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Twas December 2nd

Twas December 2nd Written by Tamara Anderson   ‘Twas December 2nd, when all through the house Plant apprentices made medicines, some with calendula flowers. The salves were made on the [...]

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Kitchen Fun, Medicine Making Day 1

This weekend was all about warmth! We received a warm welcome from Bobbi, Alexis,  River and Violet when we arrived. Throughout the weekend I felt the warmth of being surrounded by friends and [...]

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Deep roots, green goldfish and wolf flatulence

On Saturday, November 3rd, 2018, the Earth Tracks plant apprentices met at the Mono Forest Tract – one of fourteen Dufferin County Forest tracts located across Dufferin County. Alexis [...]

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Roots- Part 2

The weekend’s adventures continued after a day full of fun frolicking, digging roots and wolf farts (the translation of the latin name Lycoperdon pyriforme, for the pear shaped puffball [...]

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Plants in Hand

This was a weekend all about using our hands, and exploring the many expressions of plants. Whether it’s their fibre, fruit or physical structure. We spent the weekend playing with some of the [...]

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Tastes of the Forest

Day two of the Medicinal herb weekend started with a calm morning of exploring some of the many plant-books and doing some journaling. Then we ventured up the road to the Krughurst Forest! What a [...]

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Tastebuds Tingling

This weekend had our tastebuds tingling! The weekend was all about the taste of herbs, and how we can understand and learn so much about the actions and impacts of herbs on our body just by their [...]

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Raining Spruce Tips

The Earth Tracks Edible Wilds weekend began at the Kinghurst Forest reserve. The sound of a goshawk greeted the plant apprentices as they arrived. Alexis presented a plant mystery to solve [...]

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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, [...]