AHA Herbal Show, Swap n’ Sale at the 3rd Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
Market on Macleod Atrium (7711 Macleod Trail SE)

A showcase for local herbalists, healers, gardening enthusiasts, botanists, mycologists and others who wish to share information/examples/displays related to nature or herbs with the community. Vendors can purchase booths for sales or marketing, and a swap table for gear, books and seeds will be organized.
Everyone is welcome to enjoy this event! AHA Members receive a free booth for the promotion of their business or display of whatever inspires them as a herbalist. Please contact info@herbalistsalberta.com to register for your free member’s booth or for more information. Also check out the Facebook event page. Specially-priced advanced tickets for the Alberta Herb Gathering 2018 will be available, as a fundraiser for the Gathering.

Plant Appreciation Picnic with the Alberta Herbalists Association

Sunday August 20, 2017, 12-4pm Bowness Park, NW Calgary 

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Join the Alberta Herbalists Association members and friends at Bowness Park for an afternoon of family friendly picnic’ing and plant appreciation! August is the perfect time to meet your local wild edible and medicinal herbs, and expert Herbalists will be on hand to teach you.

Bring yourself a picnic lunch and join in the fun! Learn from 3 different experts by following along on a Herb-walk, they will be sharing traditional and evidence-based knowledge about the wonders of plants. This is a great opportunity to build networks and create community with herb enthusiasts in our community.

All ages welcome! There will be some activities for everyone. Please bring water, frisbees, picnic blankets, umbrellas, or whatever else you need to be comfortable and have a great time in the August shade. Don’t forget to bring a cup so you can sample the delicious herbal iced teas!

Kalyn Kodiak will be there with Metis Fingerweaving bracelet-making station so you can make a souvenir to take home with you! Contact info@AlbertaHerbalists.com for more information.

Metis Culture Workshops

Loom-weaving Your Metis Sash

Sat & Sun 12-4pm, Nov. 2nd & 3rd

Be a part of the first hand-looming sash class ever in Calgary! Looms and all materials are provided. Everyone will create their own sash to wear.

Beading Remembrance Poppies

Sat, Nov. 9th 1-3pm
Wed, Nov. 6th 6-9pm – SOLD OUT

Make a poppy or other flower to wear, to honour a loved one or just for fun.

Metis Finger-weaving Workshops

Tuesday, Nov. 19th (Level 1) & Wednesday Nov. 20th (Level 2), 6-9pm
Thurs, Nov. 28 (Level 1) 6:30-9:00pm

Begin with the basics or advance your knowledge of the traditional art of sash weaving, while making your own bracelet or hatband. All experience levels are welcome.

Traditions of the Wolf Willow Rosary

Sat, Nov. 23rd 6-9pm

Silverberries are traditionally used to make beautiful natural rosaries by the Metis people. Make your own rosary while learning about the food and medicine benefits of this plant.

Medicine of the Bear Spirit

Wed, Dec. 4th 6-9pm

Bears are sacred animals, cousins of humans and teachers of healing. Learn how bear medicine is used, spiritually, emotionally and physically, and engage in a Bear Meditation to ask the Bear Spirit to guide you.

Personal Medicine Bag Workshops

Fri, Dec. 13th 6:30-9:00pm
Learn about traditions of personal medicine pouch as a protective and creative force, and make your own bag to honour and keep your medicine.

Balsam Harvest & Medicine Festival

Sundays in February/March (Date TBA in Dec 2019)

Learn all about Nature’s medicine chest, the Balsam Poplar! Poplar is the Man’s Best Friend of trees. We will brew tree medicine outdoors, and fry some tasty traditional bannock to enjoy with our tea.

Adventures in the Woods Wild Picnic & Plantwalk

Saturday in May 2020   11am-3pm (Date TBA)
A picnic and plantwalk through the soft spring meadows of Kananaskis country! Picnic lunch is included.

Blossoms of Early Summer Picnic & Plantwalk

Saturday in June 2020   11am – 3pm (Date TBA)
Return to the mountains to view the flowering plants in all their Glory! Meadows, Prairies and forest landscapes and a gourmet lunch in the wild.

More workshops are created all the time! Please bookmark and check back often. Or, contact Kalyn@KodiakHerbal.com to get on the mailing list.

If you would like to suggest a workshop, please contact Kalyn@KodiakHerbal.com.

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