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Food and Pharmacy from the Wild 2017

14th May 2017 11.30 – 2.30pm Meadfoot Beach Torquay

Making Krauts from seaweed and wild gathered plants with Katie Venner with a forage and identification walk with me. £45 Booking essential. Tastings & demonstration.

28th May 2017 2pm – 4pm Meadfoot Beach Torquay 

Food & Pharmacy from the Wild in Spring £15

6th August 2017 11am – 1pm Meadfoot Beach Torquay

Food & Pharmacy from the Wild in Summer £15

23rd September 2017 2pm – 4pm Petitor Coast Path (meet at the gateway end of Petitor Rd) Torquay

Food & Pharmacy from the Wild in Autumn £15


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Herb Walk & Natural Skincare workshop in June

Would you like to know common wayside plants you can use to combat a cough and cold, stop your nose dripping and soothe insect stings? Come along on my herb walk this Saturday, at 1pm a two hour ramble around Meadfoot Beach and green. Booking 07962 664294

Herbal Body Care Workshop £60 10-3pm (with lunch break)

Make your own bespoke range of natural eco- friendly body care products (toothpaste, lotion, bath bombs and lip balm) from plant and herbal ingredients. Suitable for vegans.
All ingredients provided, recipes and formulas, no experience needed.

Sunday June 12th in Totnes.
Please call for further information and to book.

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Herbal Remedies Classes 2016

Those who have been disappointed my herbal remedies classes were offered at South Devon College during the daytimes only, may be interested to know that from the New Year 2016, I will be offering an evening class at the Torquay venue of South Devon College. Sign up to my monthly newsletter to keep an eye on the information, via

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Rose is proven to enhance mood

Rose is proven to uplift, relax and improve mood according to a trial on human volunteers.

We already know rose oil, rose water and rose essential oil are hugely beneficial to the skin, anti-inflammatory, healing, anti-ageing and free radical scavenging.

Come along to my workshop on 16th March, 7-9pm and make your own rose skin cream using rose oils and waters to take home along with a luxurious chocolate face mask. £20 each, or £35 for two people and feel the benefits yourself. This would make a wonderful Mothers Day gift!

Booking essential 07962 664294

Venue The Chelston Well Being Centre, Walnut Rd, Torquay TQ2 6HS

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Herb & Wild Food Walks for 2015

Here are provisional dates for the 2015 season herb and survival food walks. £10 each

Sunday 12th April (suitable for disabled) Torwood Gardens 11-1 Meet opposite Torquay Museum – Edible & Medicinal Plants of the waysides Sunday 10 May Spring plants as food and medicine at Petitor coast path 11-1pm Saturday 6th June Seaweeds & Hedgerow Weeds food & medicine Meadfoot Beach 1.30 – 3.30 Sunday 12th July Torquay disabled suitable Torwood Gardens opposite Torquay Museum 11-1pm Medicinal & edible Weeds Saturday 25th July Petitor Coast Path Hedgerow Herbs for medicine and food 2nd August – Hedgerow plants & trees for survival – food & medicine, Brixham 1.30 – 3.30 30th August Sunday Meadfoot Beach 11-1pm Seaweeds & Hedgerow Herbs

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Medicinal Wild Herb Walk

Sunday 10th August, 11-1pm £5 per person. Children free.  No booking necessary. Meet at pathway entrance on the junction between Gillard Road and Centry Road, Brixham. Discover medicinal uses of common weeds and how to use them.

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The Medicine Tree – Elder Tree workshop

Workshop Making goodies from the elder tree. Talk and demonstration, take home samples, learn about the many uses of the Elder, and its magic tradition.Hannah’s at Seale Hayne, Nr Newton Abbot. £5 per person – free for unemployed. Monday 8th July, 10am – 1pm. Booking essential  Jackie 07979985495

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Trade stand at Bushwaka bushcraft fayre

Next month sees the first of our outdoor trade stands of this season.

Bushwaka bushcraft event at Bridgend in Wales promises to be a good day out for all the family with a huge array of stalls, demonstrations and things to do.

We have a Green Wyse stall selling all our goodies, with testers to try, and will be demonstrating throughout the day too!  13th April, 2013

For full details see