Seashore Foraging Walks

15.0045.00

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

Date: Saturday 29th June 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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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.

This walk will focus on the seaweeds and plants that we find on the day. We will identify and taste some of the seasonal plants, berries and sea vegetables that we find 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 and share ideas of how to incorporate their mega healthy properties into an everyday diet.

Some of the plants we will cover include:

  • Sea Beet
  • Sea Radish
  • Sea Buckthorn
  • Rosehip
  • Rock Samphire
  • Mallow
  • Wild carrot

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!

Venue: Donabate, Co. Dublin

Date: Saturday 29th June 2024

Time:
11:00am: Meet at the Fonté coffee truck in the outdoor seating area at The Shoreline Hotel, Donabate, Co Dublin
1:00pm:   Finish (approx)

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 above. You will receive an email with further information nearer to the date of the walk.

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

Please note: I don’t have an automated booking system in place so if there is a short delay between your booking and receiving your confirmation email, please don’t worry!

If you have any enquiries or would like to book a custom workshop, please Contact Us.

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