The Old Way Collective
Foraging, Ancestral Diet
Experimental archaeologist with a recent MA in human-animal interactions in the Stone Age, rewilder, forager, tracker, musician, permaculturist and facilitator of various rites of passage and nature connection events in Britain and New Zealand. More
Fishing, Natural Movement
Natural movement and wilder living coach, wilderness guide, author of several trekking books and lifelong fisherman and seafarer, Charlie has 30 years experience in helping people reconnect to their natural human design. More
Tracking, Bird language, Tending the Wild
Tracker, deep ecologist and bird language expert, Robin is a key contibutor to land rewilding in Devon. He runs expeditions to the Kalahari to learn alongside a group of San bushmen trackers in their initiative to preserve the ancient arts of hunting and gathering. More
Jessie Watson Brown
Primitive skills practitioner with an affinity with the Deer, Jessie has lived wild in Washington, Sweden and France using only the natural materials and local food that our ancestors had access to. She runs Hide Tanning Camps in Devon and Wales.
Forager, musician, activist, Forest School practitioner, theatre artist and puppeteer, Ruth's creativity and passion for wild food at the hearth forms the centre of the Old Way Immersion.
Professional basketmaker and rushworker, Linda grows willow and harvests rush from a coracle on the Somerset levels. She has taught basketry in many settings including Sharpham Trust, Schumacher College, Wild Wise, and Exeter University.
Professional hunter and master craftsman, Sharif brings a compassionate hunter's eye of the local landscape to introduce us to the many facets of deerstalking. He has mentored many people in the ways of stalking and also runs courses in green bowl turning.
International speaker, and change-maker, Mac is the founder of Embercombe and the author of The Children's Fire. He was mentored by indigenous peoples over many years and brings deep wisdom and insight to envision new ways forward.