Spring 2022 Courses and Events

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March 23, 2022

Spring Equinox
10:00 am

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 picnic featuring these wild flavours.

£30

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Seacliff Beach

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April 4, 2022

Seaweed Forage 10:00 am

Springtime 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 coastal spring greens , gather around and sample some of those foraged flavours in a wild food picnic..

£30

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Seacliff Beach

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April 28, 2022

Spring Greens and Fungi 10:00am

Learn about the wild greens carpeting the riversides in spring.  Find our two local species of wild garlic and learn  to safely distinguish them from toxic look-alikes. Discover many other species of edible wild greens and fungi and bring scissors and a basket to bring home  wild garlic and other green treats after tasting a smalll wild food or drink sample to inspire your own creations.

£25

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Cramond Brig

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May 8, 2022

Spring Greens, Flowers and Fungi 2:00 pm

Join me for an exciting afternoon walk along the Almond river to identify, collect, and sample some delicious wild edibles. We will learn how to safely identify and responsibly harvest between twenty and thirty species of edible plants and fungi and finish our course by preparing and sampling wild foods and drinks to inspire your own creations. This is a four hour course including a meal and drinks.

£35

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Cramond Brig

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May 18, 2022

Seaweed Forage 10:00 am

Springtime 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 coastal spring greens , gather around and sample some of those foraged flavours in a wild food picnic..

£30

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Seacliff Beach

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March 29, 2022

Riverside Edibles
10.00 am

Learn about the wild greens carpeting the riversides in spring.  Find our two local species of wild garlic and learn  to safely distinguish them from toxic look-alikes. Discover many other species of edible wild greens and fungi and bring scissors and a basket to bring home  wild garlic and other green treats after tasting a smalll wild food or drink sample to inspire your own creations.

£25

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Cramond Brigg

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April 7, 2022

Invasivor Walk 10:00am

Join me for a walk along the Almond river to identify, collect, and sample some delicious wild edibles. We will focus on invasive, non-native species on this walk and pick them in the pleasant knowledge that doing so won't harm and even might benefit the eco system as well as provide us with some amazing flavours.

£25

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Almondell

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May 1, 2022

Beltane Foraging  3:00pm

Let's spend the first of May outdoors in the springtime flowers and lush green of Edinburgh's beautiful Corstorphine Hill.  During our Beltane Forage we'll safely identify and responsibly collect twenty to thirty different edible species of plants and fungi, enjoy the beautiful May landscape and finish with a delicious foraged picnic.

£30 

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Corstorphine Hill

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May 10, 2022

Spring Greens, Flowers, and Fungi 10:00am

Join me for an exciting walk along the Almond river to identify, collect, and sample some delicious wild edibles. We will learn how to safely identify and responsibly harvest between twenty and thirty species of edible plants and fungi and finish our course with some wild foods and drinks to inspire your own creations.

£30

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Cramond Brig

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May 25, 2022

May Flowers, Fungi, and Green 10:00am

During our May forage we’ll explore the flora and funga of the beautiful Cammo Estate to the west of the City.  We’ll amble through woodland, parkland, fields, and meadows, and look at and taste some of the most delicious wild flavours of our Scottish springtime.  We’ll discuss identification features, responsible foraging practices, preparation suggestions, and finish with a wild food picnic

£30

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Cammo

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April 3, 2022

Edinburgh sustainable living conference      9:30 am

Our theme for this year is 'Recovering together'.

Over the course of two days, speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds will explore and discuss responses and solutions to sustainability challenges in a series of talks, workshops and panels, with a particular focus on Scotland.

£3.75

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University of Edinburgh

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April 9, 2022

Spring Greens 2:00pm

Join me for an exciting afternoon walk along the Almond river to identify, collect, and sample some delicious wild edibles. We will learn how to safely identify and responsibly harvest between twenty and thirty species of edible plants and fungi and finish our course with some wild foods and drinks to inspire your own creations.

£30

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Cramond Brig

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May 3, 2022

Beltane Walk 10:00am

Let's celebrate the beginning of May outdoors in the springtime flowers and lush green of Edinburgh's beautiful Corstorphine Hill.  During our Beltane Walk we'll safely identify and responsibly collect twenty to thirty different edible species of plants and fungi, enjoy the beautiful May landscape and taste a small sample of foraged food or drink to inspire your own creations.

£25 

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Corstorphine Hill

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May 14, 2022

Spring Coast 6:00 pm

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.

£35

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Yellowcraig Beach

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May 28, 2022

Flowers, Fungi, And Greens 2:00pm

During our May forage we’ll explore the flora and funga of the beautiful Cammo Estate to the west of the City.  We’ll amble through woodland, parkland, fields, and meadows, and look at and taste some of the most delicious wild flavours of our Scottish springtime.  We’ll discuss identification features, responsible foraging practices, preparation suggestions, and finish with a wild food picnic

£30

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Cammo

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Private Events

Starting at £180