Rachel Lambert: forager, author, guide

Sat 26th Mar COASTAL FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

Sat 26th Mar, 2-5pm Treen, West Cornwall

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

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This spring foraging course with tasters is run on the west coast of Cornwall, near the beautiful beach of Porthcurno and the Minack theatre. We will walk away through fields, along the coast path and down to the picturesque cove of Penberth before completing this circular route by returning through the woods.

Level of Walk: Approximately 3 miles, including steep coast path, woodland, fields and a stile.

Spring foraging course with tasters, 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.

MeetCar Park at top end of Treen village, Map Ref: SW395230, postcode TR19 6LG

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.

Transport and Parking: Pay and display car park at Treen (meeting point). Do let me know if you need or can offer a lift.

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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