Cardiff, Bute Park Spring Foraging Courses
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ABOUT THE COURSE
Due to its mixed habitat, this beautiful city centre park is surprisingly plentiful in wild plant, flower and mushroom species throughout the year.
We will meet at the Castle Street entrance to the park, outside the Pettigrew tearooms. The course starts there with a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes, where they relate to foragers. Refreshments are available from the cafe.
Then we’ll set off on a roughly 2.5 hour walk around the park and along the River Taff, teaching you how to identify the different Spring shoots, plants, flowers and hopefully mushrooms that we find.
There will be a break along the way for some homemade refreshments such as our lovely hogweed and wild garlic soup.
After the walk, we will end the day with a tasty wild food lunch based on what we have found. This will include some treats made from our recent finds, a wild salad that we will pick on the day and possibly even some wild garlic pesto.
After the course, we will email you a list of everything we talk about on the day to help you to remember what you have learnt.
For a detailed review of our Cardiff courses you can read Hungry City Hippy’s review here.
WHERE TO MEET
The Castle Street entrance to the park, outside the Pettigrew tearooms.