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Foraging & wild food courses

25 foraging & wild food workshops found

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.

£90
East Sussex - Next course on 9th August 2019
Learn how to make baskets from foraged materials which we gather on the day from the woodland site. On offer is a wide variety of techniques & materials including bramble, bark, bone, wild rose, grass, reed mace, bulrush. Learn about the whole cycle of production- harvesting the raw materials & processing them, through to completing a beautiful & useful basket to take home with you. Courses are scheduled to coincide with the seasonal availability of...
£60
Dorset - Next course on 22nd September 2019
Introduction to herbal remedies An introductory day of plant knowledge, traditional healing and remedies. We will look at ... Herbal medicine: the art and science The plants: identification, how we use them The remedies: teas, tinctures, oils, salves, creams, and many more... Your first steps: growing your own herbs, wild harvesting, preparation, preserving Learn how to use herbs medicinally, including sensory sessions and tastings. You will take home a selection of taster remedies and a...
£90
East Sussex - Next course on 9th August 2019
A day in the woods foraging your materials to learn specific bushcraft skills, using ancient techniques. On offer is wild fire-making, wild cordage (string), bone needle-making, bark containers etc. The exact contents of the day are determined by the time of year, so please check the website courses calendar page, via the button above. Empowering, creative, skills for life... We aim to give you a satisfying learning experience as well as an enjoyable time away...
£195
Herefordshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
Introduction to herbal medicine - A weekend course covering the basics of using herb in the home Course Overview An Introduction to Herbal Medicine Making. An exploration of the uses of herbs and learn to make your own top quality cosmetics and herbal preparations. Includes ID, growing, harvesting from my organic garden, drying and storing herbs. A practical 2 day workshop making teas, decoctions, infused oils, ointments, creams and other remedies This herbal medicine making...
£65
Shropshire - Next course on 18th August 2019
Summer Dyes from the Countryside - one day course at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. Take a basket and wander through the meadows, investigate our hedgerows and gardens to identify and collect traditional dye material. Participants will prepare dye baths of vibrant colours and dip and dye wool samples to take home. The historic use of dye plants and fibres will be explored through studying examples from the museum social history collection. Early Summer Dyes...
£95
Herefordshire - Next course on 21st September 2019
The Natural Health Chest: Assemble your own herbal medicine chest for health and wellbeing, including herbal approaches to common conditions Course Overview We will be using the principles of holistic natural medicine for maintaining health and wellbeing and discussing herbal approaches to, and useful herbal preparations to have on hand for, common ailments. We will look at many different herbs in different forms, and make preparations from them. This will include making a tisane, an...
£45
Cardiganshire
Foraging Day at Hafod Estate, Ystwyth Valley, Ceredigion (about 12 miles from Aberystwyth) Join professional forager Jade Mellor for a full day of wild food foraging. Spring is a time of abundance and new life. Of fresh, green leaves, edible blooms and the most tender, tasty and nutritious wild food. Join me in this very special opportunity to spend a whole day foraging in the heart of the beautiful, magical, Hafod estate . We will...
£55
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 28th September 2019
£55 per ticket making 5 litres. For anyone who has always fancied making their own home-brew, this is a workshop you won't want to miss. Local cider making experts Simon and Graham will take you through the basics of home brewing as well as sharing their extensive top tips and learnings... from how to store during the fermenting process to how to know when your seasonal solution is ready for drinking! The day will include...
£295
Pembrokeshire
Come and enjoy coastal foraging. Our bespoke breaks cater for small groups and special events. We host during the day and leave you to relax or party in your amazing accommodation in the evenings. Are you planning a hen event, come and make 'wild cocktails'! Or are you a group of walkers who would like to learn about the local plants and which you can pick and use yourself? Wonderful Jade has a wealth of...
£95
Bristol - Next course on 8th September 2019
The first in the series of sensory nature craft workshop days is Flavours of autumn, based around the wild foods outdoors in autumn. The day will start with a short foraging walk to gather blackberries, elderberries and other wild foods, then after coffee/tea and homemade seasonal cakes, there will be a 2-hour preserving and pickling workshop with chef, baker and forager Hannah from Herbs & Wild. Hannah will demonstrate how to make a seasonal foraged...

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