The Ethnobotanist

Date/Time
Date(s) - 26 Jun 2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Ethnobotany is not just the study of trees and plants but it is also how we interact with them and how we have connected with them and utilised them from the beginning of time.

So whether you are interested in learning about tree & plant identification or the vast amount of different ways we can utilise them in everyday life, then this is the course for you.

We will look at ecology, herbal medicine, foraging for food, uses of different woods, natural materials for fire lighting, making cordage, herbal teas and more!

What we plan to cover:

-Plant Identification

-Tree Identification

-Ecology

-Herbal Medicine

-Foraging for Food

-Fire Lighting & Cooking

-Making Ointments

-Woodland crafts: leaf bashing, candle holders and artist charcoal.

 
Tutor: Ryan Knight Fox
 
Ryan is an experienced tutor, having been running his own woodland business ‘Knight-Fox Wild About Learning’ since 2017. He is an Ecologist, Ethnobotanist, Bushcraft Instructor, Social Forester, Forest School Leader and Coastal School Leader. As well as running adult courses, children’s events and after school groups from his site at The New Quay Honey Farm Woods, he has worked with various 
organisations, such as: Coed Lleol/ Actif Woods, Ray Ceredigion, Ieuenctid Tysul Youth, various schools and nurseries, DASH, Flying Start and of course Denmark Farm. 
Fee: £60 per person (includes lunch, campfire snacks and drinks)
 

For terms and conditions of bookings please click here

NB. COVID-19: This workshop will take place with social distancing and enhanced hygiene measures in place.

  • This workshop will take place according to COVID safety regulations at the time of running.
  • Please do not attend if you should be self-isolating for any reason.
  • If you are able to, please do a lateral flow test just before leaving home. 
  • There will be a smaller number of participants to allow for good social distancing. 
  • Please come prepared to be outdoors, with plenty of warm & waterproof clothing. 

Ryan is also teaching a two day Ethnobotany Overnight course on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August 2022.

You may also be interested in other courses and workshops at Denmark Farm. Please see our events calendar for our full list. 

For accommodation during this workshop in our self-catering Eco Lodge, shared Dormitory or Eco Campsite please do get in touch to check availability.
 

All proceeds from our events and holidays are ploughed directly back into managing our 40 acre nature reserve. Thank you for your support and please do come to visit soon.

 

 

Bookings

£60.00


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