Wild Food

From luscious wild garlic in the spring to fabulous fungi in the autumn, learn how to find abundance in every season with expert landscape ecologist and forager, Adrian Boots. There’s always plenty to find in nature’s larder, if you know what to look for!

Adrian is passionate about wild food and enjoying the fruits of the ‘quiet hunt’. Rather than just teaching a list of wild foods, he enjoys helping people understand the connections between habitat and species so that they develop a more holistic understanding of wild food within the context of the landscape, and our fundamental relationship with food and the natural world.


Learn all about the 4 F’s and take a deep dive into what’s in season.

Foliage – Flowers – Fruit – Fungi 

Hone your identification skills by focusing on the 3 W’s – What, When and Where, and learn to read the landscape.

Join us for an inspiring day at our private venue on top of the Mendip Hills from 10am to 2pm. Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival, seasonal wild food foray, a cook up & tasting of our finds, followed by a light foragers lunch.

DATES – Spring 2024 – Flowers and Leafy greens – Sunday 14 April 2024 – spaces available 

DATES – Autumn 2024 – Fungi, Fruits & Nuts Foray – Dates coming soon

Book your place by calling 07787 446615 or email [email protected] 


Arrival, tea/coffee & biscuits, Introduction & H&S

Foray across fields, picking, discussing and tasting as we go

Back to base – Light foragers lunch 

Short cookery discussion & demo; Q&A

Tea/coffee & biscuits


Adults £65 per person. Under 16’s £25 per person if accompanied by a full paying adult (maximum two under 16’s with one adult). Book on two foray dates for £5 off each – a discounted price of £120 adults or £40 under 16’s. Previous attendees can book at a discounted price of £5 off per person – must book direct, not via Eventbrite or Craft Courses, thank you. 


Please contact us for availability. Adrian can tailor an event to suit your interests
whether a family outing, corporate event or presentation.

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Photos from a recent foray (thanks to our good friend Seb Rogers)