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  • Greener Kirkcaldy - Spring Foraging for Wild Edibles

    Created: 20/02/2019

    When: 10.00am-12.30pm, Saturday 06 April 2019
    Where: Ravenscraig Walled Garden, Dysart Road, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2TA
    This event is being organised by Greener Kirkcaldy
    Costs
    Places for voluntary sector delegates (staff, committee members or volunteers) 22.50 per person
    Places for non-voluntary sector delegates are 22.50 per person


    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    The new green shoots of spring are packed full of vitamins and minerals for us to use bringing a refreshing zing to our cooking after winter. Learn how to identify and use garden herbs and plants such as nettles, wild garlic, chickweed and dandelion - and then they'll discuss how to turn them into pesto, soups and teas. They will take a leisurely walk round their walled garden wilder areas, identifying which of their common plants can be harvested sustainably to make into tasty spring recipes. Then they'll return to the garden cabin to have some delicious, fresh herbal tea and make some herbal salad vinegar to take home.

    The tutor for the class will be Simone Melanie from Solar Ripe. There will be a mix of theory and practical hands-on activities, including walking around the garden. No experience necessary. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and walking footwear. There is disabled parking on site and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

    Booking is required as spaces are limited. To book your place please click here.

    Full price: £22.50, Greener Kirkcaldy members/volunteers: £20.25, Concessions*: £18 *Students (full time), Senior Citizens (65+), eligible benefits (Income Support, Working Tax Credit, Income based Jobseeker's Allowance, Income based Employment and Support Allowance, Housing Benefit and Universal Credit). Proof of eligibility may be requested when booking, or on arrival at event.

    If you wish to book using a Greener Kirkcaldy Gift Voucher, please call them on 01592 858 458.


    Phone: 01592 858 458
    E-mail: [email protected]


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