the land knows you, even when you are lost

ROBIN WALL KIMMERER

Upcoming Events

  • Tree Identification (FREE!)
    Sun, Jun 27
    Loring Memorial Park
    Jun 27, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Loring Memorial Park, 449-455 Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to identify several native and invasive species of trees using defining characteristics such as bark, buds, leaves, and silhouettes.
  • Sapling Skills Summer 2021 (ages 6-10)
    Wed, Jun 30
    Eastern Promenade
    Jun 30, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Eastern Promenade, Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Our six-week sapling series is designed to provide an approachable, accessible introduction to many small-scale, place-based living skills for kids ages 6-10.
  • Making Sauerkraut and Kimchi
    Thu, Jul 01
    Rewild Maine
    Jul 01, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Rewild Maine, 111 Sheridan St, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to make lacto-fermented sauerkraut and kimchi. We'll follow some time-tested recipes to craft these delicious and healthy fermented foods.
  • Wild Edibles Walking Tour
    Fri, Jul 02
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial
    Jul 02, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial, Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    We'll walk a short loop around the Eastern Prom to learn how to identify and eat various wild plants. Bring a notebook, or basket, to collect a few samples!
  • Knife and Tool Sharpening
    Thu, Jul 08
    Root Wild Kombucha
    Jul 08, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Root Wild Kombucha, 135 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn how to sharpen knives, axes, pruners, scissors, and other blade tools. Bring your own dull tools that need to be touched up, or come to practice sharpening some of our tools.
  • Leather Sandals
    Sun, Jul 11
    East End Beach
    Jul 11, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    East End Beach, East End Beach, Eastern Promenade Trail, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to make leather shoes! We'll explore a variety of styles, including Raramuri-inspired running sandals, Celtic brogues, and the Areni-1 moccasin, among others.
  • Wild Edibles Walking Tour
    Sun, Jul 11
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial
    Jul 11, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Eastern Promenade - Cleeves Memorial, Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    We'll walk a short loop around the Eastern Prom to learn how to identify and eat various wild plants. Bring a notebook, or basket, to collect a few samples!
  • Pine Needle Baskets
    Tue, Jul 13
    Merrymeeting Adult Education
    Jul 13, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    We'll cover the basics of coiled basketry, which is a global, ancient human skill, and create a wonderful pine-needle basket. Every participant will make a basket to take home.
  • Invasive Bittersweet Baskets
    Sun, Jul 18
    Merrymeeting Adult Education
    Jul 18, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
    Learn to identify, gather/remove and make a beautiful basket using invasive round-leafed bittersweet.
  • Pine Pitch Glue Collage
    Sat, Jul 24
    Portland
    Jul 24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Portland, 111 Sheridan St, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn to make pitch glue: a versatile, water-resistant adhesive made from the resin of coniferous trees. Use your glue to make a beautiful natural collage!
  • Bird Identification (FREE!)
    Sun, Jul 25
    Eastern Promenade - Midslope Trailhead
    Jul 25, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT
    Eastern Promenade - Midslope Trailhead, Eastern Promenade Midslope Trail, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Learn basic techniques to help you find and identify wild birds! Bring your binoculars, or borrow ours.