Our foraging courses and wild food walks have been running for a number of years now. We’ve taught hundreds, if not thousands of happy new and experienced foragers across the country. The days are always fun, with plenty of laughs making it an enjoyable day out.
We sell courses in advance as presents, let us know (dave (at) selfsufficientish.com) if you want us to send you a wild food course voucher to give as a Christmas or Birthday present.
Day courses are £35 per person with discounts for bookings of three or more people.
If you don’t see a course in your area and can get a few people together then email (dave (at) selfsufficientish.com) to see if he will put on a private wild food walk for you. Prices for private bookings start at £200 a day depending on location.
|Date||Location||Type of Course|
|22nd March 2014||Bradford on Avon||Afternoon course Foraging course|
|29th March 2014||Bristol||Afternoon course Foraging course|
|5th April 2014||Oxford||Afternoon course Foraging course|
The courses are run by Dave Hamilton who is a qualified Gardener, Nutritionist and Adult Educator. He’s foraged with TV’s Mary Berry and Ben Fogle, been featured in the Guardian , taught National Trust wardens and worked at the Eden Project.
He has a tried and tested teaching method enabling you to correctly identify many different wild foods on your next trip out. Feedback has always been positive after the event and we’ve had many emails describing all the lovely foraged meals, pickles and jams people have made having been inspired by the courses.
This year to cater for an ever growing demand we are putting a range of wild food courses to suit every budget across the country from Northampton and Oxford in the Midlands down to London and the throughout the South West.
A broad range of habitats on this course from managed gardens to meadowland, hedgerow and woodland. Sample some delicious snacks and have a little something to take home at the end of the course. The day is suitable for both beginners and those wishing to build on existing knowledge.
It might be wrong to have favourites but Oxford is my favourite place to teach. The course is really diverse and always full of surprises. A chance to sample spring greens, native plants and go away with an extensive knowledge of wild food plants. Like the other courses it doesn’t matter if you are a first time forager or a seasoned wild food gatherer, there is always more to learn and questions that can be answered.
Cancel two weeks prior to the course date then you will receive a full refund. Cancel between two weeks and 1 week before the course date you can still retrieve 50% of the course fees. There are no refunds for those who wish to cancel less than a week before the course. There may be a chance to rebook on a later course but this may include an admin fee.