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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.

Workshops

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

Drop-in Botanical Drawing

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

Drop-in Botanical Drawing

Join 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

Join 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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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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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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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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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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Dreamcatchers Workshop
Feb
26
1:00 PM13:00

Dreamcatchers Workshop

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

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Herbal Medicine Making Workshop
Sep
11
to Sep 18

Herbal Medicine Making Workshop

During this popular workshop beginner and intermediate students will learn how to make high-quality herbal teas, tinctures, infused oils and salves using effective and repeatable methods. The workshop includes a plant walk in the herb gardens at Fireweed Farm when students will learn materia medica for a handful of medicinal herbs. More info

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