Join us for an informative foraging walk, where we will identify the different edible and poisonous wild plants and mushrooms we find.
Enjoy a homemade refreshment along the way and a light 'Wild Food' lunch with us at the end of the day.
There are not many better places around than the New Forest to learn about the wonderful wild foods available in the UK. These courses will be held near Ringwood and are within easy reach of Salisbury, Southampton, Bournemouth and Poole. We will meet at the Red Shoot Inn, the course starts there with a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes, where they relate to foragers. Drinks are available from the pub. Then we’ll set off on a roughly 2.5 hour walk around the area, teaching you how to identify the different edible and poisonous Spring shoots, plants, flowers and hopefully mushrooms that we find. We will stop along the way for some homemade refreshments such as our lovely hogweed and wild garlic soup. Then it’s back to the Red Shoot for a wild food lunch based on what we have found. This will include some treats made from our recent finds, a wild salad that we will pick on the day and possibly even some wild garlic pesto. After the course we will email you a list of everything we talk about on the day; to help you remember what you have learnt.
Tuesday 14th May 11:00am until 2:30pm
The Red Shoot Inn, Toms Lane, Linwood, Ringwood BH24 3QT