Foraging Events

Introduction to Foraging Workshop
Introduction to Foraging Workshops
Join me in my garden where I will teach you how to safely identify native Irish plants and herbs, with plenty of tips on using them to create tasty and nutritious wild food dishes, drinks and simple herbal remedies. You will learn about the Forager's Code, which encourages safe, respectful and responsible foraging. Safety is key so the focus will be on giving you the knowledge that will allow you to forage with confidence. Everyone will receive a free photo identification eBook on native Irish edible and medicinal wild plants.

Venue: The Herb Garden, Naul, Co. Dublin

Date: Saturday 25th May 2024 Meeting point: The Seamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, Co Dublin Time: 10:45 to 13:00 Cost: ADULTS: €45.00 (Including a photo identification eBook on native Irish edible and medicinal wild plants) CHILDREN: €15.00 (under 16 years old) PRE-SCHOOL: Free for pre-school children Booking: You can book and pay online by clicking on the link below. You will receive an email with further information nearer to the date of the walk. If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom workshop, please Contact Us.
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St Johns Wort Tincture
Medicinal Herb Workshops

Join me at The Herb Garden where we will start by identifying some of the most important native Irish wild medicinal herbs and learning about their beneficial properties.

The identification session will be followed by a practical demonstration on the various methods I use to make medicinal herbal teas, infusions, oils, tinctures and poultices, using both fresh and dried herbs.

You will have an opportunity to taste a range of herbal teas. Bring your own keep cup if you have one. Itinerary and Booking

Venue: The Herb Garden and The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, Co. Dublin

Date: Saturday 18th May 2024 10:45: Meet outside The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre in Naul Village 11:00 - 13:00: Plant identification session at The Herb Garden 13:00 - 14:00: Lunch at The Cottage Café at The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre 14:00 - 16:00: Practical demonstration at The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre Cost: €85 Cost includes the following:
  • Herbal tea tastings
  • Photo eBook on native Irish wild herbs and their uses
  • Herb Tea eBooklet on making herbal teas for common ailments
  • Notes on making the herbal preparations that we will cover in the workshop
Please note the cost of lunch is not included, but you can bring a packed lunch if you wish. Booking: Click on the link below If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom workshop, please Contact Us.
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Basket of seaweed
Seashore Foraging Walks
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: Donabate, Co. Dublin Dates: Saturday 27th April 2024; Saturday 4th May 2024 Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm Cost: ADULT: €45.00 (Including a photo identification eBook on the native Irish coastal plants and seaweeds that we will see and discuss on the walk) CHILD: €15 (under 16 years old) PRE-SCHOOL: Free for pre-school children Booking: You can book and pay online by clicking on the link below. You will receive an email with further information nearer to the date of the walk. If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom workshop, please Contact Us.
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Wild Garlic Foraging
Wild Garlic Foraging Experience
Join me in my garden where I will teach you how to safely identify native Irish plants and herbs, with plenty of tips on using them to create tasty and nutritious wild food dishes. I will then bring you to a nearby location where you can sustainably harvest your own wild garlic to take home. You will learn about the Forager’s Code, which encourages safe, respectful and responsible foraging. Safety is key so the focus will be on giving you the knowledge that will allow you to forage with confidence. Everyone will receive an e-book on wild garlic, covering identification, harvesting, preparation and my own original recipes, including recipes for wild garlic soup and wild garlic pesto. Venue: The Herb Garden, Naul, Co. Dublin Date: Saturday 20th April 2024 Time: 11:00am: Meet The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre, Naul, Co Dublin 1:00pm:   Finish (approx) Cost: ADULTS: €45.00 (Including a 24 page Wild Garlic eBook) CHILDREN: €15.00 (under 16 years old) PRE-SCHOOL: Free for pre-school children Booking: You can book and pay online by clicking on the link below. You will receive an email with further information nearer to the date of the walk. If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom workshop, please Contact Us.
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