Delivered by Herbal Homestead and funded by Falkirk Food Futures.
Location: 102 -104 High Street, Falkirk FK1
What to expect:
Slowing down and tuning into seasonal changes and habitat types
Exploring past and present craft uses of common plants
Identification and harvesting
Making useful or decorative items such as a wreath, pea support, natural air freshener, bracelet or weaving loom.
How to use your take home item
About Herbal Homestead:
Lauren Lochrie is a zoologist, beekeeper and all-round plants woman with many years' experience in outdoor education, as well as creating and enhancing spaces for people and wildlife.
By running a range of facilitated walks (such as foraging and mindfulness) & 'homemade' workshops (such as making creams and bath salts with natural ingredients), Lauren aims to help people connect with nature and the nature of themselves. These workshops enable people to tune with seasonal rhythms, feel empowered, and help build resilience by adopting creative and sustainable life choices.
About Falkirk Food Futures:
Falkirk Food Futures is a partnership project funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund. The partnership comprises of Forth Environment Link, Falkirk Council, NHS Forth Valley and CVS Falkirk.
Our Falkirk Food Futures event program aims to offer enjoyment, education and wellbeing around topics of food and growing. Forth Environment Link have curated a range of activities to suit a variety of perspectives based on feedback from community groups and organisations in the area. We hope you enjoy what is on offer whether you are an individual, volunteer or part of a community group or organisation!
The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people into employment.
If there is any further information you need or would like to ask in terms of accessing this event please feel free to get in touch with Stephanie@forthenvironmentlink.org or Vickif@forthenvironmentlink.org
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