THE SACRED GARDENER SCHOOL

embracing the earth's dream

WORKSHOPS + EVENTS 2018

herbalism • forage and feast • wildculturing • traditional skills

THE MADAWASKA FOREST GARDEN

Co-creating Integrated Polyculture By Steven Martyn

CONSULTING + SPEAKING

spreading our passion for plants and ecology

SACRED GARDENING

Seeds for the Reemergence of Co-creative Agriculture
  • On the Safety of Shamanic Herbalism

  • The Sacred Gardener School

  • Steven’s Story

  • The Herbal Healers Workshop June 29- July 2
     

    The Herbal Healers Workshop June 29- July 2

    Early bird ends May 1! This course is aimed at utilizing a shamanistic understanding of plants for healing.
    Wildculturing Workshop, July 26-29
     

    Wildculturing Workshop, July 26-29

    Early bird ends June 1! Participants will experience first hand the remote forest garden on the Madawaska River. This garden is based on the Native gardening practice of using successional polyculture.
    Chickadee Teachings and Sunflower Medicine
     

    Chickadee Teachings and Sunflower Medicine

    Sunflower seeds made their journey across the ocean to Europe, three hundred years ago when the hundred and fifty year old pine trees, whose trunks made the house I’m now sitting in, were tiny seedlings scattered through the understory of Pikwakanagan.
    Blog: Last Stand for a Lost Art
     

    Blog: Last Stand for a Lost Art

    Many of the herbs that surround us, like clover, yarrow and mullein have everyday uses to keep us healthy, as well as having special talents and powers capable of healing acute conditions.
    The Swail or The Art of Raking Muck
     

    The Swail or The Art of Raking Muck

    The Navaho, Aztecs and many other people grew their gardens intentionally alongside both natural and hand-dug canals, for water and for the fertile muck.
    The Bright Eyes of Divinity; Jewels at the Heart of Existence
     

    The Bright Eyes of Divinity; Jewels at the Heart of Existence

    All my plant relations are jumping back up now. Every spring I’m brought to tears of gratefulness when I see their beautiful faces again. Only a week ago as the moon waxed toward fullness, we thrashed bags of un-hulled bean pods for their bright coloured eyes and coaxed hard white knuckle-like kernels from fourteen inch, eight-row Onondaga flint-corn.
    Buy the Book: The Story of the Madawaska Forest Garden
     

    Buy the Book: The Story of the Madawaska Forest Garden

    Readers will find an abundance of growing techniques as well as life lessons — and a way of working with the land.
    Kiss of the Sun Skin Cream
     

    Kiss of the Sun Skin Cream

    Kiss of the Sun skin cream absorbs quickly without leaving a filmy or greasy residue. The best part is that is has a velvety texture and a smooth consistency which leaves your skin feeling fresh and supple.
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