Live Workshops (Culture, Art & Medicine)

All Live workshops scheduled in March & April have refund/ rain-cheque options in case of a cancellation due to COVID safety restrictions.

Metis Medicine Plantwalks

Multiple Evenings & Weekends, please click the link to see events!
Explore a new area of Calgary every month and uncover the historical art of herbalism among the Metis of Southern Alberta. Together we will identify more than 10 species of plants with traditional uses.

Metis Octopus Bag Workshop – Live & Social Distanced

Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Metis Octopus bags or Fire-bags have a colorful history! Learn the interesting story of the “octopus bag”, the multi-national origin of the unusual name, and make your own octopus bag in this fascinating workshop. Socially distanced workshop – only 6 participants per group.

We look forward to many years of Plant walks & Metis medicine teachings in 2021 & beyond! Experiences are tentatively being scheduled for Summer 2021. Availability will be subject to COVID-19 restrictions. Thank you for your support & understanding.

Metis Medicines in Old Man River Valley @ Lethbridge

Spring 2021 Dates TBA

View the many edible & medicinal plants of the river valley on this fascinating historical medicine walk lead by a traditional Metis Herbalist.

Metis Medicine Walk @ Pincher Creek

Spring 2021 Dates TBA

Explore the traditional medicine of Southern Alberta’s Metis Community. This walk is lead by Metis Knowledge Keeper Kalyn Kodiak, whose family has lived in Southern Alberta for 6 generations.

Mother’s Day Special: Natural Perfumery & Tea Social

May 2021 Dates TBA

Join us for an afternoon of delights! We begin with a D.I.Y. natural perfumery class with herbal chemist Zoe Lynne, who leads us in the creation of the perfect blend of natural scents to compliment your chemistry & personality. Then, we will sit down to a tea social featuring custom-blended, fresh beverages and crumpets with berries & cream.

Wildcrafting & Medicine Making at Providence Lane Farms

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020  POSTPONED
Come out to Providence Lane Homestead for a day spent with Kalyn Kodiak, Metis Knowledge Keeper. We will begin with an herb-foraging walk, enjoy a fresh & locally sourced lunch, and create healthy herbal preparations to take home.  

Blossoms of Early Summer Picnic & Plantwalk

Saturday in June Date TBA   11am – 3pm
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.

Free Consultations @ Calgary Herbal Student Clinic

Sorry – No Student Clinic during COVID-19
Consult a Clinical Herbalist for Free and receive a reflexology treatment

New workshops are scheduled every few months -please bookmark our visual calendar and check back often to see new experiences. Or, contact to get on the mailing list.

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