Foraging foods tour Learn about edibles, medicines, poisonous, folklore, and more 6hrs, 09:00-15:00 Want to get closer to Mother Nature and unearth her transformative powers? Our foraging and medicinal day and multi-day tramps introduce you to the wild edibles and natural healers that are all around us. Available in Auckland, we help you find it and eat it by identifying…
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Foraging foods tour
Learn about edibles, medicines, poisonous, folklore, and more
Want to get closer to Mother Nature and unearth her transformative powers? Our foraging and medicinal day and multi-day tramps introduce you to the wild edibles and natural healers that are all around us.
Available in Auckland, we help you find it and eat it by identifying and discovering the range of foods and medicines that are in season. We show you how and where to forage in a safe and sustainable way.
We are lucky in New Zealand to have one of the richest species diversities of seaweeds in the world. With at least over 900 species of which 50 can be readily used.
Let us guide you through some of our wonderful countryside, picking wild ingredients that can not only be eaten, but are tasty and good for you. From mushrooms to weeds, porcini to broom flowers, you'll be surprised at what can easily be found and eaten outside your back door. You will get the chance to cook and sample some foods in the field in nearby areas.
We not only feed our bodies with highly nutritious food that has not been tempered with through breeding techniques to increase shelf life and transportability, but we also feed our soul, reduce stress and reconnect to our primal inner being. For millions of years humans ate what they gathered on a daily basis. That we are removed from growing and foraging our food and are now buying it from a supermarket is only a blink in the timeline of human evolution. Connecting to our roots can have a significant effect on us.
During this foraging tour you will learn about many edible greens that are widespread throughout New Zealand and that can be found in many backyards. We will explain their nutritional and medicinal value and easy ways to prepare them.
- First Aid Kit
- Hot thermos
- Emergency shelter
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- hands on, practical skills & knowledge that you can use in your own life
- identify confidently a range of wild edible and medicinal plants and become empowered to incorporate those into your everyday lifestyle for better health & wellbeing
- booklet containing over 15 wild edible and medicinal plants in detail with images, nutritional and medicinal value and a range of recipes
- delicious and nutritious lunch
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This changes depending on what we do and where we go, but generic items are:
- Thermal bottom leggings,
- Thin merino shirt / thermal shirt x 2
- Fleece jumper x1
- Woolen jumper x1
- Wind and Rain-proof Jacket
- Warm beanie
- Neck warmer / scarf
- Warm gloves
- Closed-toe footwear
- Personal medication
- Water bottle,
- Head torch,
- Waterproof pack liner
- Backpack to put all of the above in
All of the above is available to rent / hire / buy
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