SEASHORE FORAGING WALK

Sunday 3rd November, 2pm – 4pm
Donabate, County Dublin

With Denise Dunne from The Herb Garden

Wild leaves, flowers, berries, seeds, roots and seaweeds have been used for food and healing by all cultures for thousands of years. Our hedgerows, fields, parks, urban areas and coastlines are abundant with useful wild plants.

Learn how to safely identify native Irish coastal plants, herbs, seaweeds and shellfish, with plenty of tips on using them to create tasty and nutritious wild food dishes, drinks and simple herbal remedies.

Venue: Meet at the Martello Tower at Donabate, Co. Dublin (beside the Shoreline Hotel)
Date: Sunday 3rd November 2019
Time: 2pm to 4pm
Cost: €20 (Children under 16 years old free when accompanied by a paying adult).

 

Enquiries: Contact Denise on 087 2758896 or email denise@theherbgarden.ie

This walk will mainly focus on the plants in the area and we will discuss their associated folklore, along with their culinary and medicinal uses. We will also identify the seaweeds that we find on the beach.

We will have a seashell hunt for the children, where they will have a set amount of time to collect as many different shells as they can find and then we will try to identify them. Make sure they bring along their seaside buckets!

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