencing the fullness that nature has to offer. Take in the spicy aroma of a leaf, breathe deeply of the vibrancy of nature, feel your nerves calm. Fill yourself with the nurturing dynamics of life in a healthy eco-system!
The wild places provide us with many teachings. These workshops offer a deep connection to the plant kingdom, integrating us back into the Web of Life. Re-claim these sustainable skills, let nature be our teacher once again. Learn to identify, safely harvest, prepare and cook with wild edible foods!
Cow Parsnip BBQ for 4 or more!
Join Full Circle Adventures at Misty Ridge Retreat for your first foray into wild food flower cooking.
This wild, native plant, in the carrot family is a giant, (heracleum maximum). The flower bud can be the size of your fist. But it's taste is tender and rich.
Covid restrictions apply, we will have a small group and maintain physical space!
Sign up for this special pre -Solstice outing. This magical time of year when these flowers bud out and the season is reaching its pinnacle, the longest day of the year! Let your tastebuds experience nature's flavours of wild Alberta!
Date : June 19
Time : 9:30 to 1:30
Price: $150 per person
*Details of location, what to bring, waiver and medical forms, will be sent out to you upon registration.
Wild Human Nature
Explore what it means to be part of nature. Humans have evolved through our relationship with the land. The practices of Earthing, Coyote mentoring, Silent spots, all aid us to blend into the forest so the birds start singing around us again.
Fox medicine teaches us to meld with the forest, then we can truly see what it has to teach us. Create your own plant blessing, ask permission to harvest part of a plant. The power of deep listening to nature's subtle signals is eye opening!
Dates: Monday May 31st, Wednesday June 9th and Saturday July 10th Time: 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
Meeting Locations: Rancher's Corner on highway 22 near Millarville market. Sibbald turn off on highway 1, or Bragg Creek hamlet
Price per person: $80
(Small group experience) Max 6 people
*Details will be e-mailed upon registration
Foraging and cooking with wild edible plants
Join Full Circle Adventures and Yummi Yogis to expand your kitchen repertoire with wild foods from the forests of the foothills! Taste the difference, with wild foods full of nature’s nutrition and vibrancy.
Learn to safely identify half a dozen wild edible plants that you can also grow at home. Build your nature relationship with sustainable practices of:
- learning to communicate with the plant communities.
- Training in safe harvesting techniques
- Understanding a healthy plant community
The day starts with; a walk in the wilds of Kananaskis, with your guide, Julie Walker. There we learn the above plant foraging and identification skills.
Then head to the kitchen at Yummi Yogis for a tasteful dinner adventure! Nikki Brule has the magic touch with plant-based foods and turning wild edibles into tasty, fresh food dishes. Your day is topped off with extra cooking tips, the nutritious wild plant meal and a new relationship with a handful of wild plants! Take home two tasty recipes, a wild tea and a re-wilded soul.
Date: Saturday June 12th
Sunday June 27th
Time: 1:00 to 7:30 pm
Meet up at; the Canadian Tire on Richmond and Sarcee trail at 1:00 pm. Finish at Yummi Yogis kitchen studio at 7:30 pm. (Rutland Park) Transportation is not provided.
Price: $169 per person. Small group size
Program provided by your Full Circle Adventures certified outdoor guide and Yummi Yogis food truck and catering.