Our one day foraging for food experience will be hosted by Richard Mawby and includes a homemade two course lunch served with local wine. Scroll down for full details & to register your interest for future dates.
One Day Foraging Workshop with Richard Mawby
With the success of the workshop held in spring and another over summer, we plan to hold more foraging workshops soon! Please email us to register your interest for future workshops.
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.
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.”
Outline of the day
10:00 Welcome, 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
12:00 Lunch break – vegetarian lunch with a glass of local wine
12:45 Introduction to grape growing in the vineyard
13:15 Walking and foraging past the lake into the meadow
15:45 Review of day
16:00 Participants depart with Forager’s Cheat Sheet
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or 01949 81393