2019 Foraging Courses

 

Spring Wild Foraging (full day): Saturday 27th April 2019, 10:00 – 16:30 Knott Wood                   FULLY BOOKED

Summer Wild Foraging Afternoon (half day): Sunday 16th June 2019, 12.00-3.30  Callis             FULLY BOOKED

Summer Wild Foraging (full day): Saturday 20th July 2019, 10:00-16.30 Knott Wood                   FULLY BOOKED

Autumn Wild Foraging (half day): Sunday 15th September, 11.30-15.00 Knott Wood

Autumn Wild Foraging (full day): Saturday 28th September 2019, 10:00 – 16:30 Callis                FULLY BOOKED

Autumn Wild Foraging (full day): 5th October, Saturday 10.00- 16.30 Callis

 

 

Location: Knott Wood near Savile Road, Hebden Bridge or Callis Community Garden, Hebden Bridge (details of exact meeting point will be emailed upon booking). Please note, the Knott Wood site has steep paths and uneven ground. Callis is a more easily accessible site, with some uneven ground but mostly flat terrain (although we may venture into nearby woods). Please contact us directly if you have access needs as we will take these into account when planning the day.

To book, click on the links above.

 

Full Day Courses

Learn how to identify seasonal edible plants and cook up tasty wild treats over a campfire. The day will involve harvesting and preparing foraged plants, as well as learning about plant folklore and their nutritional and medicinal benefits. We will also be exploring the uses of plants for bushcraft purposes such as fire lighting.

At lunch time we will together cook up a range of dishes to share, expect a feast!

The cost for the day is £60. Handouts, lunch, hot drinks and snacks all included, with vegan and gluten free options available.

You will be guided through the day by Live Wild’s Leonie Morris – qualified Bushcraft Instructor & Wild Food Teacher and Miranda Cowan – Ecologist & Environmental Tutor. The seasonal abundance and beauty of the woodland, wetland and hedgerow habitats surrounding our camp will the perfect way to unwind, nourish and connect with your wild side!

 

Half Day Course

Join us for a nourishing afternoon of foraging!

Learn how to identify seasonal edible plants with confidence. Be inspired by recipe ideas you can try at home. Explore plant folklore, medicine and bushcraft uses. We’ll be using all our senses in this journey to get to know the plants; expect lots of tasting and getting hands on with the plants, as well as some quiet time for observation and reflection.

You will be guided by two of our Foraging Team, which includes;

Live Wild’s Leonie Morris – qualified Bushcraft Instructor & Wild Food Teacher
Miranda Cowan – Ecologist & Environmental Tutor
Sophie Wren- Forager & Wild Food Experimenter

The cost for the course is £35 or £25 for a low/unwaged ticket (plus booking fee). This includes a selection of wild food samples and hot drinks. Bring your own packed lunch, we’ll have a break part way through the course to eat together around a campfire.

Please email us at info@livewild.org.uk if you have any access requirements or questions. To book click on the links at the top of the page.

 

Enjoy a selection of photos from previous courses. We look forward to seeing you in the woods!