22nd June 2019 - 22nd June 2019

MID-SUMMER WILD FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

£45.00

Sat 22nd June, 2-5pm Treen, West Cornwall

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

Sat 22nd June, 2-5pm Treen, West Cornwall

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

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Description

This course is run on the west coast of Cornwall, near the beautiful beach of Porthcurno and the Minack theatre. Though we will walk away from the crowds, 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.

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.

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

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

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.