Science & Nature
FLEX CLASS Herbal Studies: Introduction to Wildcrafting (ages 7-11)
Wildcrafting is the practice of identifying, ethically harvesting and using wild plants for food and wellness. Gifts of food and healing are all around us. Now let’s get outside and start learning! 🌼
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$12 per week
Over 4 weeks
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This is the FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE version of the course! There will not be any live meetings! There will, however, be plenty of opportunities for interacting and sharing in the classroom space, including weekly challenges. It is important that you spend time outside of class working with the plants - that is where the course content comes to life! Please try to get outside and complete the weekly challenges and please post in the classroom so we can have an active discussion. It's fine if...
-------- What is Provided -------- This course includes a 65-page printable PDF course-book with all of the content covered during the course (see outline above) as well as fun activities to complete outside of class (cut and paste exercises, word searches, recipes, cooperative card game, printable plant ID sheets) and detailed monographs of the plants discussed during the course. The course-book will be delivered in four parts as we progress. -------- Recommended Supplies -------- These supplies will make it easier to harvest and process plants when you are adventuring outside of class. Most of this list will be easy to find around the house! 3-ring binder and hole punch for course materials & Plant ID sheets Glue stick (for cut and paste activities) Crayons or colored pencils (for coloring pages) Backpack or basket for harvesting plants outside of class Gardening gloves Scissors Trowel A field guide for your region (I will provide some resources in class!) Tea strainer for loose tea Storage bottles, jars, or containers (for storing dried herbs, tincturing, and infusing plant material into oil or vinegar) Cotton string or twine (for tying and drying plant material)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
**ATTENTION PARENTS! The information in this class is for educational purposes only. The instructor of this course disclaims any liability in connection with the use of this information. While all of the plants we are covering in this course are considered mild and safe for children, ingesting wild plants is inherently risky. Plants can easily be mistaken and every individual will vary in their physiological response to a plant that is touched or consumed. Please do not attempt self-treatment of a medical problem without consulting a qualified health practitioner.**
Heather Nerheim"All wisdom begins in wonder." ~ Socrates
113 total reviews
105 completed classes
Hi there! My name is Heather and I recently relocated from the wild and wonderful Pacific Northwest all the way to a small farm in North Carolina with my husband and 4 kids. On our farm we raise have dairy goats, chickens, and pigs! I...