Follow the seasons on our foraging walks in Dorset, to seek out fresh and tasty wild greens. Head out with us on foot to spot edible wild plants and learn the skills you need to harvest and prepare some delicious delights such as pestos and wild salsa verde with wild plants.
This short course in foraging is a great way for you to gain confidence in identifying the edible, medicinal and poisonous species out there in the wild, and is the ideal introduction for all beginners who want to develop their interest and knowledge of foraging, also suitable for families. Hunt out wild greens amongst the hedgerows and scour the shoreline for edible sea vegetables and seaweeds.
As beach school practitioners and qualified Ethnobotanists we make these foraging walks interactive and engaging for all ages and these shorter courses are also ideal for young children to introduce them to foraging as a family which is a lovely way for families to bond and spend time together, as well as learning a new skill that they can all continue to do together for years to come.
Depending on the season we will be learning about both edible and poisonous plants, trees, mushrooms, hedgerow plants, berries, nuts, sea vegetables, seaweeds and more. We look forward to sharing our passion for foraging with you!
2 hours £25pp for adults, £10pp for children, (under 4's go free) all equipment included. Head on over to our foraging page for more images and info. We also run half day foraging courses, kayak foraging and forage and feast events.
Dates for your diary;
28 May 2018 10:00 LIMITED SPACES
1 August 2018 13:30 SELLING FAST
4 August 2018 13:30 SELLING FAST
15 August 2018 13:30 JUST ADDED
Hear what past customers have said;
'Going foraging with Dan is like having Jamie Oliver and David Attenborough as your guide. He's funny, he's good at handling groups, and he really know his stuff. Our three-hour walk took in sea lettuce, sea beet, three types of wild garlic, navel worts, four types of edible seaweed, razor clams, two showers, an Early English church and leek and potato soup - with wild garlic. The most fun Sunday afternoon I've had for along time. Thanks Steve' April 2018