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Autumn Foraging

Select either 22nd September, 24th November, then click on the time

  • 45 British pounds
  • Various locations all within 30 mins of Worthing

Course Description

Course Dates 2024 22nd September 24th November Each season brings its own nourishment with it. Autumn with its spectacular auburn colours offers delights such as nuts and seeds, autumn berries and wild greens. Fungi are particularly common in the Autumn we are almost certain to encounter a few on the course. WHAT YOU WILL BE LEARNING ON THE COURSE The course is tailored to introduce you to a variety of wild edible and medicinal plants and fungi. We will give you keys to identifying the wild plants you encounter and any lookalikes you may want to avoid and you will learn ways to use the species you come across on the day. We'll encounter common plants that are easy to recognise and versatile for everyday usage, some that are sort after as gourmet cuisine fit for even royalty and perhaps even some that are deadly. There will be an emphasis on sustainable practices so you can forage with a clear conscience. COURSE DETAILS The course will be held within a 30 minute drive from Worthing and are run at various locations. The locations are cherry picked for each course, the one which is most abundant for your course date will be the one we are visiting. they can be held in Worthing or on the outskirts, as far North east as Henfield and as far North West Amberley. They will run for approximately 3 hours and are a circular walk finishing where we started. The walk will be gentle along country tracks and off paths, you will need to be fit enough to walk the routes. An email will be sent two days prior to the event with the exact location and anticipated conditions for the day. It would be convenient to drive as the locations are often remote. On occasions lift shares can be organised. We will be having tasters on route and typically finish with botanical drinks. Under 18's are free. WHAT TO BRING Wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions and seasons. Bring any refreshments you may need such as water and snacks. Wear comfy walking shoes. If the conditions are expected to be muddy you will be advised suitable footwear in the email Bring a basket or container or cloth bag to store any foraged food you would like to take home. We discourage the use of plastic bags to store foraged food in. A note pad and pen to write down information with. Alternatively; A camera to take pictures or for filming.

Contact Details


Worthing, UK

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