16th February 2019 - 16th February 2019

VALENTINE FORAGING COURSE with Tasters

£45.00

Sat 16th Feb, 1.30-4.30pm, Mawnan, nr Falmouth, Cornwall

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

Sat 16th Feb, 1.30-4.30pm, Mawnan, nr Falmouth, Cornwall

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

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Description

This course is led in a beautiful and un-spoilt area of south Cornwall. A satisfying circular walk around the headland, including woodland, coast and hedgerows, returning just before dusk.

Level of Walk: This course includes a walk across fields, down to a cove and up through a woodland, includes steep areas. Approximately 2 miles.

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: Outside Mawnan Church, Old Church Road, Mawnan, TR11 5HY

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

Transport and Car Parks: In private car park by the church: £2 (when last seen). Alternatively, you can park further up the lane (before you reach the church), for free. Lifts available from Penzance, please let me know if you can offer/need 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. You may want to bring a torch for this event (for extra visibility on the return walk).