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Wild Food and Nutrition Workshop

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

With Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed

You may already be aware that many wild plants are edible, but do you know how and why they are good for you? This 3 hour workshop will explore the vitamin and mineral rich world of local in-season plant species. Are wild plants really much more nutrient dense than domestic plants? What are antioxidants and what are they good for? How do wild plants increase the diversity of gut bacteria and why is this important? All these questions and more will be answered in this fun and interactive educational workshop, including a short walk around the HCP gardens.

HCP Members $35
Non Members $40

To register, call 250 479 6162

 

Instructor Bio: Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed

Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed is a faculty member at Pacific Rim College of Holistic Medicine and Sustainable Living located in the unceded Coast Salish Territory of Victoria, BC She is qualified with a Master’s of Science in Herbal Medicine from London, UK and a Bachelor of Science in Botany from the University of Calgary. She runs a sliding-scale herbal medicine practice, and is particularly interested in reconnecting people to nature to create well-being in individuals and communities. She regularly runs retreats, workshops and plant walks to teach people how to safely identify and use wild plants as food and medicine.

 

Details

Date:
November 4
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific
505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria,BCV9E 2J7Canada
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Phone:
250-479-6162
Website:
http://hcp.ca