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September Coastal, Hedgerow and Woodland Foraging Walk, Galloway
24 September 2020A guided foray exploring delicious and healthy wild foods of Galloway's merse (tidal salt marsh), beaches, maritime hedgerows and autumn woods.
Fungi Foraging Walk 2, Galloway, SW Scotland
26 September 2020A guided forage exploring the fascinating world of wild fungi with Scotland's leading wild food educator. Enjoy a wild cook-in of our finds in the forest afterwards.
Seasonal Tips from Mark
Chanterelles: Sustainable and Considerate HarvestingTake a deep dive into the subtleties, science and ethics of harvesting chanterelle mushrooms
Online Wild Food MentoringA wild food mentoring service to help you connect more deeply with tasty, nutritious, free food. Learn how it works, why its the best way to improve your wild food knowledge, and book your appointment here.
Cep - Identification, distribution, edibility, ecology, sustainable harvestingThe cep is the king of edible mushrooms. No food, fungal or otherwise, comes near it for flavour and texture and when you find a firm young penny bun, or 'bouchon' cep as the French call it after champagne corks, there is an irresistable fairytale beauty to them which is both beautiful and seductive.
The Blusher - Edibility, Identification, DistributionA very common mushroom that is edible with appropriate preparation, but can easily be confused with toxic species
Super Simple Wild Fruit LeathersFruit leathers are simple. You can throw in whatever mixture of hedgerow fruits you come home with, and no need to weigh or time anything. All you need is fruit and sugar or honey to taste to make a delicious, healthy, long-lasting treat that will cheer up any walk or forage with an intense fruit hit.