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Spring Wild Edibles

Spring is here! Join us as we head outside and break the long “fast” of winter (eating dried/stored food) and get those first delicious spring greens into our diet. As always, we will add to our general knowledge of plant biology and understanding plant families, while building relationships with the vanguards of the growing season. We will – of course – harvest whatever we find, but we will have a special emphasis on the “classics” of spring, including:

  • The most remarkable Stinging Nettle (pesto, stirfry, potherb, and drying for tea and infusions)
  • The King of backyard edibles: Dandelion
  • Cattail: the grocery store for the wild harvester

NEW! Saturday-only option!

If weekend plans make it impossible to participate in the full 2 day course, this is a GREAT alternative. $97.50 for a day’s worth of wild plant knowledge.

Click the Register Now button and be sure to select the Saturday-only option. This will include the first day of the course, 9 am – 5 pm.

Course Registration Details

Registration Closed When? April 5 - 6, 2014 @ 9:00am-5:00pm Saturday-9:00am-4:00pm Sunday
Where? Our land in the foothills of the Cascades near Duvall, WA
Who? Ages 18+ How much? $195
No food included. Free primitive camping. Class ends at 4:00pm on Sunday. "Saturday only" option for $97.50.

Meet Your Instructors

Lindsay Huettman

Lindsay Heuttman

Lindsay Huettman loves being a part of the Wilderness Awareness School team as an Anake Outdoor School Specialist. Her primary passion is connecting humans to wilderness through the use of primitive skills as a vehicle to inner awareness and enlightenment. This inspired her to complete a degree at WWU in Ethnobotany Stewardship Education. Lindsay love native plants of the Pacific Northwest. She can show you how to eat Hemlock cambium while discussing its nutritional benefits; as well as teach you how to make baskets out of Cedar roots and dye them with lichens! Other passions include leading wilderness survival, whitewater expeditions; writing and playing music, wilderness medicine, rites of passage and initiation work. She has a background in organic farming, landscaping, horse packing & training. Lindsay is pursuing a MA in psychology in the spring of 2013 to combine her experience as a wilderness guide with transformational practices to support self realization and growth. Watch Lindsay’s video bio