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What: 📅 Wild Food Weekend Workshop with Veld and Sea - 20 & 21 July

Wild Food Weekend Workshop with Veld and Sea - 20 & 21 July


Where: 🕳 Veld and Sea

How much:

🎟️ R3000.00Quicket

WILD FOOD WEEKEND WORKSHOPSat 29 & Sun 30 June11am - 5pm

Held in the Veld and Sea Glasshouse, kitchen cabin and surrounding cultivated gardens and fynbos mountainside. Join Roushanna Gray and the Veld and Sea team on this multi day workshop that will empower you with the skills and confidence to further your connection to your food, the seasons and cycles of nature through this immersive learning experience. Discover how to use local edible plants, wild herbs, backyard weeds and edible flowers as an everyday kitchen staple and how to plant, prepare and preserve moments of time for your wild pantry.

Enjoy wild food, welcome snacks and wild herbal tea, an introduction to the art of sustainable foraging, wild flavours and fire cooking We will embark on integration exercises into our natural surroundings, learning to become aware of the signs of nature and heightened perception through expanding our senses. You will be led on a foraging walk in search of a selection of wild and seasonal ingredients from the mountainside, farm and gardens that we will use in our weekend meals.


Intro, sustainability, plant and land relationships, seasons and cyclesGarden and mountain walk, forage and harvest sessionPlant identificationLunch, solo walks and sketching in natureGroup discussion, plant processing, tea and cake


Recipe creations and cooking demosCulinary applications and medicinal properties of the plants harvestedLunch, solo nature immersion/plant study/harvesting walksTincture makingWild library, dessert and farewell

Recipes and demos include:

· Fire cider· Tincture making· Wild greens pesto· Wild syrups· Infused ricotta· Herbal and floral salts· Winter greens fire bread

PLEASE BRING:Notebook and penA basket and secateurs/scissorsComfortable walking shoes & all weather outdoor gearAn apronA sense of adventure

INCLUDED:Notes and recipes PDF booklet, 3 x wild flavoured products created on the day plus 3 x edible wild herb plants to take home.

BONUS:A selection of indigenous medicinal and edible plants will be available for sale.

PRICE:R3000 per person2 x WOC scholarship tickets are available for this event, please email for details.