Spend the day experiencing all the bounty that spring has to offer in this mushroom and plant workshop. Learn about the seasonal delights that early spring brings with our resident forager and end the day with a new found knowledge of the world around you.
You are welcome to bring your own food to enjoy at the end of the walk but no food will be provided.
Please dress appropriately for the weather. Raincoats and wellies are encouraged.
Location near Midhurst. Exact location will be sent to you 2 days prior.
Give the gift of foraging with a full day seasonal foraging workshop and wild three-course feast in the stunning South Downs National Park.
Spend the day foraging, feasting and learning. Learn the myths, folklore, history, medical uses and ediblity of common and unusual wild food. Feast on the food you collect with a three course paired meal and then enjoy a wild workshop, such as herbal tea making, soda brewing, food preservation and mushroom workshops.
The perfect gift of lovers of the outdoors, hiking, nature, and herbalists and foodies. Perfect Christmas gifts for those wanting to start a new hobby or learn more about foraging. With events every weekend through the year, they are ideal for birthday surprises or a fun day out!
During the course you will be foraging alongiside our experts; Megan, Guy, Lucy and Tim who give a different perspective from their different fields of study.
The course will start at 10:30am for a safety talk and overview. We will then head out into the downs, woodlands, hedgerows and meadows to forage for seasonal fungi and plants, learning how to identify them from their toxic lookalikes, their properties, edibility, uses and more. We will stop halfway round for your choice of a cup of wild herbal tea or foraged fizz before carrying on with the forage. Then we will sit down to a paired three-course wild meal around 1pm.
LOCATION: Our courses are based in the South Downs National Park in West Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. The exact location will be emailed to you 2 days prior.
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