Fungi and Wild Food Forage

Forager extraordinaire Mark Williams of Galloway Wild Foods visited us on a couple of occasions a few years ago in Spring and again in Autumn. Mark took us on an amazing journey of discovery through the woods and hedgerows in and around Roulotte Retreat.

We learned about edible fungi, plants and fruits of autumn, enjoying a wild cook-in and taster session afterwards. We highly recommend Mark and would encourage anyone to find out more about the wonderful bounty that is right under their nose.

Mark's website is packed full of incredible information, check it out here.

We have been on another foraging foray recently in Dumfries and Galloway and have exciting new foraging ideas for Roulotte Retreat .... watch this space!

Wildflowers and vegetables
What can you expect to learn with a foraging journey with Mark?
  • Find and identify important fungi species
  • How to spot the dangerously poisonous mushroom families and species
  • Edible plants and fruits of the season
  • Tips from an experienced forager on how to home in and confidently identify the best wild ingredients
  • Expand your existing knowledge if you have tried foraging before
  • Medicinal, craft and bushcraft uses of plants and fungi
  • Fungi and plant folklore and tales of foraging derring-do
  • How to harvest, clean, prepare and preserve wild ingredients
  • Wild cooking tips and recipes
  • Enjoy wild tasters and treats during the exploratory walk

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