Guided Foraging Walks

Est. 2008


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With these walks I proudly support local organic farmers, growers and community gardens. 

Walks take place from May-Oct.

Come on a walk and discover some of the beautiful medicinal and edible plants that grow around us. We will nibble as we go along, while Vivienne talks about the medicinal and nutritional properties of these plants. We’ll also try some samples that Vivienne has made in advance e.g. wild herbal cordial, wild food pesto, fresh salad. A treat for the palate, the mind, body & soul. We don’t walk far:  it’s a lovely little shuffle in the fresh air discovering and nibbling on the local plants. These walks are an excellent way to introduce you to the abundance of edible and medicinal plants that grow all around us. Walks go ahead rain or shine so please dress for the weather: sun hat, sun screen, wellies, waterpoofs as appropriate.

Can I bring my children/buggies/babies?  This varies depending on the venue for the walk. Please check in advance with Vivienne.

Can I bring my dog? No sorry, I don’t allow dogs on foraging walks. Dog poo and picking wild plants to eat don’t mix!!

WILD FOOD & MEDICINAL HERB FORAGING WALKS

Ireland & UK  in 2020

Wild Food Foraging Walk with Wild Food Tasters

WALK: Come on a foraging walk where Vivienne will point out some of the edible wild plants growing around us.

LEARN: Vivienne will talk about various wild food recipes for using local plants.

HARVEST: Your chance to get hands on and pick some of these edible plants as Vivienne helps to guide you with identification to give you confidence doing this.

WATCH:  Back at the lodge Vivienne will do a cookery demo of a wild food dish that is quick and easy to make.

EAT:  Taste samples of various wild food dishes, drinks and extracts (some made on day, some prepared in advance). NOTE: samples of several foods will be served but this will not be a full meal.

An accessible & fun introduction to the glorious wild plants that surround you wherever you live (countryside or city).

  • We don’t walk far:  it’s a lovely little shuffle in the fresh air discovering and nibbling on the local plants.
  • These walks are an excellent way to introduce you to the abundance of edible and medicinal plants that grow all around us.
  • They are popular with adults and children
  • Walks go ahead rain or shine so please dress for the weather: sun hat, sun screen, wellies, waterproofs as appropriate.

 Saturday 20th JUNE 2020

10.30am – 2.30 pm

GLASSON, CO. WESTMEATH

€45 per person, including materials

(accompanied kids free*)

Sorry no dogs allowed. Foraging and dog poo don’t mix!

(There’s also a full herbal medicine-making class on Sun 21st June, CLICK HERE for details of that)

 

*There must be a reasonable and safe ratio of responsible adults to children and it is up to Vivienne to judge this. 1 adult to 2 children is usually fine. Vivienne monitors this closely so that everyone has a chance to enjoy these walks and events. If you would like to book to bring children with you and require further advice from Vivienne (e.g. re. terrain, duration of walk, buggies and pushchairs etc.) then please contact her before booking info@theherbalhub.com

MORE DATES & LOCATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN SPRING 2020

Including for UK  & and Ireland

If you would like to be notified when they open for booking please click here and sign up for my newsletter.

WILD FOOD & MEDICINAL HERB FORAGING WALKS

If you’d like me to take a foraging walk where you live then please do get in touch (email: info@theherbalhub.com).

Group bookings are welcome too. These walks are popular with:

  • historical societies
  • walking clubs
  • heritage groups
  • herbal medicine students
  • gardeners, GIY groups & community gardens
  • local people who simply want to discover what’s on their doorstep.

  • plant lovers
  • tourists
  • botanists
  • school groups
  • hen parties
  • health enthusiasts
  • chefs & food lovers

Want to discover what’s growing on your land?

Why not host a herb walk?

Get a list of some of the edible and medicinal plants that are growing on your land.

Email me for details: info@theherbalhub.com

 

Need more in-depth info about the plants on your land? I offer a land survey service.

Click here to read about that.

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