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Wild Abundance Immersion Retreat

Remembering the power of rewilding

  • 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS (MAY 6TH-10TH 2022) IN THE HEART OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS WITH LUXURY GETAWAY CABIN (WORTH $2000)

  • PERSONAL CHEF PROVIDING ALL MEALS INCLUDING FOREST TO TABLE DINERS (WORTH $500)

  • LEARN HOW TO: ID WILD PLANTS AND MUSHROOMS, PROCESS WILD INGREDIENTS, CULINARY TIPS AND TRICKS, MEDICINE AND VALUE ADDED PRODUCT MAKING, AS WELL AS REGENERATIVE FARMING AND PERMACULTURE TECHNIQUES ($100 PER HOUR VALUE, YOU'LL GET AT LEAST 3 PER DAY)

  • LEARN HOW TO EXCHANGE YOUR LIMITING BELIEFS FOR FREEDOM AND RELAXATION ($300 PER HOUR VALUE)

  • PLANT MEDICINE AND GUIDANCE WILL BE OPTIONAL ($250 VALUE)

  • 2 FREE NINETY MIN PRESENTATIONS ($300)

  • LIFELONG FRIENDS AND CONNECTIONS TO KEEP US IN LINE WITH THE REFLECTIONS WE NEED (PRICELESS)

$4,250+ DOLLAR VALUE FOR ONLY $900 - click below to book a call if you are ready to join, or keep reading for more info!

 
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A Mushroomlife and Wild Child Medicines Collaborative:

Natural Abundance Edutainment Retreat!

Anytime in this life that we feel lack, we are probably separate from nature and our true reality...abundance.


All human suffering comes by forgetting the true nature of the self and it is our life's passion and goal to remind, lead, and teach those who have forgotten, the way back home to wholeness, plentitude, and peace.


What to do?  Return to nature, rewilding ourselves...

 
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About the experience

rewilding to return to abundance

When we turn back to nature and our place in it we can truly feel our being begin to relax and tune back in to the immediate surroundings as they were designed for.


Instantly lending a parasympathetic reaction the entire body and mind benefits from.

Healing from the inside out already.  Leading to a more full and easy breath, imbibing the original plant medicine...Oxygen.

Returning a depth and ease to your breath, the most important connection we have with nature

Replacing a way of thinking, that we were ever separate or truly lacking

Reclaiming our personal power to sustenance and wellness

Remembering the bounty our ancestors knew well

Gaining hands on knowledge from long time professionals of their craft, person to person, as its been for eons

 
 

We have 8 spots available to join Michael & Zachary and our professional chef and video staff this May sixth through the tenth (5/6-5/10/2022) for a truly one of a kind experience and luxury stay in a large secluded five bedroom cabin located in the Great Smoky Mountain Lodge in Wears Valley, right next to Pigeon Forge.


Extremely spacious indoors and out, this place is fully set to help you help yourself unwind.

Modern mountain decor, granite countertops and steel appliances in kitchen, lots of central dining space for those FOREST TO TABLE MEALS your PRIVATE CHEF will be providing.

Breathtaking views and comfy beds for all, including an amazing kitchen, several beautiful common areas and decks, fire pit for nightly fire circles, hot tub, wi-fi, game room with a pool table and 70" flat screen with gaming system to do your own thing whenever you feel called to it or for rainy days, movie nights or presentations.


Or simply forage until your heart's content and overflowing with abundance and joy!

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We invite you to experience the wilderness under a whole new set of lenses:


  • Optional meditation and movement exercises starting each morning to calibrate the body and mind.

  • A group breakfast and then your choice of forest time to potentially gather and learn about ingredients or self adventure in one of the many local attractions of the area.

  • Afternoon gaming, presentations, and group fun followed by a truly delicious FOREST TO TABLE diner provided by our chef.

  • Access to tonics, tinctures, herbal medicines and remedies, wild foods, superfoods, and some of the healthiest and most revered substances and medicines on the planet.

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We aim to create a truly fun and safe environment and experience for real shifts in perception to begin and take root, facilitating you towards more of your highest calling, independence, and power in the natural world.

All meals are included and will be provided for you including WILD HARVEST INGREDIENTS for a true taste of natural bounty. Should you have any allergy or specific dietary requests please let us know when you sign up.


This is a one of a kind offering given the collective skill set of Michael, Zachary and their staff.


Then there is the breathtaking setting and relaxation opportunity with no cooking, dishes, or obligations!


Take us up on one of these extremely limited slots and you will definitely return with a greater ability to thrive and treat yourself to natures abundance.

