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7159 Wallace Drive
Brentwood Bay, BC, V8M 1G9

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.


Herbal Syrups Workshop

In this workshop you will learn the art of making herbal syrups. Syrups are water-based herbal preparations sweetened with honey or sugar to make them more palatable and extend shelf-life. They are a high-compliance herbal medicine for kids and adults alike. 

Herbal Syrups Workshop

with Jessy Delleman
Would you like to see this workshop offered in our upcoming schedule? Please send us an email and let us know. This workshop is also offered by special request to groups of 5 or more (12 students max).


Herbal syrups are yummy, medicinally potent, alcohol-free extracts. Making a syrup is a great way to preserve a mineral rich herbal infusion or decoction, and a great alternative to alcohol based extracts such as a tincture. A properly prepared herbal syrup can last for many years without refrigeration.

During this workshop we will be preparing an all-natural alcohol-free Iron Rich Syrup with a honey base. The Iron Rich Syrup is great for maintaining iron levels and also acts as a gentle liver tonic. The syrup will be featuring freshly harvested herbs from the Fireweed gardens. Recipes will also be given for other syrups such as Elderberry Syrup, and a Herbal Cough Syrup.