Wildfood Land Foraging
Introductory half day forage and feasting experience
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR:
Aimed at adults but children are welcome to join their parents. Anyone who has an interest in gardening, in wild food, foraging or indigenous edibles. Chefs wanting to discover new ingredients or foodies wanting to play with the diverse wild flavours in our Indigenous edibles. People interested in Fynbos, in vegetable gardening, self sufficiency, in the Slow Food movement or those that just want to have a unique and delicious experience at a beautiful venue with like minded people.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Each course is different according to the season and availability in the gardens and the bush. Explore the gardens, discover and pick edible floral foods and fresh organic vegetables. Forage for indigenous edibles, learn how to sustainably harvest them, utilize them in your kitchen, grow them in your garden and some of their medicinal properties. Learn about wild herbs and how to preserve and prepare them. After snacks and a gathering tour we will get creative in the foraging classroom kitchen and prepare and share a feast.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
This half day course includes wild food snacks and drinks, a delicious three course lunch based on ingredients foraged, harvested and prepared by the group. You will also receive information notes and recipes on the plants that we will use in the meal.
WHAT TO BRING:
Gumboots or comfortable walking shoes, raincoat/sun hat – suitable outdoor gear. A pen and paper for taking notes. Cameras are welcome. Don’t forget an open mind and your sense of humour!
You can also enjoy a 10% discount in the nursery retail should you wish to purchase any indigenous plants for your garden.
Veld and Sea cabin at the Good Hope Gardens Nursery, Plateau Rd (M65),Cape Point
IS THIS SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS:
Yes – all the dishes on this course are vegetarian, and all food intolerances are catered for if you let us know in well advance.