22. May 2020 - 12:00 till 15:30
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Thoresby Park, Nottinghamshire, Spring Wild Food Foraging Course Walk | | Friday, 22. May 2020

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.

​The course includes:

an overview of foraging laws and safety

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 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