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Imbolc 2023: 7th Birthday Celebrations

Imbolc 2023: 7th Birthday Celebrations

Who could believe it??? Grass Roots Remedies Co-operative turned 7 on Saturday 28th January 2023. We celebrated with a traditional Saturday lunch - at the Toby Carvery We then processed to our new growing site at Lauriston Farm in the North of Edinburgh, set a fire...

Autumn Abundance

Autumn Abundance

Our receent month has been full with celebration and harvesting in the spaces we tend and in many other beautiful spaces as well. We wanted to share some photos of these offerings and a few links to how you can get more involved with some amazing projects and events...

Growing Herbs in Glasgow: Plot 26

Growing Herbs in Glasgow: Plot 26

UPDATE SUMMER 2023: We'll be about for the New Victoria Gardens Annual Show on Saturday 19th August - maybe see you there. Please email us plot26garden@gmail.com for more information. Some of our students on the Plant Medicine School in Scotland have been developing a...

Summer School: Plant Medicine School Scotland

Summer School: Plant Medicine School Scotland

We had a wonderful time last week at the beautiful Beechbrae - a Woodland Resource Centre and beautiful pocket of woodlands and bog habitats. It was our very first intensive in-person session with our Year 1 Plant Medicine School Scotland students   Medicine were...

Climate Change Funding: £500 Available

Wild Things: A Year of Wild Food and Medicine, has been listed as part of the Scottish Government's Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Practical Training Fund - we're calling it Climate Change Fund for short... If you've thought about studying with us in the...

Mushroom Foraging with Wild Things 2

Mushroom Foraging with Wild Things 2

We learn so much having guest tutors on our courses, always popular is the lovely Monica Wilde. In 2021, Monica led our Wild Things 2 students on an epic mushroom foraging walk, The Scottish weather threw a lot at us and we still had a wonderful afternoon learning how...

Welcoming Jillian to Grass Roots Remedies

Welcoming Jillian to Grass Roots Remedies

Jillian Faichney is our new clinic dispenser, tincture and product maker and course administrator. Jillian has been using the Clinic, workshops and courses with Grass Roots Remedies from the beginning and now runs workshops in the local area of Wester Hailes. After a...

EcoArt Dye Plants

EcoArt Dye Plants

As we think of Mabon, the week of rest after the harvests (21st - 29th September 2021), we've been thinking about the people we've shared our harvests with this year. In August, Rose from the charity EcoArt came to gather some of the medicinal plants at Blackford Glen...

Scottish Wild Food Festival

Scottish Wild Food Festival

Grass Roots Remedies Co-op is very excited to be taking part in the Scottish Wild Food Festival 2021 at Tir na nOgon Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th September. "Set in the spectacular surroundings of Tir na nOg, the Scottish Wild Food Festival will provide a feast of...

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