Wild Harvest – School of Self Reliance

Wild Harvest’s mission is to empower you to provide for yourself and your family using the resources around you. Future-proof your family by learning traditional skills and cutting-edge food growing techniques,  reconnect with the natural world and your creative potential and browse our courses.

Courses in Traditional Skills and Rural Crafts

Learn traditional skills such as basket weaving, leather work, rag-rugging and more. Unlock your creativity and work with your hands to create beautiful, useful household items. De-stress, meet new people and learn a new skill.

Our Self-Sufficiency Training Courses

We provide half day, full day and residential training courses and workshops in self-sufficiency based at our farm in North Yorkshire. Stay overnight in our well-equipped tipis. We cater for groups and individuals.

Make 2017 a year to remember and explore our course calendar now.

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Crafts Camp
Crafts Retreats


Want to feel empowered with new skills but relaxed and refreshed, making new like-minded friends around the campfire?  Then our Self-Reliance Crafts Retreat with Yoga and Massage is for you. Includes healthy lunches and tipi accommodation.

Archery at Wild Harvest
Group Activities


Take a look at our full range of Group activities and pick and mix from natural crafts sessions making pretty and useful crafts, to archery and wild food foraging plus yoga and massage.  Add on our fun pizza making session or a BBQ pack to end your perfect day.

Stay in a Soulpad Tipi and learn self-reliance crafts whilst enjoying yoga, massage and healthy lunches. Wild Harvest Self Reliance Crafts Retreat
Basket Weaving With Wild Harvest
Rural Crafts Courses


Our courses in rural crafts include basket weaving, willow weaving, candle making, ointment and soap making, rag rugging and making natural Christmas decorations, gifts and homewares.

Permaculture Course with Wild Harvest
Wild Food Walk York

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