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Foraging and wild food walks and courses are taught in woods, meadows and hedgerows across the UK. Learn to identify and harvest wild greens, edible leaves, herbs and mushrooms with expert foragers and herbalists in the picturesque wilderness of our green country. Collecting your own wild food (and medicine) is immensely satisfying and healthy - not to mention cost effective! Food foraging is an ancient skill that gets us back to the very basics of human life. Foraging workshops and walks make for a great day out in the fresh air, chatting with fellow foragers and learning delicious new recipes.
Foraging walk and campfire cooking workshop
Foraging walk and campfire cooking workshop
Bristol
£40
Take a day with Totally Wild UK to grow your skills in cooking on an open fire and concocting meals from foraged ingredients. Fire making kits are provided and different techniques will be explored including flame grilling and adding wild herbs. The day begins with a foraging walk, harvesting a range of wild ingredients for us to cook up into a tasty lunch. There will also be some pre-made samples to try including jams and chutneys. All ages welcome, but children remain the responsibility of their carer at all times....
Half day wild food foray
Half day wild food foray
Northumberland
£45
Our half day foray is an excellent introduction to the experience of discovering wild foods. We will guide you through different habitats teaching you how to explore the landscape, identify and harvest the seasonal wild foods it offers. The experience is wondrous; depending upon the time of year you could find yourself munching on tree leaves, flowers, plants, berries or some truly astonishing mushrooms! The Northumberland landscape presents a splendid array of edible flora, fauna and fungi – you are sure to be amazed. We will return from our foraging...
Herbal medicine for travellers
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Herbal medicine for travellers
Herefordshire
£95
This course will cover how to prepare for your travels by achieving optimum health before you go using herbal remedies, and also what to take with you as an essential travel herbal first aid kit plus herbs for minor ailments while travelling. We will also discuss useful herbs for helping cope with the challenges of travelling in other countries and climates, and possible alternatives to vaccinations, traditional herbal anti malarials etc. Will we make some herbal capsules which can be a useful alternative to teas and tinctures when travelling.
Herbal Medicine One Day Intensives In Lincolnshire
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Herbal Medicine One Day Intensives In Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
£70
Have you ever wanted to learn how to identify common, locally found plants? How about learning how to make medicine using the contents of your spice rack, or using easily obtained ingredients? Why not join me for a range of one day sessions where you will learn how to: How to gather, dry and prepare your own herbs How to make a variety of different plant medicines How to use those plant medicines to treat common ailments How to spot ailments that need more specialised help How to cook tasty...
Herbs for health walk at Queenswood Country Park
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Herbs for health walk at Queenswood Country Park
Herefordshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£8
Herb walk at the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust Queenswood Country Park. A 2 hour amble identifying & discussing the herbs we find along the way. We will be identifying the herbs we find on our walk and discussing the principles of using herbs for maintaining our health and well being. The aim is to increase our appreciation of the natural resources around us and increase our knowledge & understanding of herbs and our relationship with them. There is a morning walk 10am -12pm or an afternoon walk 1pm-3pm : max 12...
Intuitive Plant Medicine - Our Healing Garden
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Intuitive Plant Medicine - Our Healing Garden
Dorset
£60
Intuitive Plant Medicine Course A one day special workshop… Learn intuitively from the living plants in my herb garden. We'll weave in plant mythology and folklore from our ancient British native healing traditions. We will listen to the plants, opening to their essence, their spirit. Find your own plant ally and develop your own intimate relationship through 'day-dreaming' and a drumming journey, receive their healing gifts and wisdom. Some of the topics covered include making herbal remedies, flower essences and incense.
Mushroom papermaking and photogram (cyanotype) making
Mushroom papermaking and photogram (cyanotype) making
East Sussex - Next course on 16th November 2019
£65
Yes, making paper – out of mushrooms. Few people know that wonderful craft paper of diverse natural colours can be made from many fungi species, especially tough and inedible bracket fungi. After initially identifying and collecting suitable fungi in the field (or rather, in the woods), we will gather either indoors or at a covered area outside, and do a hands on exploration of the techniques required to produce different grades of mushroom paper. It can be made as thin as tissue paper, smooth and ideal for use in a...
Natural and sustainable yarn dyeing
Natural and sustainable yarn dyeing
Highlands
£75
This one day workshop will focus on natural dyeing using a range of sustainable materials found in Loch Ness woodlands and Café waste. Suitable for all levels of experience from beginners to those familiar with yarn dyeing. We start the day with some easy natural dyeing using locally sourced ingredients. Following this the workshop offers a unique opportunity to forage for dye materials in either SSSI, ancient woodland or new woodland near Loch Ness. Followed by a visit to a local cafe for lunch. We then return to site to...
Private foraging walks for groups
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Private foraging walks for groups
Ceredigion
£150
Join Jade Mellor of Wild Pickings on a private foraging walk with a group of family or friends. Half day, morning or afternoon walks & workshops, specifically tailored to your interests (forest, hedgerow, seashore or a mix). Jade has been a professional forager for nearly ten years, collecting wild food from the beautiful hedgerows, woodlands and coast of West Wales. "I pick what is seasonally abundant, with care and sensitivity, always leaving plenty to go to seed and for the birds. I am inspired by the landscape, the changing seasons...
Seasonal foraging with Monica Wilde
Seasonal foraging with Monica Wilde
Strathclyde - Next course on 19th October 2019
£60
Monica Wilde is a forager, research herbalist and ethnobotanist. She has been teaching foraging courses, wild cookery, plant medicine, rewinding retreats and nature immersion all over the country for over 13 years. She has a Masters degree in Herbal Medicine and is a Fellow of the Linnean Society. Monica lives in a self-built wooden house in Scotland. Nature has been her addiction since early childhood! She was a founding member of the Association of Foragers. Monica also works at Napiers the Herbalists. This autumn foraging workshop will have a focus...

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