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Wildcrafting Retreat

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Name: Wildcrafting Retreat
Date: July 15, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
Tickets: http://bit.ly/WildCrafting 
Wildcrafting is the practice of sustainably harvesting plants from their natural or "wild" habitat, for food or medicinal purposes.

You are cordially invited to join Master Herbalist Amy Shea on the trails at Justin Trails Resort as she shares the lore and spiritual connections that we can find in the plants that surround us in the beautiful Driftless Region.

You will begin the day with a plant walk and discussion on the aspects of herbs as energetic and spiritual allies. You will be invited to personally connect with a plant along the trail through meditation. What will the plants share with you?

Following the lunch break, Amy will guide you through a session of Plant Spirit Wisdom product making as you create an herbal incense blend to take home.

What You Should Bring

Please be sure to dress comfortably for a day of outside activities
Supportive walking shoes
Walking stick if needed
Water bottle
A small stone, a bit of sweetgrass, sage, or a small stone to gift to the land
A camera (optional)
A rain slicker or poncho, just in case

$10.00 If you’d like to join Justin Trails at 5:00pm for dinner (optional)
$10.00 if you would like to join the Drum Circle hosted by Jeff Cozy at 7:00pm (optional)

What Your Day Will Include
The Morning

*Our journey begins with introductions, gratitude, and will commence with a brief discussion on sustainable wildcrafting practices.

* Hitting the Trail: We will set off not only on the trail in search of plants rich in spiritual and energetic lore, but also in search of a great spot for you to find a plant to sit and commune with. We’ll also investigate the gorgeous wildflowers that greet us in the warmth of summer.

Lunch
*Upon returning from our plant walk, we’ll enjoy a vegetarian lunch prepared by Justin Trails Resort, which is included in the ticket price. Your choice of lunch with wildcrafted foods that we found on the trail, or without.

The Afternoon
*Seeking shade from the summer sun, we will slip inside to discuss herbal products commonly used as energetic, and spiritual tools.
*You will learn how to make and use an herbal incense blend, and create one that you will get to take home.

What You Will Take Home

*Handouts covering the materials we talk about throughout the day
*An Herbal Incense Blend, that you will make.
*Recipes inviting you to experiment with the plants you may find in your own backyard

Your ticket price covers the Wildcrafting Retreat activities, lunch prepared by Justin Trails Resort, and all materials for the afternoon portion of this event.

Optional:
The Drum Circle and Dinner after the Wildcrafting Retreat are available of an extra $20.00 payable at Justin Trails Resort.
$10.00 to Justin Trails Resort for the dinner
$10.00 to Jeff Cozy for the Drum Circle after the dinner.
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Location:
Justin Trails Resort
7452 Kathryn Avenue
Sparta Wisconsin 54656
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, July 15, 2017
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
$65 Early Bird or $75 
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