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Late Summer Foraging

August 27, 2022 -

Take an easy hike around Irvine to see the meadow in its late summer glory. Discover how to safely harvest wild plants for both food and medicine as we discuss… Read more »

Fire with Flint and Steel

March 13, 2022 -

For thousands of years, until the invention of the match, people started fires with variations of flint and steel.  To use this technique participants will first make their own char… Read more »

Playing with Fire For Women*

February 6, 2022 -

Learn the art of fire building in a fun and supportive environment. Discover where to find dry wood and tinder, even in winter. Find which woods burn the best. Learn… Read more »

Winter Foraging

February 5, 2022 -

Just because it’s the dead of winter doesn’t mean you have to stop foraging! Now is the time for evergreens to shine, as they are now easy to spot! These… Read more »