Wild Harvesting & Cooking: A Weekend Getaway

Sep 2017

Hosted by Latifa’s Herbs and Roni’s Kitchen.
September 22-24, 20178

Castle Mountain Resort, Pincher Creek, AB

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Learn how to safely identify and sustainably harvest wild plants, and how to cook them into a delicious vegan 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
* evening socialising with homemade mead
* 2 overnight accommodation
* gentle morning yoga
* hot breakfast
* hand-outs and recipes

Tentative schedule:

Friday, September 22nd:
4:30pm-6pm – check-in at Castle Mountain Resort, Pincher Creek, AB
6pm- welcome circle & introductions
7pm- plant based dinner at the lodge
8pm- short evening walk and socializing

Saturday, September 23rd:
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, homemade mead

Sunday, September 24th:
8am – gentle morning yoga
9am – breakfast
10:30am – checkout from lodge
11am- circle and thanks

$300 per person
limited spots available (8 participants).

Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed MSc is a herbalist, botanist, wild forager and educator. She holds a Master of Science in Herbal Medicine from Middlesex Univeristy, 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 13 years. She has worked at The Coup in Calgary for 7 years, before opening her business, Roni’s Kitchen, in 2015. Roni teaches a wide 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.

Carpooling is available- please contact organisers for details.

***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