Join Grant Riley and myself (Robin Harford) for a 3 hour walk and talk to explore the foods, medicines & mythology of some of our most common trees & hedgerow shrubs. [click to continue]
On this 3-hour Devon foraging course, you will be taken on an amazing journey through one of the secret foraging haunts of Exeter.
You’ll have your eyes opened and discover the delicious and highly nutritious wild food treats that are available for free right under your nose.
During this foraging course, you’ll uncover a secret world of foraging possibilities, and learn… [click to continue]
Come on an enchanting New Forest Edible Mushroom Foray, and let us go stalking the ever elusive gourmet wild edible mushrooms. Such culinary fungal delights as Cep, Birch Bolete, Ink Cap, Chanterelle, Hedgehog, Trooping Funnel Cap & more gourmet delights than you can shake a stick at… however…
“We should be mucking about all the time, because mucking about is enjoying life for its own sake, now, and not in preparation for an imaginary future. It’s obvious that the mirth-filled man, the cheerful soul, the childish adult is the one who has least to fear from life.” Tom Hodgkinson – The Freedom Manifesto
I am co-running this course with Fraser Christian. Fraser is a master fisherman and wild food chef, who used to run Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s ‘Introduction to Fish Skills & Cookery’ course over at River Cottage. Yes he’s that good.
Last Sunday I taught a wonderful group of people at Combe Farm, Axmouth, Devon. It was a scorcher of a day, and we spent a leisurely three hours walking, talking and gathering. Then back to the kitchen we went to prepare an array of wild dishes. Below is a video slideshow of the day… enjoy!
Just got back from a wonderful day teaching foraging and preparing a community feast. Below are some photos, unfortunately (duh!), I forgot to actually take photos of the meal itself. That being said here’s what we had…