The picturesque Thorseby Park offers a tranquil and diverse setting to discover wild food. The estate include woodland, parkland, meadows and riversides to learn about the edible plants and mushrooms growing in the UK. This foraging course walk is easy to reach from Nottingham, Mansfield, Newark, Sheffield, Doncaster, Lincoln, Leicester, Chesterfield, Worksop, Retford, Grantham, and Derby.
In this historic park, you’ll discover how to identify some commonly growing foods to forage for, how to avoid poisonous lookalikes, and hints on where to look. When we meet up, we will go through the basics of foraging before heading out to discover the edibles in the area.
When we meet up, we will go through laws and safety points of foraging before heading out to discover the wild food in the area.
The course includes:
– an overview of foraging laws and safety best practice
– exploration of the venue
– introduction to a number of edible species
– instruction on how to tell edible species apart from poisonous lookalikes
– tips on harvesting
– information on where to find these species again
– recipe ideas
– wild food treat/s to sample
– digital information sheet sent after the course
All samples are either 100% plant/fungi-based or have a 100% plant/fungi-based alternative
Participants must be aged 18 or over – sorry, no babes in arms
Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted on the course
Exact meet-up location and further information sent two days before the course date
Terms and conditions can be found on www.foragingcoursecompany.co.uk