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Wild Harvesting & Cooking: A Weekend Getaway

May 25 @ 4:30 pm - May 27 @ 11:00 am

$50 - $333

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Hosted by Latifa’s Herbs and Roni’s Kitchen.
May 25-27, 2018 
Castle Mountain Resort, Pincher Creek, AB
Learn how to safely identify and sustainably harvest wild plants, and how to cook them into a delicious plant based meal, in an intimate learning experience.
Spend 2 nights at the picturesque Castle Mountain Tamarak Lodge near Pincher Creek (2.5 hours southwest of Calgary). Rooms are dorm-style with 2 beds per room, and 2 shared bathrooms for the lodge.
* opening/closing circle
* foraging walk
* wild herbal tea & snacks
* dinner preparation with harvested wild plants
* 2 overnight accommodation
* gentle morning yoga
* hot breakfast
* guided meditation walk
* hand-outs and recipes
Tentative schedule:
Friday, May 25th:
4:30pm-6pm – check-in at Castle Mountain Resort, Pincher Creek, AB
6pm- welcome circle & introductions
7pm- plant based dinner at the lodge
8pm- guided meditation walk
Saturday, May 26th:
9am- plant based breakfast
10:30am – foraging plant walk, led by Latifa
12pm – lunch break
1pm – continue plant walk
3pm- free time
5pm – dinner preparation with harvested plants, led by Roni
6:30pm – dinner, socializing
Sunday, May 27th:
8am – gentle morning yoga
9am – breakfast
10:30am – checkout from lodge
11am- closing circle and thanks
$333 per person
Limited spots available (8 participants). 
*Early bird special $300– book by February 12th.
**Live in the area and want to join us for the plant walk? we have a few spots available for $50
Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed MSc is a herbalist, botanist, wild forager and educator. She is currently an instructor of phytotherapy at Pacific Rim College in Victoria, BC. She holds a Master of Science in Herbal Medicine from Middlesex University, London, UK and a Bachelor or Science in Botany from the University of Calgary. She has many years of experience harvesting and eating wild foods, and can safely guide you towards living in closer harmony with the natural world.
Roni Zaide has been cooking in kitchens around the world in the past 14 years. She has worked at The Coup in Calgary for 7 years, before opening her business, Roni’s Kitchen, in 2015. Roni teaches a variety of plant based cooking classes and loves harvesting her own food when possible.
Full event details including meeting points and locations will be provided following ticket purchase.
***Tickets are non-refundable. If you have purchased a ticket and are unable to attend- you may pass your ticket to a friend.
**We will be out rain or shine. In the unlikely event of severe weather warnings the event will be rescheduled.
Payment available via e-transfers as well as online booking.


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Early Bird Wild Harvesting & Cooking Retreat$300.00Book by February 12th

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Plant walk only$50.00Join us for the plant walk only on Saturday between 10:30am-3pm

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May 25 @ 4:30 pm
May 27 @ 11:00 am
$50 - $333