Dartmoor's Daughter is again partnering with Daniel Thompson-Mills, Wild food Practitioner and Teacher, to share the joys of finding and eating wild foods. This foray around Steward Wood will open the world of edible spring plants to those who wish to discover and share knowledge.
You will learn:
* The benefits of foraging
* The Golden Rules of foraging
* Classifying plants by family
* Some medicinal uses of plants
* Wild food recipes
* The basics of preserving foods
You will, of course, sample lots of yummy wild goodies, both fresh and preserved, and be introduced to many guidebooks and websites on the subject.
Daniel Thompson-Mills has been living at Steward Wood as part of the low impact eco-community there for 17 years. He has been a wild food practitioner and teacher for 20 years. He has a passion for facilitating nature connection and as well as teaching bushcraft and nature awareness skills, he is an archery instructor.
£18 per adult (with children under 8 free, and 8-16 years £5)
Level: 2 out of 5. The walk is approximately 1 mile and will be a slow pace but you need to be comfortable with some uphill and occasionally muddy path in the woods.
What to bring: Sturdy walking shoes, warm layers, waterproofs (whatever the weather forecast). And please bring some food to complement the wild salad we will collect for lunch.
Where to meet: Carpark at entrance to Steward Wood. We will meet you there and walk you up to the woodland.
Directions: Please see http://www.stewardwood.org/gettinghere.ghtml
Car sharing is encouraged.
Cost: £18 per adult (with children under 8 free, and 8-16 years £5). Pre-booking essential.
Cancellation: The event will go ahead come rain or shine. Sorry no refunds unless event is postponed or cancelled.
Risk: No liability accepted for accidents or incidents.