Saturday, 18 January 2014

Coastal Foraging & Wild Food in Aberdeenshire with Mark Williams

I'm delighted to announce that Foodie Quine presents is organising a second weekend of wild food and foraging with Mark Williams of Galloway Wild Foods. Mark is Scotland's only full time forging tutor and has a wealth of experience and knowledge in his subject. For an insight of what to expect from the day take a look at my blog post from our Autumn Foraging Event at Dunnottar Woods


Wild Food & Coastal Foraging 
with
Mark Williams of Galloway Wild Foods and Foodie Quine

Skatie Shore, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire

Saturday 26th April 2014 - 1pm - 5pm
Sunday 27th April 2014 - 10am - 2pm

£45 per person / £20 children aged 8-16
What can you expect from the day?
Some of the best wild edible plants can be found on the coast. The warming effect of the sea and saline habitats make for some remarkably succulent plants and aromatic herbs. Seaweed and shellfish are also abundant. Join Foodie Quine and professional foraging tutor Mark Williams of Galloway Wild Foods to explore the spectacular woods, hedgerows, cliffs, beach and foreshore around beautiful Skatie Shore on the outskirts of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire.
  • Find and identify key edible and poisonous plants 
  • Learn about the best edible seaweeds and shellfish 
  • Harvest mindfully, with an appreciation of sustainability and pollution risks 
  • Enjoy a wild cook-in in a spectacular location, showcasing the tastiest spring plants and seaweeds 
  • Learn to roll your own wild sushi 
  • Learn about plant lore and traditional uses 
  • Discover useful and medicinal plants 
  • Exciting and unusual wild foods from further afield 
  • Great outdoor fun and learning for all age 
  • Food treats en-route from Foodie Quine 
Expect: 

  • Up to 2 miles over 3 hours gentle walking, mostly on paths, occasionally on rocky/steep beach or foreshore 
  • Wild tasters during the walk and a wild cook-in on the shore half way round. Please note - this is not a full meal 
  • There are no toilet facilities or built shelter on the route or at the meeting point - be equipped in the event of poor weather 
  • Suitable for children over 8 and adults of moderate fitness 


Please sign up, tell your friends and spread the word. There are only 20 places available on each day and its first come first served.

Book your place via my Eventbrite page

If you have any queries drop me an email claire@foodiequine.co.uk and I'll be happy to help. 

1 comment :

  1. Foraging days are immense fun! I went mushroom hunting in Manchester when I lived 'Down South' and I hung on my mycologist's every word!

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