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YOU'LL RECEIVE FOR YOUR $900 FEE:


  • 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS (MAY 6TH-10TH 2022) IN THE HEART OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS WITH LUXURY GETAWAY CABIN (WORTH $2000)

  • PERSONAL CHEF PROVIDING ALL MEALS INCLUDING FOREST TO TABLE DINERS (WORTH $500)

  • LEARN HOW TO: ID WILD PLANTS AND MUSHROOMS, PROCESS WILD INGREDIENTS, CULINARY TIPS AND TRICKS, MEDICINE AND VALUE ADDED PRODUCT MAKING, AS WELL AS REGENERATIVE FARMING AND PERMACULTURE TECHNIQUES ($100 PER HOUR VALUE, YOU'LL GET AT LEAST 3 PER DAY)

  • LEARN HOW TO EXCHANGE YOUR LIMITING BELIEFS FOR FREEDOM AND RELAXATION ($300 PER HOUR VALUE)

  • PLANT MEDICINE AND GUIDANCE WILL BE OPTIONAL ($250 VALUE)

  • 2 FREE NINETY MIN PRESENTATIONS ($300)

  • LIFELONG FRIENDS AND CONNECTIONS TO KEEP US IN LINE WITH THE REFLECTIONS WE NEED (PRICELESS)

$4,250+ DOLLAR VALUE FOR $900

 
Crossing the River

This retreat is the perfect fit for any able bodied individual with that curious mind and eye looking to feed your natural wonders, to get away from the drone of highways and busy life, and to bask in serene and healthy natural environment while learning some fun, handy, and inspiring new hobbies with great company.


Navigation of possibly rough terrain can often be a part of the experience but is always optional for anyone who chooses to attend.


Haven’t hiked or had a campfire in a while? When was the last time you ate something wild? Feeling the need for a little extended social time after the long days of lock downs? We have you covered. Come out and kick back. 

Your facilitators truly are in their highest passion here in offering this experience.


With over 35 years of combined knowledge and skills in the realm of foraging, permaculture lifestyle and settings, as well as regenerative practices with agroforestry, farming and producing your own medicines, they are eager to share with you the many facets of a life spent closer to the land. Both guides are also professionals in these related fields currently, so it’s what they live and breathe on a daily basis.


Our number one concern is to appropriately and adequately open your eyes to the infinite abundance around us when we turn back to nature.

The two main facilitators of the event will be Michael Weese of Mushroomlife and Zachary Heidemann of Wild Child Medicines.

 

Michael Weese

Inspiring Change

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Michael Weese, entrepreneur and founder of MushroomLife, is an autodidact, forager, and all around fungal enthusiast in the Mid-Atlantic Region. His life’s work involves being a teacher, guide, wild food purveyor, alchemist, herbalist, consultant, cultivator, photographer, permaculturist, ecologist, environmental steward, and friend to nearly all he meets. A student of the mushrooms and mycology for 26 years now his knowledge base is vast in this subject and many others concerning natural and science based topics.

Michael’s influence spans the globe, as he inspires folks to both forage in the wild, and cultivate their own mushrooms as well as to tune into the many applications mycology has to offer. Through sharing his knowledge and experience online, in the classroom, and in the field, Michael inspires others to explore their world with wonder and a sense of curiosity that can never be quenched. Creator of some of the most popular fungal cultures ever cloned and circulated, he has a special talent for capturing clean champion genetics from wild-harvested mushroom specimens as well as extensive knowledge of breeding and producing mushrooms of many types spanning several divisions of the 5th kingdom on a small or large scale offering his consultation as a side stream.

Michael is administrator to several very large online forums reaching hundreds of thousands of people over the years with the intentions of spreading fungal awareness and enthusiasm, education, and decreasing apathy toward nature through the constant demonstration of fungal beauty, applications and diversity. It is because of his artistic eye that Michael’s photography has been published in “The Journal of Wild Mushrooming,” and used by his mentors and peers in their teachings across the planet.

The admiration of the alchemical model and philosophy has long inspired Michael to keep true to the search of the true distilled gems of meaning that are universal for us all. His passion for transmutation is obvious in his dedication to every craft he has his hands in. The intersection of alchemy and mushroom enthusiasm was his main inspiration behind the current line of products offered through Mushroomlife.

Always striving to take the arts, interests, and passions of his chosen field to the next level, Michael is confident a healthy relationship with the hyphae and nature is the way forward for humankind and is almost certain anyone would be happier with more mushrooms in their life.

 
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Zachary Owen Heideman

Zachary Owen Heidemann is the creator of Wild Child Medicines.

A successful entrepreneur running his own business, Zachary is certified in herbal medicine as well as holistic coaching and has his own line of personally produced plant medicines and individualized coaching offerings as well as subscription based models.

He has experience facilitating, teaching and leading walks, talks, workshops and events for wild foraging, making plant medicines, sacred plant medicine ceremonies and coaching with both small intimate as well as larger audiences.

He has collaborated with The Abundance Collective on projects like The 13.


Zachary believes that our true nature is abundance and nature is our true abundance.


When we properly live our lives and relate skillfully to nature, everything we could ever want or need we have or are and life is less struggle and more bliss.


Zachary strives to teach people to reconnect with their abundant nature at every level in every way at every opportunity, and that’s exactly what you’ll get at this rewilding retreat.


You may also get some plant medicines, didgeridoo, chanting, meditation, music, laughing, relaxing and singing.


See you on the wild side where we are all deeply connected and aware of preferred abundance.

 
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