2022 Glencolton Farms
Folk Herbalism Retreats
This is an organic & bio-dynamic farm where I presently live.
Come enjoy weekend plant medicine retreats
with home cooked meals.
At these farm retreats you can expect:
Indoor accomodations in the Greenwood stone house.
Yes you will have a bed and shower!
Shared and private rooms are available.
Evenings with cedar hot tub heaven and barrel saunas
Daytime teachings 9:15am-5pm Seasonal Folk Herbalism classes in the gardens and 30 acres of forest.
Make your own medicines.
All country home cooked meals provided. (yes please!)
No cooking for you. Simply show up and enjoy.
*Friday 4pm until Sunday 4pm for four weekends
*Located at Glencolton biodynamic farm near Durham, Ontario.
*Are you ready for 4 amazing weekend with plant kin?
Click here for more information about the farm: https://www.biodynamics.com/nabdap-glencolton-farm
April 15, 16, 17
June 17, 18, 19
August 12, 13, 14
September 9, 10, 11
Air element, eastern direction, Springtime medicines, roots and barks, protection plants, honey ceremony for the ancestors, creating altars.
Water element, western direction, group gifting, tincture/tea/salve making/flower essences
Fire element, southern direction, Summer medicines, herbal vinegars & herbal smokes, heart healing ceremony.
Earth element, Northern direction, honey ceremony, Autumn medicine, remedies for coughs, colds, and flu
Prices for 4 full weekends/ all inclusive with meals, lodging, sauna, cedar hot tub, and teachings. Choose low income or regular price.
Camping or sleeping at home: $2600
Shared room: $2700
Private room: $2800
Camping or sleeping at home: $3600
Shared room $3700
Private room: $3800
The one part work trade position for 2022 has been taken. Payment plans are an option.
After registration: Once a deposit is received you will receive a welcome letter & reading booklist to help you prepare for the classes.
Mentorships are open to all genders. It is a safe place for LGBTQIA folks. We will work together to co-create a loving and healing space for everyone. Plants are amazing non-binary teachers.
The learning area is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.
Mosquitoes, deer flies, ticks, & wasps are present.
These insects are our teachers.
May Gaia bless them and teach us how to love them.
We will be walking on uneven terrain.
"I never make decisions instantly, always needing to be certain of a choice. The minute and the moment I heard of your offering I was in. Thanks for the shelter, hospitality, openness, humour, connection, and offering your herbaceous self."
Tracey, Herbalist & owner of Anarres Apothecary