Press

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Wild Abundance in the Press

 


Better Homes & Gardens

6 Women-Focused Woodworking Classes to Take This Summer

An outline of womens focused woodworking and caprentry classes across the country. They feature a girl’s carpentry summer camp, a women’s boatbuilding school, and Wild Abundance’s Women’s Basic Carpentry class (link), just for ladies, and our Tiny House and Natural Building Course (link), coed, amongst others.



Citizen Times

Living Portrait: Natalie Bogwalker

Asheville documentary photographer Mike Belleme shares a stunning portrait of one of his earthskills mentors, Natalie Bogwalker. The photograph is accompanied by an article about Bogwalker’s role as a teacher and guide to Bellame and others in Western North Carolina who are seeking to live a more earth-centric way of life.


The News & Observer

Could you survive in the woods? These NC experts teach how to cultivate your wildness.

Several experts in NC discuss their approaches to earth-based living and wildness, including Natalie Bogwalker.


Soul Soil Podcast

Natalie Bogwalker: Wild Abundance

Brook Kornegay interviews Natalie Bogwalker, focusing on her passion for soil, community, and transforming the future. Other folks featured on this podcast have included Starhawk and Ayana Young.


Toronto Sun

Whole-animal butchery class targeted by animal liberation activists receives death threats

One of the most read newspapers in Canada discusses Wild Abundance’s struggle with death threats and protests around our humane butchering class.


The Uncivilized Podcast

The Journey to Wild Abundance

Grayson’s interview and conversation with Natalie, covering the evolution of the rewilding movement in the US and Natalie’s place in it, along with a slew of juicy topics, including parenting, running a business, and how Natalie quit genetic engineering.


Citizen Times

Primitive skills build modern homes

Author Dale Neal discusses the various building techniques used to create the many structures at Wild Abundance. Quoting various teachers and students of the Tiny House and Natural Building Class and the Earthskills and Permaculture Class (links to both classes), he poses that many answers to modern construction’s problems of cost and pollution may be discovered in what is being taught and demonstrated at the Wild Abundance campus.


Mother Earth News

Foraging the Fresh Taste of Spring: Wild Chickweed Salad and Wild Chickweed Pesto Recipes

Natalie Bogwalker’s recipes for one of her favorite weeds!

Find out more about this super weed here on our Chickweed Blog


Modern Homesteading Podcast

A Few Favorite Perennials with guest Natalie Bogwalker

A discussion between Harold Thornbro and Natalie about some of their favorite perennials for the the homestead. Harrold asks how these perrenials are taught during Wild Abundance’s PDC and Earthskills and Permaculture Immersion (these could be links).


WNC Magazine

The Simple Life: A 10 Day Course Empowers Participants with Back-To-The-Land Skills

A discussion of the “Living Skills Immersion,” a precursor to the current Earthskills and Permaculture Immersion (link), which revolutionized the connection between permaculture and primitive skills.


Farm to Table Talk Podcast

Permaculture Creation

A discussion with Farm to Table talk host, Rodger Wasson, who has interviewed such guests as Joel Salatin, and Natalie about permaculture and its place at the agricultural table.


Mountain Express

Asheville’s wild-food experts expound on medicine for body, soul and planet

An article about the nutritional benefits of wild foods. Natalie and other wild food experts are interviewed for their perspectives on different plants, and how they share the benefits of wild foods (this could be a link to the wildcrafting class) with the public.


The Survival Podcast

Natalie Bogwalker on Natural Hide Tanning

Jack Spirko asks Natalie why hide tanning is important, how to do it, and how in the world you can learn about it in an online course. 

Check out Natalie’s Online Hide Tanning Course


The Appalachian Voice

The Spirit of Foxfire is Alive in Appalachia

A discussion of how the skills brought to the greater public first through the Foxfire book series are now being celebrated and taught at Wild Abundance.


Asheville Grit

An Interview with Natalie Bogwalker: Firefly Gathering 2017

A video interview with Natalie about the Firefly Gathering, which she started in 2008, and a look at how the skills taught each year at Firefly are applied every day at the Wild Abundance campus.


The Permaculture Podcast

Earth Skills, Permaculture and Wild Abundance

My guest is Natalie Bogwalker, the visionary behind Wild Abundance, a permaculture skills center and homestead near Asheville, North Carolina. As a primary instructor at Wild Abundance, she teaches a variety of classes, including tiny house building workshops, women’s carpentry, and permaculture design courses. She likes to share her passion with others to help them live in an empowered and Earth-centered way.