Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Workshop

Dates: Saturday May 28 - Sunday May 29, 2022
Camp Stidwell, Sagle, Idaho
Adults and older Teens Welcome

Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Workshop

Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Workshop

How would you respond if I told you that today all the local grocery stores and pharmacies were having a tremendous sale - everything is free!! Well, you probably wouldn't believe me. But its true! Really! And not just today! The natural world is still home to our original source of food and medicine.

These precious plants are literally bursting with nutritious and healing powers that still beat anything you can find in a store. The research has been done. Hard science and native wisdom agree that some of the very best foods and medicines are literally waiting at our feet for us to connect back with them.

In our Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Workshop you will learn how to use a variety of local wild plants for both food and medicine. The workshop covers:

  • Plant identification
  • Safe and ethical harvesting & caretaking
  • Differentiating poisonous plants
  • Processing, preparation, and preservation of wild plants
  • Practical Edible Wild Plant Preparation:
    • Roots
    • Stalks
    • Leaves
    • Flowers
    • Fruits
    • Seeds
  • Creating different types of herbal medicine:
    • Salves
    • Ointments
    • Tinctures
    • Compresses/fomentations
    • Infusions/decoctions
    • Using fresh wild plants for first aid situations
    • Creating an herbal first aid kit
  • Basic information on some the most common edible and medicinal plants in North America

Each participant will create edible wild plant dishes to eat, as well as herbal medicines to take home.

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Jeannine Tidwell

Instructor Jeannine Tidwell has been practicing the art of wild edible and medicinal plants for over 25 years. Through her work at Twin Eagles Wilderness School in Sandpoint, Idaho, she has brought thousands of people into a deeper connection with the ancient art and science of wild edible and medicinal plants. Her approach is centered on creating enough understanding and connection throughout the learning process that participants will be able to repeat the whole process on their own.


Workshop starts Saturday at 9:00 am, and ends Sunday at 5:00 pm. Accommodations (camping)and all workshop materials will be provided. Participants are responsible for bringing all their own meals.



$275 per person, includes workshop, all materials, and accomodations (camping). Scholarships available.

COVID-19 and Cancellation Policy

Updated January 5, 2022

We have a full schedule of programs happening in 2022. We've been running programs safely since the summer of 2020, and are continually monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic situation as it evolves. If your program is canceled due to Covid-19, you will receive a 100% full refund, no questions asked. For any other refund-related questions, please see our Payment Agreement & Cancellation/Transfer Policy inside the application process.

You can view our updated Covid-19 Health Protocol to see the specifics of how our programs will be different by clicking here.

To Apply

Registration is currently open for this workshop.
Complete an online application and pay by credit card by clicking the "Apply Now" button below.

Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Workshop

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Please Note: Our programs often fill to capacity with waiting lists, sometimes quickly. Your space in this program is not reserved until we have received both a completed application and a deposit, and you have heard from us that you are registered. Thank you!

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