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Wild Plant Permaculture Practicum

About Practicum
Date & Registration

 May 27 9am to May 28, 1pm.

Wild Plant
Permaculture Practicum: Edible Wild Food
Hands-on Experience

May 28, 1pm to 5pm

A Wild Edible Forest Feast & a
Special Lecture Presentation

About the Wild Plant Permaculture Practicum

Join us for the Wild Plant Permaculture Practicum, a Wild Edible Feast plus a Lecture Presentation in this half day or two-day hands-on workshop. The focus is on the integration of local wild edible, sprouts, microgreens and permaculture plants as part of the daily lifestyle. This workshop will help you understand wild edible plants and create recipes for living deep with our ecology.

Discover the art and practices that assist in the alignment of harmony between our internal landscape and our external environment.  This workshop highlights hands-on practical experience and cultural transformation through the power of community.

Why Wild

  • Wild foods are nurtured into life in the same environment, atmosphere, altitude and biorhythm in which we live, making them easier to assimilate into our system.
  • Wild foods are unaltered by humans and have adapted to grow in harmony with their environment. They have chosen for themselves to live and thrive in this region.
  • Wild foods have more flavor than cultivated foods.
  • Wild, in season cuisine have the greatest vitality, therefore you need less food for maximum nutrition
  • Wild foods can be the freshest, most vital and resilient food option we have available to us.
  • Wild foods are extremely high in nutrients, minerals and life-force.
  • Wild food feasting reduces the need for transporting, packaging and labeling foods.
  • Wild foods are organic.
  • Wild foods can support us towards eliminating herbicides.
  • Wild foods help us protect wild lands. By appreciating the value of wild foods as a critical resource for health and quality of life, we will ensure there is land allowed to stay wild to support all of our communities. 
  • Wild foods are the most natural way of dining in the wild
  • Wild foods are the most regenerative way of eating.
  • Wild foods are freely available and abundant.
  • Wild food feasting can promote a cultural shift.


About the Wild Edible Forest Feast &
Special Lecture Presentation

Sunday Afternoon
May 28 - 1-5pm   A Wild Edible Feast & Wild Intelligence: Plants Symbiotic Relationships and What They Teach Us

We invite you to join us for a primarily local organic living foods fundraiser meal. Includes: organically grown sprouts and microgreens, wild harvest edibles, homemade soup and hardy salad, local weed ferments, dessert, herbal teas, wild beverages and lecture presentation. 



Wild Plant Intelligence Presentation

"When we look at nutrition from a purely scientific point of view, there is no place for consciousness. And yet, consciousness could be one of the crucial determinants of the metabolism of food itself."
~ Deepak Chopra., M.D.

An exploratory journey into nature's permaculture plants. Learn how ingesting local plants changes the matrix of your organism, stimulating greater health and awakening your interrelated relationship with your bioregion. Discover why foraging the wisdom of the wild weeds is a revolutionary act of resiliency, of activism, of genius, and of kindness to the Earth and to ourselves.


Shantree Kacera D.N., an author and Certified Permaculture Designer and Educator, an Ayurvedic Live-Food Nutritionist, Therapeutic and Shamanic Herbalist with a specialty in Forest Gardening with over 40 years experience. Shantree's deep spiritual connection to the Earth has drawn him into the teachings of shamanic and earth wisdom practices as well as Carolinian Canada native plant preservation and studies. He is a passionate edible forest gardener, and well known for his unique circular medicinal-wheel garden and medicine trail with over 1,000 species of edible and medicine plants and trees through the 50-acre botanical sanctuary. Since the mid 1980's Shantree has been applying permaculture practices.  




Date & Registration:

Please RSVP by registering at least one week in advance, thanks!

Saturday & Sunday - May 27 -28

Sat. 9-5pm  & Sun. 9-1pm 
Wild Permaculture Plants Practicum – Edible Wild Food Hands-on Experience

Cost: $200

Sunday Afternoon - May 28 2
1-5pm -
 A Wild Edible Forest Feast & Special Presentation 

Cost: $75

Full Package - Saturday, Sunday am & Sunday afternoon (meal & presentation) - $250

*** Includes our Incredible Edible e-book

Cost does not include transportation, tax and accommodations in the pricing above.


Nutritional Herbalism - Energetic Medicine Mentorship:
Hands-on Application of Edible Wild Plants

Practical Herbalism - Forest Gardening Mentorship:
Ecological Regenerative Design

NOTE: For those registering for an Advanced Training, $200 of your payment for this weekend workshop will be applied towards the regular price of either mentorship. This applies only to those who complete the full weekend.

Payment can be made through 'PayPal' below or by certified check. Please made checks payable and send to: 

The Living Centre
5871 Bells Rd., London, ON., Canada, N6P 1P3

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