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Stewardship Weekend: Part 1

The day started with an extended opening circle; discussing gratitude and how to give back to the land in a good way in a world that doesn’t always reflect nature connected values.  The [...]

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Abundant Under-story

Today was such a magical day, I am grateful for all the beautiful beings who shared the day the with us. The morning started slow and calm as we all gathered ourselves together in preparation for [...]

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Welcoming Spring- Part 2

After going home from a fufilling day of plant adventures, there was still another day of fun to look forward to!  On Sunday the sun was shining but there was still a refreshing chill in the air [...]

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Welcoming Spring-Part 1

The first weekend of 2018’s Plant Apprenticeship began on a cloudy morning along a special spot on the Bruce Trail near Orangeville. We started the day with a circle where we shared gratitude, [...]

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Algonquin Tracking!

Tracking in Algonquin, February 2018 February’s tracking weekend took place in Algonquin Park. Our focus? The sexy area megafauna: Moose, Wolf, Otter and Marten. Here’s a phrase not often [...]

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Rain or Sunshine Kind of Day

The bird songs welcomed folks to our second day of our weekend. As some drank lemon balm tea and others coffee, we settled down in a circle and listened to each other’s morning gratitude’s. To [...]

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Sunday – where we hit the books . . .and the wetlands

Sunday May 21, 2017 After a beautiful spring night complete with chatty spring peepers and booming thunderclaps, we met Sunday morning in the Rebel Roots greenhouse. Building on some of our [...]

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From Forest Forage to Potluck Feast

Saturday May 20, Grey County It was a beautiful sunny Spring day when the Wild Plants Apprentices met up to have their first wild edible themed day! As soon as we exited the cars, it was only a [...]

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Stalking the Wild Toothwort

Written by 2nd year apprentice, Tamara Anderson    The 2017 plants apprenticeship group met for the first time on Saturday, April 29th for a wander southwest, along a section of the Bruce [...]

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Sipping Teas, Tasting Syrups & Making Plant Medicines

As I sip my tea, I think about the words that would help me best sum up our last weekend spent at our plants apprenticeship with Alexis. Our course has ended however, our wealth of plant [...]