Family Sustainable Living Retreat

Bring Your Family

Stay in Off Grid Timber Tipis

Enjoy Three Days of Workshops and Talks ...

Bring Your Family to Wild Harvest…


in the rural outskirts of York, for our Three Day Family Sustainable Living Retreat – Now in its third year and growing in popularity, this retreat is packed with workshops such as: make your own candles, soap, toothpaste, herbal tincture, wound healing ointment, leather tinder pouch, cheese and butter.   Have a go at weaving a basket, bee skep, fire-by-friction and instinctive archery.  Take a dip in the wood fired hot tub, cook over flames and meet like-minded families.  

What You Get for £295 per Family (of Four):

  • Comprehensive Tuition
  • All materials
  • Two Lunches
  • Refreshments
  • Candles
  • Tincture
  • Ointment
  • Leather Pouch
  • toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Butter
  • New friends for life
  • The knowledge to do it again at home
  • Wood Fired Hot Tub Evening
  • Fire by Friction Session
  • Instinctive Archery Session
  • Wild Food Walk
  • Talk on Natural Beekeeping
  • Talk on Permaculture
  • Talk on making your own Natural Toiletries
  • Rag Rugging Session – Turn Kids clothes into beautiful rugs or cushions.


Why Learn With Wild Harvest:

  • In business for 14 years teaching rural skills and foraging
  • Previously ran walks for Forestry Commission
  • Member of the Association of Foragers
  • Qualified Adult Education Teacher
  • Calm and Patient
  • Wilderness First Aid Qualified
  • Archery GB instructor
  • Fully Insured with Specialist Outdoor Pursuits Insurer
  • Lived Off-Grid raising three children alone in a remote caravan
  • Asked to do talks around the country/media interviews on all aspects of self-reliance and natural lifestyle



  • Date:  Tue 27th – Thurs 29th Aug 2019
  • Time: 10am Tues – Thursday
  • Venue: Wild Harvest, YO42 4TA
  • TimberTipi or Soulpad Tipi accommodation
  • Ample Free parking
  • Availability limited to Four Families (N.B Two Single Families can share as one).

Enjoy Crafts? Learn To Become a Wild Harvest Accredited Activities Provider

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Become an Accredited Wild Harvest Activities Provider teaching bite sized natural crafts sessions to groups in your area.  Be self-employed with flexible hours and a great hourly rate working with lovely people.  Wild Harvest Activities Franchise opportunities for £999 UNTIL END MARCH.

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