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Summer Foraging & Wild Edibles Dinner

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Experience hosted by Ruthie

4 hours
Includes food, drinks, equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

We will spend 2 hours walking the trails of beautiful acreage. Learn to identify, collect and discuss processing of Mushrooms, Mustard, nettle, Ramps, Spruce tips (amongst other notables). Back at the Farmhouse participants will learn how to process all the finds then enjoy a 4 course meal prepared by Chef Ruthie and Heriter Farms owner Valencia. This is an intense field practicum with a 4 course meal around a beautiful hand built stone outdoor fire BBQ. Organic raised ingredients. Participants of this Workshop and Meal will be required to dress appropriate for all weather including tick spray. We will eat all that we find in a beautiful setting over looking the sun set and a working farm of Highland cows. This farm is certified ECO-Cert. When booking please indicate dietary requirements (Vegan/ Vegetarian/ Omnivore
Other things to note
This is an outdoor foraging and dinning event. Bring your appetite and curiosity.
Please let us know of any dietary requests in advance
We will spend 2 hours walking the trails of beautiful acreage. Learn to identify, collect and discuss processing of Mushrooms, Mustard, nettle, Ramps, Spruce tips (amongst other notables). Back at the Farmhouse participants will learn how to process all the finds then enjoy a 4 course meal prepared by Chef Ruthie and Heriter Farms owner Valencia. This is an intense field practicum with a 4 course meal around a beautiful hand built stone outdoor…

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What's included

  • Food
    A 4 course wild crafted meal done over an open fire. Will include all Wild...
  • Drinks
    All of your beverages will be supplied along with a wine pairing for each c...
  • Equipment
    We will supply all foraging collection baskets and tools for each participa...
From $95
/person
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Meet your host, Ruthie

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • Identity verified
I am a Mushroom & Wild edibles expert. I am currently a guest lecturer for the local Horticultural Society, CRCA, and will be a guest lecturer at Queens University. I am also a chef of 25 years and a former restaurant owner. I have mushroom picked on 3 continents with over 40 years experience. I have been cooking with indigenous foods for over 15 years. Local and National newspapers have written about my work. https://www.thewhig.com/life/food/a-foraging-dinner-at-topsy-farms is one example. https://www.ledevoir.com/vivre/549373/escapade-promenons-nous-dans-les-bois is another
I am a Mushroom & Wild edibles expert. I am currently a guest lecturer for the local Horticultural Society, CRCA, and will be a guest lecturer at Queens University. I am also a chef of 25 years and a former restaurant owner. I have mushroom picked on 3 continents with over 40 years experience. I have been cooking with indigenous foods for over 15 years. Local and National newspapers have written about my work. https://www.thewhig.com/life/food/a-foraging-dinner-at-topsy-farms is one example. htt…
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Where you'll be

The walking workshop will be on 100 acres of mixed woods. The meal will be located at the Farmhouse overlooking stunning fields around a hand built stone fire BBQ.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Good hiking shoes and apparel