Katrina Blair began studying wild plants in her teens, when she camped out alone for a summer with the intention of eating primarily wild foods. She later wrote “The Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants of the San Juan Mountains” for her senior project at Colorado College, where she graduated with a biology degree. In 1997, she completed an MA from John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, CA, in holistic health education. She founded Turtle Lake Refuge in 1998, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to celebrate the connections between personal health and wild lands. She has taught sustainable living practices through John F. Kennedy University, San Juan College in Farmington, NM, and Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO. She teaches internationally at retreats, festivals, and educational and healing events. She is also the author of a self-published cookbook, Local Wild Life: Turtle Lake Refuge’s Recipes for Living Deep (2009).
Location: Mendocino Woodlands Camp #1, 39350 Little Lake Road, Mendocino, CA, 95460 | Authors: Katrina Blair
From November 13-15, Katrina Blair will be at the Mendocino Woodlands Camp in Mendocino, California for the Annual Myological Society of San Francisco (MSSF) Fall Camp/Foray. Blair will be one of the featured guest speakers for the camp, and she will be speaking on Friday, November 13th. The cost for the camp is $225 per person.
On January 22-24, Katrina Blair will be offering a Wild Plant Ski/Snowshoe Hut Trip at Turtle Lake Refuge! The trip will begin with a wild, locally grown and living foods lunch at Turtle Lake Refuge Cafe on January 22nd at 12:00PM, and will finish after lunch on the 24th. All attendees will participate in winter wild foraging, wild edible food and medicine preparation, centering practices, and celebrations that honor of all life. All food, lodging, and instruction is included. This course has a suggested donation of $222; contact Katrina Blair at turtlelakerefuge.org for more information.
Katria Blair and Turtle Lake Refuge will be offering a Local Wild Living Program! This intensive program, which will run from February 9th through April 27th, will take place on Tusedays and Wednesdays from 9AM to 12PM, and will include 3 Weekend Wild Food Field Trips. All participants will learn about edible and medicinal plants, local and living nutrition, permaculture basics, and holistic health principals. There is a suggested donation of $888 for this course. Please contact Katrina Blair at [email protected] for more information.