Rachel Lambert: forager, author, guide
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Fri 11th Mar FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Fri 11th Mar, 10am-1pm Perranuthnoe, West Cornwall

Adults £45, under 16s £20, under 5s free

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This spring foraging course with tasters is run at an accessible venue with a backdrop of St Michael's Mount, the walk is quite exposed, but relatively flat with a mixture of coastal and inland plants as we wander the coast path and footpaths along hedgerows and through fields.

Level of Walk: Approximately 1.5-2 miles, including coast path and potentially muddy footpaths.

Winter foraging course, what to expect;

  • 2-3 mile guided walk with lots of stops and tasters
  • Covering 8-10 wild foods
  • Thorough guidance on plant identification
  • Tried and tested suggestions on cooking, processing tips and lots of recipe ideas
  • Information of nutritional and medicinal benefits, where known (please note I am not a medical herbalist)
  • May include potential mistakes and look-a-like plants
  • Information on legalities, sustainability and safety
  • Opportunity to buy a signed copy of my book/s
  • Follow up email with list of plants covered and links to recipes and more info
  • Homemade tasters made with wild, foraged ingredients, for e.g. 1 or 2 of the following;
      •  - Breads with wild ingredients
        - Wild salsa verde or dips
        - Chocolates with wild ingredients
        - Muffins or cakes with wild ingredients

Other Info:

What to wear: Courses are a mixture of walking and a fair amount of standing around to learn. Please bring/wear layers, a wind proof and weather appropriate clothing. Footwear suitable for the walk outlined (above) and that you are confident walking in.

Meet: Field opposite Pay and Display Car Park, next to the SW coast path and near the sea front, Perranuthnoe, Penzance, Cornwall,  TR20 9NE

Directions: Take the turning off the A394 for Perranuthnoe and follow the road down to the end. Where you can see the sea from the car park!

Transport and Car Parks: There is a pay and display car park in Perrunthnoe, or possibly parking spaces on the road down to the sea. Do let me know if you need or can offer a lift. Lifts available from Penzance. Buses from Penzance and Falmouth which either go into Perranuthnoe village, or Perran crossroads with a 15 minute walk down.

Min/Max numbers: 5-11 adults. You are welcome to come alone or with others. Covid regulations apply, please check my terms and government guidelines.

What to Bring: Weather appropriate clothing, layers can be  helpful. Bottle of water or drink, snacks (optional), any personal medication needed, sun lotion, camera, notebook and pen.

Dogs: Please don't assume you can bring your dog, you may have to make provisions for him/her not to be with you your during the course. Please ask before booking.

Read More: Check out the wild food spring blog to find out more about what might be covered. You may also want to follow me on facebook or instagram for regular updates of what I'm picking, cooking and exploring.

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