11th April 2019 - 11th April 2019

EASTER WILD FOOD FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

£45.00

Thurs 11th Apr, 2-5pm Cape Cornwall, nr st Just, Cornwall

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

Thurs 11th Apr, 2-5pm Cape Cornwall, nr st Just, Cornwall

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

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Description

This course is at the rugged and stunning venue of Cape Cornwall, where we can see Lands End, and have options of walk routes depending on the group and weather. Here we cover coastal, field and hedgerow plants.

Level of Walk: The walk will be between 1.5-2.5 miles, depending on the group and weather, may include steep areas, or concrete paths.

Course outline and 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
  • Opportunity to buy original screen printed gift cards of wild plants and recipe card
  • 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

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: National Trust Cape Cornwall Car Park, Cape Cornwall, St Just, West Cornwall, TR19 7NN

Transport and Parking: There is a pay and display car park, which is free to National Trust members. The road and car park is right next to the sea. Do let me know if you need or can offer a lift. Lifts available from Penzance. Buses from Penzance (then a 20 minute walk from St Just) and from St Ives, depending on the season, please check bus timetables.

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.

Min/Max numbers: 5-15 adults. You are welcome to come alone or with others.