Bringing the Outdoors Online
Livestream! New Online Minicourse on Outdoor Skills. Join Nicole Telkes, Director of the Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine for a series of 6 classes, beginning May 14. Details below. Recordings available.
Livestream! New Online Minicourse on Outdoor Skills. Join Nicole Telkes, Director of the Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine for a series of 6 classes, beginning May 14. recordings will be made available.
Nicole has gardened, foraged and made preparations since the late 1990s across N America. She began teaching Outdoor Skills in person since 2003 and She is transforming this wisdom to an online series. She comes from a deeply ecological background is a trained ecologist and botanist, who is passionate about training the next generation of weedcrafters. This class is for people who may or may not have a background in medicinal plants. This series is structured for both beginners and those that have some knowledge to be able to go deeper and give yout the tools to step with both confidence and humility into the wild.
Each class is 1.5 hours long and includes activity based learning and homework.
Recommended supplies: a 10X handlens, tweezers, clippers, and access to a greenbelt or weedy space near your home
Week One: Plant Identification May 14
Week Two: Connecting to plants, plant sits and plant spirits May 21
Week Three: Weedcrafting, Bioregionalism, and Foraging May 28
Week Four: Making Fresh Plant Preparations June 4
Week Five: Gardening and Permaculture June 11
Week Six: Earth Rhythms-Moons, Stars, and Seasons June 18