Aug
20
Sun
Getting Started with Weeds & Wild Edibles Workshop @ Hawkesbury EarthCare Centre
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Getting Started with Weeds & Wild Edibles Workshop @ Hawkesbury EarthCare Centre

Weeds weeds weeds everywhere! But don’t hate them… harvest them!
Come to this Sunday afternoon class on edible and useful weeds with bushcraft and permaculture guide, Ei Yang of ReNourish ReWild.

Foraging weeds and wild food; there is no more sustainable way to eat. This workshop will get you on your way to confidently identifying and using wild plants that grow in the Greater Sydney region with tools and techniques that you can use both here and further afield.

For food, medicine, fibre etc. the plant world can offer a cornucopia of uses when you look beyond labels such as “weed”.

Come for some hands-on learning of commonly available wild edibles from the Hawkesbury EarthCare Centre site, growing food organically for 20 years.

Cost: $25 per person
Place your booking here:
https://www.trybooking.com/RLSC

Facilitated by postgraduate-trained horticulturalist Ei Yang.
https://www.renourishrewild.com.au/

Aug
27
Sun
ReWilding Skillshare August @ Wollemi Common
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
ReWilding Skillshare August @ Wollemi Common | Colo | New South Wales | Australia

It’s the monthly ReWilding Skillshare at Colo, 1.5 hours west of Sydney.

Each time we get together and practice rewilding and bushcraft skills in the beautiful surrounds of Wollemi Common.

Come join us for the day to practice and share in community with other passionate explorers, creators and all round lovely people.

10:30am Arrive and cuppas
11:00am Rewilding intro + demo for newbies (optional) or skills practice for others
1:00pm Pot luck lunch
2:00pm – 4:00pm Skills practice

It’s totally up to you what you focus on and spend time doing, whether it’s forming a group to explore a particular skill or demonstrating a new technqiue that you’ve discovered. This is an opportunity to share and practice in tribe.

Skills may or may not include fire by friction, foraging, tanning, bone-carving, tree-climbing and much more. Purely dependent on the energy and direction of the group.

Bring as much or as little gear as you’d like to use or show off as well as some food to share for lunch.

Some suggestions of items to bring might include your fire kits, unfinished baskets, field guides, binoculars, plant samples for identification, knife or other carving tools.

If you are travelling from far away you might like to book accommodation (at very reasonable rates) please see the following links for further information.

Exchange:
$5 per person per day to Wollemi Common, plus optional pay as you feel donation to ReNourish ReWild.

This skillshare: Sunday 27th August @ Wollemi Common
Next skillshare: Sunday 24th September @ Wollemi Common
(Usually the fourth Sunday of each month)

Sep
24
Sun
ReWilding Skillshare September @ Wollemi Common
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
ReWilding Skillshare September @ Wollemi Common | Colo | New South Wales | Australia

It’s the monthly ReWilding Skillshare at Colo, 1.5 hours west of Sydney.

Each time we get together and practice rewilding and bushcraft skills in the beautiful surrounds of Wollemi Common.

Come join us for the day to practice and share in community with other passionate explorers, creators and all round lovely people.

10:30am Arrive and cuppas
11:00am Rewilding intro + demo for newbies (optional) or skills practice for others
1:00pm Pot luck lunch
2:00pm – 4:00pm Skills practice

It’s totally up to you what you focus on and spend time doing, whether it’s forming a group to explore a particular skill or demonstrating a new technqiue that you’ve discovered. This is an opportunity to share and practice in tribe.

Skills may or may not include fire by friction, foraging, tanning, bone-carving, tree-climbing and much more. Purely dependent on the energy and direction of the group.

Bring as much or as little gear as you’d like to use or show off as well as some food to share for lunch.

Some suggestions of items to bring might include your fire kits, unfinished baskets, field guides, binoculars, plant samples for identification, knife or other carving tools.

If you are travelling from far away you might like to book accommodation (at very reasonable rates) please see the following links for further information.

