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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.

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Workshops

Herb Growing Intensive
Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

Herb Growing Intensive

$130 | with Jessy Delleman
Learn all about growing medicinal herbs in our ecosystem. We will cover many growing topics including propagation, harvesting, and seed saving. This is an engaging and practical skill-building workshop where you get to get your hands dirty! Learn more here.
 

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Plant Walk | Wild Spring Greens for Food & Medicine
May
1
6:30 PM18:30

Plant Walk | Wild Spring Greens for Food & Medicine

$25 | with Jessy Delleman
Spring on the west coast offers a bounty of nutritious wild greens that can offer us both food and medicine. In this walk Jessy will introduce you to a wide variety of edible and medicinal spring greens of our forest ecosystem. Central Saanich area. Nibbling required. Learn more and register here.

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Shaman's Journey Workshop
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Shaman's Journey Workshop

$125 | with Sony Baron
Learn the ancient practice of Shamanic Journeying to deepen your spiritual practice, and access the wisdom and guidance of your spirit guides. In the workshop you will learn how to open sacred space, set an alter, journey to find your power animal and so much more. Learn more and register here.

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Yoga & Contemplative Writing
May
7
7:00 PM19:00

Yoga & Contemplative Writing

$120/6 classes | with Liz Bueckert
Find spaciousness, balance, strength and insight in this series that combines yoga and exploration of self through contemplative writing. When your mind is relaxed and your body is fully open you are able to go a little deeper within yourself and find a place of inner contemplation. Learn more and register here.

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Forest Medicine Intensive | Dandelion
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Forest Medicine Intensive | Dandelion

$125 | with Jessy Delleman
Explore the medicine of the ubiquitous Dandelion 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. Two intensives are offered this spring: Dandelion & Nettle. Learn more and register here.

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Herb Drawing | Depth & Dimension
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Herb Drawing | Depth & Dimension

$35 | with Harmony Pillon
Join Harmony, BFA Visual Arts, for this series of creative drawing classes. This session will focus on depth and dimensionality; value, tone and texture. Sign up for this class individually or the three part series for a discount. Learn more and register Learn more and register here.

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Herb Drawing | Colour
May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Herb Drawing | Colour

$35 | with Harmony Pillon
Join Harmony, BFA Visual Arts, for this series of creative drawing classes. This session focuses on colour; tint, hue, and intensity. Sign up for this class individually or the three part series for a discount. Learn more and register here.

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Beginner's Herbal Workshop
May
25
1:30 PM13:30

Beginner's Herbal Workshop

$60 | with Harmony Pillon
This workshop is designed as a beginner’s class for those new to using herbs and curious about herbal medicine. Participants will gain an understanding of the beneficial uses of commonly found garden herbs and other wild plants, insight on holistic health practices, and hands on experience harvesting and crafting their own medicine.  Learn more and register here.

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Medicine Making Intensive 
Jun
1
to Jun 2

Medicine Making Intensive 

$225 | with Jessy Delleman
Gather fresh herbs and learn the art of making potent herbal medicines in this hands-on weekend intensive at the herb farm. Harvesting and processing herbs; and preparing teas, fresh and dry plant tinctures, infused oils, and salves. Learn more and register here.

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Herbal First-Aid Kit Workshop
Jun
15
1:30 PM13:30

Herbal First-Aid Kit Workshop

$80 | with Harmony Pillon
In this hands-on workshop at the herb farm, Harmony will guide you on how to make your own herbal first aid kit to have on hand for treks out into the woods or your own backyard. The workshop includes a plant walk to help you identify common herbs and weeds that may be used in a variety of first-aid situations.  Learn more and register here.

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Forest Medicine Intensive | Nettle
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Forest Medicine Intensive | Nettle

$125 | with Jessy Delleman
Explore the medicine of the infamous/famous Stinging 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. Two intensives are offered this spring: Dandelion & Nettle. Learn more and register here.

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Plant Walk | Wild Spring Greens for Food & Medicine
Mar
31
1:30 PM13:30

Plant Walk | Wild Spring Greens for Food & Medicine

$25 | with Jessy Delleman
Spring on the west coast offers a bounty of nutritious wild greens that can offer us both food and medicine. In this walk Jessy will introduce you to a wide variety of edible and medicinal spring greens of our forest ecosystem. Central Saanich area. Nibbling required. Learn more and register here.

