$15 – $75

Therapeutic Horticulture Discovery Tour

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6031 Golf Rd

6031 Golf Road

Agassiz, BC V0M 1A3

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Therapeutic Horticulture Discovery Tour: Immerse yourself in nature!

Join the Earthwise Team for a day of therapeutic horticulture discovery! Immerse yourself in our beautiful natural environment and discover the numerous benefits of connecting with nature. Experienced facilitator will lead you through a day of wellness, peace, discovery, wonders and more!


The day will start with a discovery tour of our site followed by a delicious lunch and small group sessions in the afternoon. The day will end with a group discussion and next steps.

Program:

8:00 Departure from Earthwise

9:45 Welcome (tea, coffee, light snacks)

10:00 Discovery Tour: Enjoy a guided tour of Earthwise Society’s beautiful Agassiz site. Explore the newly planted demonstration gardens, trace the path of the Miami River through woodland and open fields, check out the crops at the organic Earthwise Farm, and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the heritage Cedar Grove. Our team of expert guides will help you learn a bit about the special ecology and history of each of these areas and help you see the site in new ways.

12:00 Join us for a long table meal in the Heritage Orchard. Bottleneck Chef Derek Bothwell will be preparing a special menu featuring organic produce from the Earthwise Agassiz Farm.

1:00 Workshop (Choose 1 of the following)

  1. Food Forage: Explore the many foods that you can wildcraft and grow in the garden.

  2. Flower Shooting: Use your phone to capture blooms in the garden and learn about basic photography composition technique.

  3. Think with Ink: Let the inspiration come in this activity using walnut ink made on site!

  4. Bird Speak: Discover the world of birds, open up your senses and learn how to identify them.

  5. Herbarium: Collect plants and flowers that inspires you and create an herbarium.

2:00 Workshop (Chosse 1 of the following)

  1. The Hidden Life of Trees: Get to know the trees through your senses and time for nature journaling.

  2. Weed Therapy: Learn how weeding can be fun, active, interactive!

  3. Herbal Tea workshop: Learn about plant properties, collect herbs and make a nutrient dense tea. Learn some native plants used for herbal infusions.

  4. Food Forage: Explore the many foods that you can wildcraft and grow in the garden

  5. Bird Speak: Discover the world of birds, open up your senses and learn how to identify them.

3:00 Tea and snack, personnal assessment, group discussions and feedback on this therapeutic horticulture exploration day

4:00 Departure

Transportation:

Participants have the option to meet us on site at 9:45 am. A departure in bus from Earthwise Delta (6400, 3rd avenue, Tsawwassen) is planned at 8:00 am and return is expected to be around 5:45pm. Seating is limited. Please reserve your seat by adding a bus ticket to your order.

What to bring:

Bring a water bottle and dress appropriately for the weather (proper footwear, comfortable clothing that you can exercise in, sun screen, rain jacket, hat, etc.). If you have any food allergies, please let us know.




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6031 Golf Road

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