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Sunday, May 17, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM CDT
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Golden Light Healing Retreat Center 
7102 Sundew Road
Sobieski, WI 54171

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Amy & David Wilinski 
Golden Light Healing 
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Spring Foraging with Matthew Normansell 

This Spring Foraging course will give you a general introduction to the edible and medicinal plants and fungi that grow all around you. We will aim to cover 20-30 species depending on availability, discuss foraging safety, ethics, and mindset along with some basic recipe ideas and herbal remedies.

Please wear appropriate attire for walking in the woods and through fields.

Fee: $35

About the Instructor

Matthew Normansell is a British foraging and wild food guide who has been running successful wild food courses in Europe for the last decade. He relocated to the USA to marry his wife and business partner Megan Normansell who is a certified herbalist and health counsellor. Whilst being mostly self taught he was greatly influenced by his upbringing in the countryside and by herbalists and healers in his mothers family, and has worked and trained with some of the top foragers in Europe such as Roger Phillips as well as having met with and been influenced by foragers in the US such as Pascal Baudar and Samuel Thayer.

Matthew ran programs for local authorities, city councils, top chefs, cookery schools, food festivals and has trained Bushcraft guides on wild edible plants and fungi. He has run courses for the Oneida nation in Green Bay, and for Sam Thayer’s company, Foragers Harvest. In addition he has written for various national and local publications, online blogs, and appeared both on BBC TV and on Wisconsin public television as a foraging expert.

In addition he is a foray leader for the Wisconsin Mycological Society and is certified as an Expert mushroom identifier through the Midwest American Mycological Information (MAMI) program, and is a certified mushroom expert in 3 Midwest states.