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Early Spring 2023 Courses and Events

Tickets on Eventbrite or directly via bank transfer

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February 5, 2023

First Green Walking lunch 11:00 am

Come for a February walking lunch on Corstorphine Hill to see which edible plants and mushrooms grow in Edinburgh this time of year.  We'll discuss edible and similar toxic species on a leisurely three hour walk, harvesting a few of the edibles  and enjoying tasty and exciting foraged food and drink samples along the way.

£35

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Corstorphine Hill

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February 25, 2023

Seaweed Forage
10:00 am

Early spring is when many seaweeds are at their best.  Bring scissors and we'll make use of the low tide to harvest some delicious and healthy seaweeds.

Afterwards, we'll look at some wild February greens and fungi, gather around and sample some of those foraged flavours in a wild food picnic..

£35

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Seacliff Beach

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March 19, 2023

Spring Equinox Feast
4:00pm

Let's celebrate the arrival of spring and go to the beach!  Meet the dozen tastiest seaweeds growing along our coasts and some of the best springtime edibles growing in coastal woodland, grassland, and beach,  gather some edibles to take home, and finish with a fire and a picnic featuring these wild flavours.

£45

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Yellowcraigs Beach

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March 26, 2023

March Forage: Seaweed
10:00 am

Early spring is the time when many seaweeds are at their best.  Bring scissors and we'll make use of the low tide to harvest some delicious and healthy seaweeds.

Afterwards, we'll look at some coastal wild Early Spring greens and fungi and gather around to sample some of those foraged flavours in a seaweed packed wild food lunch.

£35

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Seacliff Beach

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February 7, 2023

Early Spring Fungi and Greens                 10:00am

Come for a February walk through Cammo estate to see which edible plants and mushrooms grow in Edinburgh this time of year.  We'll discuss edible and similar toxic species on a leisurely two-three hour walk, harvesting a few of the edibles along the way, and finish with a  few tasty and exciting wild food samples.

£25

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Cammo

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March 11, 2023

Birch Sap and First Green
2:00pm

Come and spend an exciting morning outdoors, learning how to tap birches in spring in a simple, low tech, and accessible way to enjoy their fresh and clean tasting  sap.  Find out about making birch sap syrup and other early spring treats, and discover many more of the beautiful wild edibles growing in Edinburgh now. Finally, gather around and enjoy some tasty foraged foods and drinks.

£30

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Cramond Brig

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March 21, 2023

Birch
10:00am

Come and celebrate the arrival of spring outdoors, with an in depth look at the birch and its many edible uses.  We will go beyond learning how to tap birches  for sap to learning how to  make birch sap syrup and beer, to using other parts of the tree in foods and drinks and learning about mycorrhizal, parasitic, and saprophytic fungi relying on birch trees. We will finish with a picnic of birch foods and drinks.

£40

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Bonaly

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February 24, 2023

Early Spring Coastal Forage                   10:00am

Early spring is when many seaweeds are at their best.  Bring scissors and we'll make use of the low tide to harvest delicious and healthy seaweeds.  Afterwards, we'll look at some February coastal greens and fungi, gather around a fire, weather permitting,  and sample some of those foraged flavours in a seaweed packed wild food lunch.

£35

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Yellowcraigs Beach

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March 15, 2023

Birch Sap and First Green
10:00am

Come and spend an exciting morning outdoors, learning how to tap birches in spring in a simple, low tech, and accessible way to enjoy their fresh and clean tasting  sap.  Find out about making birch sap syrup and other early spring treats, and discover many more of the beautiful wild edibles growing in Edinburgh now. Finally, gather around and enjoy some tasty foraged foods and drinks.

£30

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Cramond Brig

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March 25, 2022

Birch Sap Tap
1:30pm

Come and spend an exciting day outdoors, learning how to tap birches in spring in a simple, low tech, and accessible way to enjoy their fresh and clean tasting  sap.  Find out about making birch sap syrup and other early spring treats, and discover many more of the beautiful wild edibles growing in Edinburgh now. Finally, let's make a fire and cook and enjoy some tasty foraged foods and drinks.

£40

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Bonaly

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Private Events

Starting at £180

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