Foraging courses across the UK.
Coastal foraging course - Mushroom foraging course - Woodland and hedgrow foraging course - Stag and Hen party foraging courses
Private group foraging courses in you local area.
Experience wild food foraging courses at there best!
Professional seasoned foragers and instructors.
Foraging courses gifts - valid for 12 months - flexible on dates.
Foraging courses and wild food events, are run by Fraser Christian and colleagues across the UK, and are based in the South West. Fraser has a long history with wild food and its cookery, a fully qualified chef and professional forager. Fraser's past has found him leading courses for the famous River Cottage, and now regularly forages for some of the UK's top Michelin restaurants.
Wild food foraging courses are led by experienced and passionate instructors that all have a solid and comprehensive background in there individual subjects, from wild food to wild medicine, edible seaweed to shellfish, mushrooms and fungi; they will all happily share there rich and varied knowledge, in a honest, practical and sustainable manner.
Foraging courses in UK: Forage Bristol - Forage Bath - Forage Dorset - Forage Devon - Forage Gloucestershire - Forage Hampshire - Forage Sussex - Forage South Wales.
Wild food foraging courses and events for 2013
Foraging course wild plant walk
A gentle stroll along the sometimes abundant hedgerows, meadows and woodlands, plants and trees, some familiar, and other less know wild vegetables and herbs for both culinary and medicinal uses. 2/3 hour coastal plant foraging identification walk.
Coastal beach plants in West Dorset - Saturday 22nd February - Saturday 5th and 19th April 2014.
Estuary meadow walk in South Gloucestershire - Saturday 8th March 2014.
Foraging course coastal seashore walk
The seashore boasts some of the finest wild food in the land and the range of different shellfish and seaweeds are highly sought after food. The lunch time Spring tides in west Dorset allow us to range far out onto the reefs and exposed rocks on a 2/3 hour identification foraging walk, focusing on shellfish and seaweeds
Saturday 15th February and 29th March 2014 - Summer 2014 dates soon!
Forage and cook wild food courses
Eat The Beach - Plants and Seafood.
After a good foraging session there's no better way to taste nature harvest than freshly cooked in sinuation either on the beach or in the woods, the rich fresh and sometimes intense flavours can really be appreciated and taste even better when its food that you have foraged.
Lunch is made using a few pantry stores to create our signature wild seashore paella and woodland risotto's.
You will also get chance to pick and make your own herbal tea, whilst the food is cooked in front of you.
Lunch is served with artisan breads and local liquors!
Gourmet wild coastal vegetables in West Dorset - Saturday 5th April and 31st May 2014.
Rock pools and seaweed in West Dorset - Saturday 14th June 2014.
Fruits of the Forest - Mushrooms and plants
Forage and cook fruits of the forest including mushrooms and plants and herbs, including trees! This course is the same as the Eat the beach course, just set in the forest, we will be creating a hot herbal teas and cooking a wild risotto using what we find, with the usual pantry stores, with a drop or two of something local. Spaces are limited to 12 people, so please book well in advance to confirm your spaces.
Saturday 26th October - Gloucestershire/Welsh border.
Individual course fee £70
Spaces are available on all dates unless show full.
Have your own private foraging course
Book private group walks anywhere in the UK or Ireland - please emails us for a bespoke foraging course.
Group and private event foraging walks 2/3 hours - bespoke dates available on request.
(Excludes travel costs to UK only)
Wild food courses are available through out the changing seasons, in many locations and settings.
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The new foraging book on the edible seashore!
What people are saying:
thoroughly enjoyable read, very comprehensive and well balanced
covering all the areas I wanted to know about. It certainly makes me
want to plan an early excursion to the coast. - Chris.
received your book this morning and have read it cover to cover and
must say I'm very happy, great field book for me, I spend a lot of time
on the coast open canoeing and wild camping. I like very much that the
wild edibles in the book are easy to id, I'm sure iv walked over a few of these oops also all the edibles in your book grow and live here in the UK.
Some I have knowledge of and eat but didn't know about some of the other uses so once again great stuff.
I have found with the many other food for free type books i get so confused with the amount of info so for to id them gets difficult or the foods they show don't grow in this country or are very rare.. I will recommend this book to my buddy's, to me its bomb proof edibles gathering and preparations explained the right way. - Angelo.
Paperback perfectly bound A5 size. 86 pages with colour photos.
Order a limited (signed) copy. £14:99 + £2:50 UK shipping.
Just a quick email to say me and my sister very much enjoyed Saturday’s forage ~ Phil’s a great chap and he was very interesting.
I know he was going to put an email together with a few book titles / summary of things we covered ~ I wondered if this was to hand at all?
Many thanks, and I hope to attend another day with you guys soon.
Hi Fraser, Your demo at the Really Wild Food Show near St David's yesterday really was inspirational, thank you!!
I was amazed at what can be found in the hedgerows & as specially for myself living near the coast here
in Goodwick, Pembrokeshire.
I have already been foraging today & found some of the seeds akin to black pepper corns but am still
learning to differentiate between Hogweeds & Alexanders!!!
Do hope your cat wounds are abating, take care! Regards, Jo
Hi Fraser, Just thought that I would drop you a thank you email...Richard and I had the most amazing couple of days with a group of very nice and interesting people.....please thank Tom, Chris and Rob for their company and knowledge. Hopefully we will stay in touch and maybe link in with future courses.....We also look forward to your company when you visit Wales....Many Thanks again to yourself. Claire and Richard. Milestone Activities – Wildspirit Bushcraft
Just a brief e-mail to say thanks for taking us out last week.
We both really enjoyed our time with you both & learnt a great deal.
We can now put some names to the plants we had previously ignored
while out for a walk!
Final question: Will you allow us back to spend some more time out
with you both? Once again, many thanks, all the best. Piers & Sarah-Jan
A great day in the sunshine.
Learnt lots of new things and been out with my wife Jan today collected some food
and made wild garlic and nettle pancake for lunch. Plan to keep foraging when I can.
Would recommend the course for anyone who wants to try something new and reconnect with nature.
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