| home | search | back |
helmdon.com®
 

home > parish council > village notice board > spring foraging course


 

Village Notice Board

 

                

Spring Foraging at Bay Tree Cottage!

About My Area

Author: Helen Martindale

Published: 2nd May 2017

Spring Foraging at Bay Tree Cottage!

                                      Spring Foraging at Bay Tree Cottage!
 
Many people will have been out and about in the countryside over the Bank Holiday weekend, leaving them intrigued to know what edible plants are growing in the hedgerows. Now they have the chance to find out as Bay Tree Cottage in Farthingstone, near Towcester, is holding a special Spring Foraging workshop!
 
Expert forager, Geoff Dann, is leading the workshop on Saturday 13 May from 10am-3.30pm, enabling people to explore the Northamptonshire countryside and discover the abundance of wild food that is available in the hedgerows and woodlands, from wood sorrel, wild garlic, hogweed shoots, common nettles and hairy bittercress to new hawthorn and beech leaves. Also covered will be the plants to avoid, including the poisonous Lords & Ladies, foxgloves, common ragwort and hemlock water dropwort.
 
Jenny Dicks from Bay Tree Cottage commented: “Geoff’s knowledge is second to none and this workshop is a fantastic opportunity to learn about some of the edible plants that are on our doorstep. With delicious ‘elevenses’ provided during the morning, a late homemade lunch on return, and a chance to ask any final questions, the day promises to leave all attendees fully equipped and confident to continue foraging when they get home.” 

Places are limited to 12 people and cost £95 per person
 
For more information on the workshop, or to book, please visit 
http://www.btcworkshops.co.uk/ or call 01327 361720.

                                                       

               

     

 

home > parish council > village notice board > spring foraging course

_________________________________________________________________________

| home | search | back | top
helmdon.com®