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From Beginner to Confident Forager
Seasonal Living and Natural Health
Learn From an experienced Medical Herbalist and Forager
GAIN ACCESS TO MONTHLY FORAGING VIDEOS AND SEASONAL RECIPES
FOR ONLY £9/MONTH
You are tired of…
navigating the endless cycle of health fads, searching for genuine, lasting wellness wisdom
feeling disconnected from the natural world, missing a true, nurturing bond with the outdoors
the hesitation and uncertainty that comes with foraging, despite your deep interest in the subject
concerns about the risks and dangers in foraging, seeking reassurance and safe practices in your wildcrafting journey
You are looking for a safe and eco-friendly approach to discovering and identifying plants, delving into foraging, and crafting your own herbal remedies and recipes.
What to expect from this membership
Master plant identification
Put your plant identification worries to rest. Enjoy stustainable and ethical foraging with confidence and peace of mind, knowing you can safely distinguish between the edible treasures and the ones best left untouched.
Become a seasonal forager
Struggling to understand what to forage and when? With seasonal guides, you will know what nature has on offer. Stay attuned to the rhythms of the natural world and make the most of each foraging season with our expert guidance.
Bring the wild to your table
Transform your foraged bounty into tantalising meals with monthly creative and easy-to-follow recipes. Plus, you will learn to store and preserve your finds so you can enjoy the flavours of every season, all year round.
Let me show you that it’s possible
Create a healing haven with foraged herbs and the Crafty Herbalist Academy’s insights
SEE MEMBER-CREATED HOME APOTHECARIES BELOW
They started just like you, curious and keen to learn about foraging and natural health. Through their journey with the Academy, they have transformed their passion into a thriving home apothecary. Their homes are now brimming with handcrafted tinctures, dried herbs, and lovingly prepared remedies, standing as a testament to what you can achieve.
How can you achieve this too?
I will be honest with you – this path of learning about foraging and herbal remedies does take time and determination. It’s a journey filled with discovery, but like any worthwhile pursuit, it requires a commitment to learning and growing.
The first key to success in this journey is consistency. Regular engagement with the online materials, whether it’s watching a short video, reading through a handout, and importantly, venturing outside for a foraging walk, will steadily build your knowledge and confidence.
It’s about integrating these practices into your daily life, finding joy in the small steps, and celebrating each new insight or skill acquired. Remember, each herb identified, each plant foraged, and each remedy created is a step forward on this enriching and worthwhile path.
As you embark on this journey, remember that patience and curiosity are essential qualities that will greatly enhance your learning experience.
Nature works in its own time, and so does learning. There will be moments of challenge, but these are opportunities for growth. Approach each lesson with a sense of curiosity – ask questions, explore, and experiment.
The world of herbal medicine and foraging is vast and ever-evolving; your willingness to remain patient and curious will not only enrich your experience but also lead to a deeper understanding and appreciation of the natural world.
gradual and steady learning
how to become a confident forager
The best thing?
This isn’t just about learning to forage,
it is about forging a nature connection that many have forgotten
Since launching the Academy, I have
guided many enthusiastic learners
to master the art of foraging
So how does it work exactly?
All it takes are
3 Simple Steps
to becoming a confident forager
Embrace Nature's Wisdom
Begin your journey by immersing yourself in the natural world, supported by monthly foraging videos, learning to observe and understand the subtle language of plants and herbs, integral to foraging and herbal medicine.
Progress through practical, hands-on experiences with monthly recipes where you’ll identify, harvest, and use various medicinal plants, transforming theoretical knowledge into tangible skills and creating your own herbal remedies.
Growth through Community
Discover the power of collective wisdom as you join fellow herbal enthusiasts, fostering personal and communal development through shared experiences and knowledge in the art of herbal medicine.
The Crafty Herbalist Academy
The Crafty Herbalist Mini Membership offers a monthly gateway to the world of herbal foraging (wildcrafting). It’s ideal for busy individuals, nature lovers, and aspiring herbalists eager to explore the healing powers of nature. Each month, members receive exclusive foraging videos and insightful handouts, making it easy to weave herbal wisdom into everyday life.
What to expect inside
the Academy mini membership
Learn the basics of identifying wild herbs and plants, focusing on key characteristics, safe identification practices and seasonal changes.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Understand the basics of leaves, stems, flowers, and roots.
Learn to recognise unique features of common wild herbs.
Understand how plants change throughout the seasons.
Dive into the world of foraging, building your confidence through advanced identification skills, ethical practices, and learning about sustainability and respect for the natural world.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Deepen knowledge of sustainable and ethical foraging practices.
Plant Habitats & Ecosystems
Explore various plant habitats and their unique flora.
Enhanced skills in recognising and differentiating plants.
Transform your foraging knowledge into action, learning the essentials of responsibly harvesting herbs and creating your own herbal recipes and remedies.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Learn how to harvest herbs responsibly and sustainably.
Understand different methods to preserve herbs for long-term use.
