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Earth Week Savings for 2018 Forage Season

In honour of Earth Week 2018, we’re offering deep discounts on our multi-date options for the Fantastic Forest Forage. Whether you’re interested in the healing power of local plants, or would like to get back to the land a little bit and use natural methods to supplement your diet, or want to teach your kids or friends about our natural environment and how to live a little more sustainably, the Fantastic Forest Forage is for you.

Recipe: Burdock and Dandelion Syrup

One of the most amazing things I’ve learned since we started leading tour groups on the Fantastic Forest Forage, is just how abundant many of these wild edibles are. ¬†Once you get your foragers vision, you’ll see them growing everywhere. I’ve seen wild plantain growing at bus stops, around fire pits when I’m camping, and […]

Burn Baby Burn

Smoke billows, flames lick through the understory, and what was moments earlier familiar and safe is vaporized, changed, blackened. The recent, if brief, blaze in Assiniboine Forest on Thursday, April 26 brought the spectre of forest fires dangerously close to home. It’s natural to react with fear. We’ve been taught that forest fires are agents […]

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