Exchange:
$5 per person per day to Wollemi Common, plus optional pay as you feel donation to ReNourish ReWild.

This skillshare: Sunday 24th September @ Wollemi Common
Next skillshare: Sunday 22nd October @ Wollemi Common
(Usually the fourth Sunday of each month)

Oct
8
Sun
Introduction to Traditional Leather Tanning Workshop: Fish @ Wollemi Common
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Introduction to Traditional Leather Tanning Workshop: Fish @ Wollemi Common | Colo | New South Wales | Australia

***Thank you for your interest in this workshop. It has been cancelled but will be offered again soon. ***

Come to this full day workshop and learn the basics of home tanning using all natural ingredients and everyday materials and tools . Leather tanning is one of the most rewarding and useful self sufficiency skills that can be learned. Using fish skin, a readily accessible skin, participants will learn how to process their own leather for craft or utility. Participants will fillet, skin and tan their own fish skin while the remaining fish will be used to prepare lunch.

Oct
21
Sat
Tools for Joy in Connection @ Wollemi Common
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Tools for Joy in Connection @ Wollemi Common | Colo | New South Wales | Australia

Regularly enjoying joyful and nourishing connections to nature, ourselves and each other can be the fuel for meaning and fulfillment throughout our lives.

Building and maintaining such relationships in our personal lives however, can be an incredible challenge. It is rare to receive the guidance or support for good foundations from the get go whether it be with family, friends, lovers or partners.

Come to this all day workshop and post-workshop celebration in Colo, 1.5 hours from Sydney, to learn communication and relating tools for joyful, heartfelt and safe connections that you can apply in your life.

Join skilled facilitator, sex therapist and relationship counsellor, Jeremy Lee Shub in the beautiful surrounds of the Wollemi wilderness where we can be supported by nature to speak a stronger truth for ourselves. To go on a deep journey of exploration and empowerment with a hearty dose of play and possibly even silliness. So that we can let go, communicate what we hesitate to and powerfully move towards whatever it is that we would like to create for the planet, ourselves and our loved ones in this world through our connections with one another.

– Learn tools for finding, communicating and expressing your inner truth
– Get what you need from your relationships and be heard when asking for what you want.
– Strongly vocalise your boundaries for personal safety and to support you to engage in the experiences that serve you
– Express honestly about sex and sensuality when you choose to without fear of shame and judgment.
– Join and celebrate with others in the journey towards a community of individuals able to connect and authentically relate for a better world.

This workshop includes:
– Full day workshop experience
– Lunch and dinner on Saturday. Special food diets can be catered for on request. If you have any food allergies PLEASE make sure we know about them in advance.
– Post-workshop fireside celebration
– Accommodation for Saturday and Friday night if required at no extra cost. Bunkhouse accommodation and camping facilties, including hot showers. If you are staying prior to and after the workshop, please bring food to share for meals on Friday and Sunday.

Cost: $120 per person ($90 concession / Wollemites)
includes full day workshop, celebration food and accommodation

Wollemi Common is nestled in Darug country within the Wollemi wilderness and supports people who are contributing to a more just and sustainable world.

To book please click on this link:
https://www.trybooking.com/SBBI

For more information about Jeremy please visit jeremyshub.com.au

Oct
28
Sat
Traditional Tanning Workshop @ Cootame
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm
Traditional Tanning Workshop @ Cootame | Monkerai | New South Wales | Australia

At this weekend workshop you will learn practical skills of traditional hide tanning that can be done in a home environment using all natural ingredients and everyday materials and tools.  You will assist your instructors as they demonstrate each step of the process to tan a complete goatskin into soft breathable leather. After practicing on the goat skin, you will fully tan a rabbit pelt to take home.

This course is run in conjunction with skilled traditional tanner Ei Yang, from Renourish Rewild.

It does take time, but leather tanning is a personally rewarding and useful self-sufficiency skill.

 

Fully catered weekend with camping accommodation (bring your own camping equipment or stay in a natural shelter)

All materials supplied