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The Wild Kitchen: Summer Bounty
Aug
11
10:00 AM10:00

The Wild Kitchen: Summer Bounty

Head into the woods with us to learn all about seasonal foraging!

Don't be fooled by our cool, wet summers, Scotland has an abundance of food growing wild just outside our doorsteps. Our summer foraging workshop will focus on the greens, early berries, flowers and roots readily available in Summer in Scotland.  Kat will also show you her super secret chanterelle mushroom patch!!

We will focus on identification and uses of wild plants that can be easily found in the landscape of the UK.  The farm sits in a unique position at the border of upland and lowland geography, so we will give you the tools to start foraging in your own neck of the woods!!

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The Wild Kitchen: Autumn Abundance
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

The Wild Kitchen: Autumn Abundance

Head into the woods with us to learn all about seasonal foraging!

Scotland has an abundance of food growing wild just outside our doorsteps. Our autumn foraging workshop will focus on the greens, fruits, flowers and roots readily available in Autumn in Scotland.  Kat will also show you her super secret chanterelle mushroom patch and sloe bushes!! The farm sits at a border between upland and lowland geography, giving us an excellent mix of plants to forage.  We will gather a range of easily accessible plants that you should be able to find in your own local areas, we will focus on clear identification and both food and medicinal uses to give you a wide range of uses for your treasured finds. 

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Natural Home and Beauty
Oct
6
11:00 AM11:00

Natural Home and Beauty

In this day - long course, you will learn the basics of making your own natural products for around your home and for your bathroom cabinet.  We will focus on foraged items, natural basic ingredients and kitchen essentials to help you take control over the chemicals entering your home.

The course will cover:

Natural Washing Powder
Cold Process Soap (we will make a basic goat's milk soap)
Essential Salves
Natural Deodorant 
Natural Toothpaste
Basic Cleaners for the Home

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The Wild Feast: Spring Greens
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

The Wild Feast: Spring Greens

Head into the woods with us to learn all about seasonal foraging!

If spring foraging had a colour, it would be the deep green of nettles, mixed with the white froth of elderflowers. The focus will be on the greens, flowers and roots readily available in late-Spring in Scotland.  The farm sits at a border between upland and lowland geography, giving us an excellent mix of plants to forage.  We will gather a range of easily accessible plants that you should be able to find in your own local areas, we will focus on clear identification and both food and medicinal uses to give you a wide range of uses for your treasured finds. 

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