Creating Herbal Recipes
Prepare remedies and culinary dishes with foraged herbs.
Exclusive Online Herbal Community
Engage with fellow foraging enthusiasts and herbalists
Share experiences, tips, and discoveries in a supportive environment
Seek advice and insights from a community dedicated to herbal wisdom
Foster meaningful connections and learn from the collective experiences of others
Guide to harvesting and drying
Learn sustainable foraging practices to protect and respect nature
Discover detailed techniques for harvesting a variety of herbs
Gain expert knowledge on effective drying methods for preserving quality
Access practical tips for storing herbs, ensuring potency and longevity
IF YOU’RE ASKING YOURSELF…
“I already have foraging books and guides, how will the mini membership benefit me?”
This membership goes beyond the pages of a guidebook, offering a dynamic, interactive learning experience that brings the knowledge to life. Here’s what sets it apart:
Live Learning and Community Interaction
Seasonal and Locally Relevant Content
Expert Guidance and Support
Complement and Enhance your Journey
So, while guides are valuable resources, this mini membership is designed to complement and enhance your foraging journey with a vibrant, interactive, and supportive learning environment.
Today’s Price = Only £9
This Mini Membership is for
Busy Nature Enthusiasts
Are you fascinated by the natural world but struggle to find the time for in-depth studies? Our mini membership is designed for busy nature enthusiasts like you. Each month, we bring concise, seasonal foraging insights straight to your inbox. From quick-watch videos to easy-to-follow handouts, you’ll seamlessly integrate the beauty of foraging into your hectic schedule. It’s the perfect way to stay connected with nature and nurture your interest in herbalism, without overwhelming your calendar.
Beginner Herbalists and Foragers
Starting your journey into herbal medicine and foraging can be overwhelming. The mini membership is tailored for beginners like you, offering a welcoming and accessible entry point into this fascinating world. Each month, we demystify the art of foraging and herbal preparation, providing clear, step-by-step guides and videos. This membership is your personal guidebook, helping you grow your knowledge and confidence in identifying, harvesting, and using wild herbs safely and sustainably.
Today’s Price = Only £9
WHAT STUDENTS SAY
Testimonials from academy members
Frequently asked questions
Q: What exactly is the Crafty Herbalist Academy Mini Membership?
A: This membership is a monthly subscription-based program focused on seasonal foraging and herbal recipes. It includes one educational video a month, one recipe handout, as well as community support to help members learn about identifying, harvesting, and using wild herbs and plants throughout the year.
Q: Who is this membership designed for?
A: This membership is ideal for anyone interested in foraging, herbal medicine, and natural living, including beginners, busy nature enthusiasts, parents looking for educational activities, and health and wellness advocates.e
Q: How does this differ from reading a foraging book?
A: Unlike static books, this mini membership offers interactive, up-to-date content, expert guidance, community engagement, and practical, hands-on experiences that books alone can’t provide.
Q: What will I learn in this membership?
A: Members learn to identify wild herbs and plants, understand ethical foraging practices, harvest and preserve herbs, and create herbal recipes. The program is focused on identification, confidence-building, and practical application.
Q: Can I upgrade to full membership and what happens if I do?
A: Absolutely! You can upgrade to our main membership as the doors open a few times a year. When you do, you’ll gain access to all the materials and benefits of the full membership, which includes everything in the mini membership and more. This means you’ll continue to enjoy the mini membership content along with the additional, more in-depth resources and learning opportunities offered in the main membership. It’s a seamless transition designed to further enrich your herbal journey.
Q: How much time will I need to dedicate to this each month?
A: The membership is designed to be flexible, catering to busy lifestyles. Expect to spend a few hours each month on videos and handouts, and make sure to dedicate time outdoors for practical learning.
Q: Are there any live sessions or events?
A: The mini membership focuses on providing flexible, pre-recorded content, and does not include live sessions or events. This format allows members to engage with the material at their own pace and on their own schedule, making it ideal for those with busy lifestyles or varying time commitments. However, there is a thriving online community you can access to support your foraging skills and plant identification.
Q: What if I live in an urban area with limited access to wild plants?
A: Our membership includes tips for urban foraging and identifying plants in city parks and gardens. We focus on commonly found plants to ensure everyone can participate, regardless of location.
Q: Can I cancel my membership if it’s not right for me?
A: Yes, you can cancel your subscription at any time. However, please note that cancelling the membership will result in losing access to all content, including videos, handouts, and community features. We encourage members to consider this when deciding whether the mini membership aligns with their learning goals and schedule.
Q: What equipment or materials will I need to participate in the mini membership?
A: To make the most of the mini membership, you’ll need a few basic items. A reliable field guide for plant identification, a notebook or journal for taking notes, and a camera or smartphone for capturing images of your finds are essential. For practical foraging, a small gardening tool for harvesting, a basket or bag for collecting, and appropriate outdoor clothing are recommended. We strive to ensure that our activities are accessible, requiring minimal specialised equipment.