Spring Greens Vitality Walk & Workshop

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Lee Valley Ice Centre

Lea Bridge Road

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Spring into Foraging is a FREE programme of events inviting you to discover wild plants and their hidden properties.

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Spring is a time of transformation. All around us, the world is blossoming. Have you ever wondered how wild plants could help with a cold or increase your vitality?

Between March and June the Hornbeam is offering a FREE programme of events across Waltham Forest. From plant identification to responsible harvesting, you can develop skills to connect with our wild spaces like never before.

SPRING GREENS VITALITY WALK & WORKSHOP:

In this 1h30 walk followed by a medicine making workshop, you will learn about bringing the power of budding energy with mineral-rich Nettles, Cleavers and Dandelions amongst others.

Learn about harvesting healthily and make a seasonal iron tonic for nourishment and cleansing.

About your workshop leader: Rasheeqa is a qualified medical herbalist based in Walthamstow. Her aim is to help people (including herself!) to enjoy positivity and intelligent health in collaboration with our living universe. She believes in the healing power of community herbalism and is involved in projects that strengthen herbal healthcare practices and share knowledge and skills in plant medicine (Community Apothecary, Herbalists Without Borders). With 10 years of plant-gathering and medicine-making experience, Rasheeqa will guide you on the journey of discovering the plants that you may unknowingly walk past.

Who is the workshop suitable for?: The workshop is suitable for any adult who is interested in knowing more about the nature and plants around them. No previous knowledge or experience is necessary, just a desire to learn more! Unfortunately we can't accommodate children at this workshop but we do have some family friendly events as part of our wider Spring into Foraging programme.

Accessibility: The walk might involve walking on grass, bumpy paths and steps. The pace will be slow with regular breaks.

Location: The walk will start at the Lea Valley Ice Centre on Lea Bridge Road. There is limited parking available on site. The nearest train stations are Lea Bridge station (a 2 minute walk) and Clapton (a 10 minute walk), and the bus 55 & 56 stop a few minutes walk away.

For a full list of all our Spring into Foraging events please visit: hornbeam.org.uk/foraging

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