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7159 Wallace Drive
Brentwood Bay, BC, V8M 1G9
Canada

Welcome to Fireweed Farm & School! We grow rare and hard to find organic medicinal herb plants and seeds, craft high quality herbal products, and provide education on herbal medicine, wildcrafting, herb growing, and nature-based arts. Fireweed is located on the beautiful Saanich Peninsula near Victoria BC on Southern Vancouver Island.

Calendar

Drop-in Botanical Drawing
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Drop-in Botanical Drawing

JJoin us in the herb garden for this series of drop-in drawing classes with visual artist Harmony Pillon, BFA. Choose a plant to explore and get to know more deeply through the medium of drawing. Harmony will offer guidance in these self-directed classes, and give you tips to enhance your drawing technique. More info

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Not-too-late Spring Plant & Seed Sale!
Jun
15
to Jun 17

Not-too-late Spring Plant & Seed Sale!

Come visit Fireweed for our annual Not-too-late Spring Plant & Seed Sale! Summer is right around the corner and it is a fine time to finish up with your spring planting for the season. We will be having exciting specials on our organic perennial and annual medicinal and culinary herb starts, bee plants, permaculture plants, native plants, and seeds too. 

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Drop-in Botanical Drawing
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Drop-in Botanical Drawing

JJoin us in the herb garden for this series of drop-in drawing classes with visual artist Harmony Pillon, BFA. Choose a plant to explore and get to know more deeply through the medium of drawing. Harmony will offer guidance in these self-directed classes, and give you tips to enhance your drawing technique. More info

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Fern Fest
Jun
23
10:30 AM10:30

Fern Fest

We will be vending at the annual Fern Fest artisan market in Fernwood Square in Victoria. Come out and celebrate 23 years of arts, music, and community! Enjoy musicians, performers, food, beer, theatre, bikes, artists, magic, kidz zone, face painting, community pancake breakfast, Field of Dreams, Artisan Market, games, bubbles, walking tours, workshops and so much more! 

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Drop-in Botanical Drawing
Jul
4
6:00 PM18:00

Drop-in Botanical Drawing

JJoin us in the herb garden for this series of drop-in drawing classes with visual artist Harmony Pillon, BFA. Choose a plant to explore and get to know more deeply through the medium of drawing. Harmony will offer guidance in these self-directed classes, and give you tips to enhance your drawing technique. More info

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Dreamcatchers Workshop
Jul
11
5:30 PM17:30

Dreamcatchers Workshop

Join Fireweed's Harmony Pillon for a beautiful afternoon sharing creativity, learning ancient wisdom and connecting with our earth. Learn to weave a beautiful dreamcatcher, your own one-of-a-kind work of art and sacred object, incorporating wildcrafted, found, repurposed and collected materials. More info

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Medicine Making Intensive 
Jul
14
to Jul 15

Medicine Making Intensive 

Gather fresh herbs and learn the art of making potent herbal medicines in this hands-on weekend intensive at the herb farm. Hands-on harvesting and processing medicinal herbs and preparing teas, fresh and dry plant tinctures, infused oils, and salves. Learn more here.

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Drop-in Botanical Drawing
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

Drop-in Botanical Drawing

JJoin us in the herb garden for this series of drop-in drawing classes with visual artist Harmony Pillon, BFA. Choose a plant to explore and get to know more deeply through the medium of drawing. Harmony will offer guidance in these self-directed classes, and give you tips to enhance your drawing technique. More info

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Herbal Mead Workshop
Jul
21
1:00 PM13:00

Herbal Mead Workshop

Meads are honey wines that can be made with raw unpasteurized honey, and can be made to incorporate many different healing herbs. In this workshop you will learn how to make your own herbal mead preparations with just a few all-natural ingredients and simple DIY low-tech methods. More info

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Plant Walk: Wild Weedy Medicinals
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

Plant Walk: Wild Weedy Medicinals

Weeds are introduced non-native plants that have naturalized and proliferated in our local gardens, roadsides, disturbed areas, wilds and other natural areas. Often considered a nuisance or detrimental to our ecosystem, we will look at weeds from a different perspective on this walk, honouring them for their great medicinal virtues. More info

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Nettle: the inner spark
Apr
22
12:30 PM12:30

Nettle: the inner spark

Explore the medicine of Nettle in this Forest Medicine Intensive. The Intensives incorporate elements of plant spirit medicine, wild harvesting, and medicine making and help connect the participants more deeply to the spirit nature around them. There are four separate Intensives offered in our upcoming schedule: Devil's ClubNettleHawthorn, and Arbutus

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Season-opening Plant & Seed Sale
Mar
30
to Apr 1

Season-opening Plant & Seed Sale

Our farm shop and herb plant nursery will be open for the season on Friday March 30th - Sunday April 1st and we are having a special seed and plant sale to celebrate! We will be open though the growing season on weekends from 10-4 at 7159 Wallace Drive in Brentwood Bay BC. We hope to see you soon!

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Arbutus: the naked dancer
Jul
16
11:30 AM11:30

Arbutus: the naked dancer

Explore the medicine of Arbutus in this Forest Medicine Intensive. The Intensives incorporate elements of plant spirit medicine, wild harvesting, and medicine making and help connect the participants more deeply to the spirit nature around them. There are four separate Intensives offered in our upcoming schedule: Devil's ClubNettleHawthorn, and Arbutus

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Oaklands Sunset Market
Jun
28
to Aug 23

Oaklands Sunset Market

You can visit our booth for plants, seeds, and herbal products, at the Oaklands Sunset Market on Wednesday evenings until the end of August. The Oaklands Sunset market is located in Victoria at the Oaklands Community Centre and hosts over 50 local food growers and producers, artisans, crafters, live music, a bi-weekly beer garden, and a space for the community to come together and meet their neighbours.

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Car Free Day Festival
Jun
18
11:00 AM11:00

Car Free Day Festival

We will be at downtown Victoria’s largest street fair, Car Free YYJ, on Sunday June 18 from 11-6pm. Nine blocks of Douglas Street will transformed into a street market lined with more than 240 vendors (artisans, farmers, businesses, food vendors, and not-for-profits), a 7,000 square foot grassy park, four stages with live entertainment, craft beer gardens, a skate ramp, kids and family activities and more. See you there!

 

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Not-too-late Spring Plant & Seed Sale
Jun
16
to Jun 19

Not-too-late Spring Plant & Seed Sale

Come visit Fireweed for our it's not-too-late Spring Plant & Seed Sale! Summer is right around the corner and it is a fine time to finish up with your spring planting for the season. We will be having exciting specials on our organic perennial and annual medicinal and culinary herb starts, bee plants, permaculture plants, native plants, and seeds too. 

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Hawthorn: the heart protector
May
20
11:30 AM11:30

Hawthorn: the heart protector

Explore the medicine of Hawthorn in this Forest Medicine Intensive. The Intensives incorporate elements of plant spirit medicine, wild harvesting, and medicine making and help connect the participants more deeply to the spirit nature around them. There are four separate Intensives offered in our upcoming schedule: Devil's ClubNettleHawthorn, and Arbutus

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