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Spring Mushroom Foraging with Experts

guided hike

Spring Mushroom Foraging with Experts

6 reviews
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English
guided hike

Spring Mushroom Foraging with Experts

guided hike

Spring Mushroom Foraging with Experts

6 reviews
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Spring Foraging workshop – 12- 4:30pm,Walking the Trails of a beautiful 400 acre property. Learn to identify Spring Growth Edibles, Collect and discuss processing of Wild Mustard, Nettle, Ramps, Spruce Tips and Morels (amongst other notables). This is an intense field practicum. Participants of this workshop will be required to dress appropriate for all weather including Tick Spray. Bring paper bags, basket, gardening gloves, scissors, snacks and water. All edibles (once fully identified)will be divided equally between each participant with a list of proprietary ‘Wild Feast’ recipes for home processing.

Your host

Learn more about Ruthie

Ruthie

I am a Mushroom & wild (Indigenous ) foods expert. I am currently a guest lecturer for the local Horticultural Society, CRCA and will be a guest lecturer at Queens University. I am also a chef of 35 years and a former restaurant owner. I have mushroom picked on 3 continents with over 40 years experience. I have been cooking with indigenous foods for 15 years. Local and National Newspapers have written about my work. https://www.thewhig.com/life/food/a-foraging-dinner-at-topsy-farms is one example. https://www.ledevoir.com/vivre/549373/escapade-promenons-nous-dans-les-bois . Here are 2 recent .

What's included

Food
Light Snacks will be provided at the end of the foraging workshop
Drinks
Hot Maple Tea, Hot Coca and freshly Roasted Coffee will be served with the snacks

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Where you'll be

We will be visiting a privately owned property hosting many Indigenous edibles and wild mushrooms. The property stretches over 400 acres with 3 very distinct old forest growth - Coniferous/ Deciduous and mixed Sugar Bush. We will enjoy a Picnic, warming up with Hot Maple Tea/ Hot Cocoa and freshly roasted coffee while discussing our experience and foraged finds

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests must have a keen interest in learning mushrooms and wild edibles

More tips

This is an outdoor activity. So we request Guests to dress appropriately to the weather. The Farm has free run chickens, a horse, a dog and many cats. We will be walking much of the experience.

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Ruthie
Spring Mushroom Foraging with Experts
6 reviews
From £30/person
6 reviews
From £30/person