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Yin Yoga | Whole Body Reset
Mar
19
7:00 PM19:00

Yin Yoga | Whole Body Reset

$120/7 classes | with Liz Bueckert
Find rest and calm, and deep opening, in this beautiful yoga series designed to stimulate your parasynthetic nervous system. The postures and practices in this series allow for your central nervous system to slow down giving your mind, body and spirit the ability to open and restore itself. Learn more and register here.

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Herbal First-Aid Kit Workshop
Nov
10
1:00 PM13:00

Herbal First-Aid Kit Workshop

$75 | with Harmony Pillon
Learn how to make your own herbal first aid kit to have on hand for treks out into the woods or your own backyard. We will be building our own herbal first aid kits, which each participant will get to take home at the end of the workshop. Learn more and register here.

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Forest Medicine Intensive | Old Man's Beard
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

Forest Medicine Intensive | Old Man's Beard

$90 | with Jessy Delleman
Explore the medicine of Old Man's Beard in this day-long Forest Medicine Intensive featuring plant meditations, wildcrafting, and medicine making. There are three separate intensives offered in our fall 2018 schedule: Devil's Club, Western Red Cedar, and Old Man's Beard. They can be signed up for individually, or together for a discount. Learn more and register here.

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Forest Medicine Intensive | Western Red Cedar
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Forest Medicine Intensive | Western Red Cedar

$90 | with Jessy Delleman
Explore the medicine of Western Red Cedar in this day-long Forest Medicine Intensive featuring plant meditations, wildcrafting, and medicine making. There are three separate intensives offered in our fall 2018 schedule: Devil's Club, Western Red Cedar, and Old Man's Beard. They can be signed up for individually, or together for a discount. Learn more and register here.

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Forest Medicine Intensive | Devil's Club
Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

Forest Medicine Intensive | Devil's Club

$125 | with Jessy Delleman
Explore the medicine of Devil's Club in this day-long Forest Medicine Intensive featuring plant meditations, wildcrafting, and medicine making. There are three separate intensives offered in our fall 2018 schedule: Devil's Club, Western Red Cedar, and Old Man's Beard. They can be signed up for individually, or together for a discount. Learn more and register here.

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Herb Drawing 3 | Colour
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Herb Drawing 3 | Colour

$35 | with Harmony Pillon
Join Harmony, BFA Visual Arts, for this series of creative drawing classes. Herb Drawing 3 focuses on colour; tint, hue, and intensity. Sign up for this class individually or with Herb Drawing 1 & 2 for a discount. Learn more and register here.

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Chakra Yoga Series
Sep
25
7:00 PM19:00

Chakra Yoga Series

Find a deeper sense of vitality, wellness, and connection through this series of mindful yoga classes focusing on balancing the chakras, or energy centres, of the body. This series of 8 classes will focus on sequentially opening each chakra through sound, alignment based vinyasa and yin yoga, meditation and breath work. Learn more and register here.

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Medicine Making Intensive 
Sep
15
to Sep 16

Medicine Making Intensive 

$190 | with Jessy Delleman
Gather fresh herbs and learn the art of making potent herbal medicines in this hands-on weekend intensive at the herb farm. Harvesting and processing herbs; and preparing teas, fresh and dry plant tinctures, infused oils, and salves. Learn more and register here.

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Herbal Mead Workshop
Jul
21
1:00 PM13:00

Herbal Mead Workshop

$50| with Jessy Delleman
Herbals meads are honey wines that 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. Leran more and register here.

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

Drop-in Botanical Drawing

$20 | with Harmony Pillon
Join us in the herb garden for this series of drop-in drawing classes. Choose a plant to explore and get to know more deeply through the medium of drawing. Harmony will offer guidance on how to enhance your drawing technique. Learn more and register here.

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

Drop-in Botanical Drawing

$20 | with Harmony Pillon
Join us in the herb garden for this series of drop-in drawing classes. Choose a plant to explore and get to know more deeply through the medium of drawing. Harmony will offer guidance on how to enhance your drawing technique. Learn more and register here.

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

Drop-in Botanical Drawing

$20 | with Harmony Pillon
Join us in the herb garden for this series of drop-in drawing classes. Choose a plant to explore and get to know more deeply through the medium of drawing. Harmony will offer guidance on how to enhance your drawing technique. Learn more and register here.

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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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