Foraging and Wildcrafting Series: Wild Garlic and Edible Spring Greens 26/27 March 2022 with Courtney and Michael White of Rural Courses

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If you’re interested in sustainability, foraging, local wild food, herbal medicine, fermentation and food preservation processes- we will offer you a full day educational experience in a beautiful outdoor rural location. 

The group will split into two and half will go with Michael from Rural Courses for an in-depth exploration of wild greens, safe foraging practices, and a dive into the wealth of edible tasty wild greens, salad greens, shoots and sap options in March.

We will forage for an array of fantastic seasonal greens, salad leaves and edible shoots. The local wild superfoods: NettlesCleavers, Dandelion, Garlic Mustard, Alexanders, Wild Garlic, Common Hogweed among many others. We will also learn about any dangerous look-alikes and things to avoid.  

Of course we never stop looking for edible or medicinal fungi and we might come across these if we are lucky: Turkey Tail, Birch Polypore, Oyster, Velvet Shank, Artist Conk, Jelly ear.   

You’ll swap over and have a wildcrafting and preservation demo with Courtney of food preservation methods including fermentation, vinegars, oxymels, dehydration, salts, honey and alcohol etc. We will learn and sample methods to help preserve the harvest in ways to enjoy throughout the year. 

There will be plenty of wild food tasters, a light lunch and drinks to sample and share together on the day.

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What: the Foraging and Wildcrafting Series: Wild Garlic and Edible Spring Greens

Where: Co Wicklow- the location will be disclosed closer to the date. You may need a car to travel, but we can arrange collection from a nearby train or bus if needed. 

When: 2 dates are available: 

Saturday 26 March. Time: 1030-1630 

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Sunday 27 March Time: 930-1530

*PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE ON SUNDAY STARTS EARLIER

How Much: €110 Early Bird/ €135 Full Price

Early bird tickets are available until the 9th February and are full price of €135 after that date. 

To book your place- click here: https://hipsandhawswildcrafts.clr.events/event/131817:foraging-and-wildcrafting-series-wild-garlic-and-edible-spring-greens-26-27-march-2022

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You must dress appropriately for a day spent outdoors, hiking boots are helpful. Sorry for this event no young children or dogs. You must be physically fit for a day spent wandering the wilderness with hills and uneven ground.  Bookings for all of my events will close 2 weeks before the event takes place. In this case, the event will close to all new bookings on 12 March 2022. We will be in touch with you before the event takes place to share the location with those that have booked their place

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FAQ’s /Terms and Conditions:

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All ticket sales are final, we do not offer refunds or rescheduling. 

This is in order to care for our energy in organising and running events as well as due to the fact that otherwise this place could have been offered to someone else.
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**COVID precautions in relation to ticket sales: all ticket sales are final according to the policy above. However if you are exposed to Covid or in quarantine, you may choose to gift your ticket to someone else in your place. 
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If we have to change the date of an event due to severe weather warnings or government guidelines, or for any other reason- we will issue you with a voucher which can be used on a future workshop.

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You can book your place for this event here: https://hipsandhawswildcrafts.clr.events/event/131817:foraging-and-wildcrafting-series-wild-garlic-spring-greens-and-fungi-26-27-march-2022

or should you prefer to gift this experience to a loved one, you can buy a voucher here: https://www.hipsandhaws.com/shop/

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