Events & News

Summer - Autumn 2022 Events

Big Butterfly Count
15th July - 7th August 2022
A lovely UK based idea for these warm summer days.
There is a useful chart and activities on the website.
https://bigbutterflycount.butterfly-conservation.org/

Crafting and Gardening at Lynn's garden
Schellingwoude

Various Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays throughout the year.
Next dates: Sat 27/8/22 (one place left), Thu 15/9/22, Thu 29/9/22
Apprentices only (6 spaces each date - Please use Meetup.com or email Lynn to book).
Bring your own materials (such as spirits for tinctures, oil, vinegar) and please bring your own lunch as the focus is on us spending time together with the herbs, gardening, harvesting and crafting them. You will need to book ahead, to receive directions, timings, to get an idea of which herbs we will be working with this time, and so that Lynn can inform you if for some reason, the date cannot go ahead. Herb teas and simple snacks provided. The tasks of the day will depend upon which herbs need attention.
Glass jars available from Lynn at €1 each (but please try to bring your own)
Cost €10 per apprentice

Next Zoom - Friday 2nd September
Zoom for UH Apprentices
19:30 - 20:15 (Amsterdam Time)
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87850655833
Bring along a cup of herbal tea if possible (Rosemary is great for aligning minds).
Topic: Progress on the course. How's it going? Q & A time. Share photos of mystery plants that you have found.

Group Walks
The COVID restrictions have loosened up almost completely now so I have have fully restarted walks and workshops. Walks are free for Apprentices (€15 per person, if not an apprentice). Workshops are generally bring your own and a cost of €10 for apprentices (usually €35 - €60 per workshop for others)

Dates to be announced here below and on Meetup.com . Please join the Meetup group if you want immediate alerts of available dates. If you see a date you can attend on Meetup, send me a direct message or email and I will secure your place.

Urban Herbology Foraging & Crafting Courses are both now Accredited by and Registered with the CMA.

Facebook Group
If you would like to be part of the private Urban Herbology Online Apprenticeship group please let Lynn know your Facebook name or ask FB to make Lynn a friend.

A well earned dip after a sunny 2 hour herb walk!

Haarlem - Rotterdam - Den Haag
Who fancies joining me for a herb walk in one of these locations? Let me know and we can sort out a date. I have several apprentices living in these places now, they are such great places and it would be good to look at your most local situations together. Also to help you to connect to each other.

Amsterdam
If you are in Amsterdam, or can easily get there, you are very welcome to come out foraging with me whenever possible. Some of you live around the corner from my home (in the Watergraafsmeer part of town) or the school where I work (in Oud Zuid). If so, just send me a What's app or text to see what's possible that day / week. If you are further, let's set a date. NB: I am slow to listen to voice mails - What's app, sms or email are the quickest ways to reach me (06 275 969 30).

Zoom Gatherings
Online Zooming for past and present apprentices began in April 2020. If that's you, drop in anytime! No experience is needed - No pressure to attend each time - Just drop in when you like!

This is a good opportunity to have a chat with me, ask any questions and we focus on a herb of the month. Sometimes we plan ahead to make herbal preparations online-together such as creams, elixirs, pills, and tinctures. We chat about anything - not only herb stuff so do feel free to join.

I think it's always nice to put a face to a name, especially if you are following the course from far away, that is part of the reason for the zooms, also to keep you moving in your studies.

YouTube
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