2nd Spring Foraging for Food | Sunday 9th September | 10am – 4pm


2nd Spring Foraging for Food | Sunday 9th September | 10am – 4pm


Our one day foraging for food experience will be hosted by Richard Mawby and includes foraging and cooking experience, light lunch served with local wine. Scroll down for full details. Space is limited so book now. 


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Foraging in the Wild with Richard Mawby

Sunday 9th September 2018 |   10am until 4pm

Richard will be joining us back at the estate for another informative, fun and exciting experience of foraging in the wild.

Wander through the vineyard as Richard points out all the edible plants which could make a healthy addition to your diet. You’ll be encouraged to enjoy the pure and natural flavours of freshly harvested plants as Richard introduces unique flavours you can weave into your meals. By the end of the session, you should be able to confidently identify several edible wild plants and will go home with lots of ideas to try in your own kitchen. You will also get the chance to get hands-on with some of the plants you have foraged and learn how to prepare and made some great dishes.



Outline of the day

10:00 Welcome, refreshments, orientation, health & safety

10:15 Introduction to Richard Mawby, his principles and why he ‘re-wilded’

10:30 Establish what participants want to get out of the day

10:45 Guided walk, talk and forage along the hedgerows and around the lake collecting berries, fruits and leaves ready for afternoons making session

1:30 – 2.00 Light lunch break – vegetarian lunch with a glass of local wine

2:00 – Food tasting and prepare foraged foods from earlier to create a suitable dishes, eg pizza toppings, fruit pastries ready to eat

16:00 Participants depart with Forager’s Cheat Sheet



About Richard Mawby

Based in Northampton, Richard follows a primal ideal, reconnecting with nature and thriving on locally sourced wild animal products, foraged plants and raw goat’s milk. He explains: “Foraging is a great way to re-learn the connection we once had with the wild, to be at one with your surroundings, experience nature and to re-tune with your instincts. This workshop is a practical, hands-on approach to dining from nature’s pantry and the vineyard couldn’t be a more perfect location.”


To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 15.

For more information about this event or other Rural Antics workshops, contact Hanwell Wine Estate, events@ruralantics.co.uk or 01949 81393

For frequently asked questions about our workshops visit our FAQ page – click here


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