Wild Edibles Infield Trip Details
2 hour tour
All Covid-19 outdoor protocols will be observed
$59 pp+ tip/tax
Private tours available (email us for pricing/dates)
Wild plants: Vancouver locations
Wild Mushrooms: Lower Mainland
Meeting point changes seasonally – we’ll email details prior to the tour
Wild Mushroom Education Field Trip
This foray will focus on how to identify wild mushrooms like porcini, chanterelle, honey, wild oysters and more. Our ever-popular “Wild Edible Identification Trips” are 2-hour easy rainforest walking trips with an expert myco-guide through BC’s forest to identify whatever we find and they book up fast! Note that this is a class not a harvesting trip.
Spring & Summer Plant Infield Trip
Learn how to identify BC coastal wild foods; berries, edible trees, shoots and leaves, great for food nerds and hikers. Fiddleheads, licorice fern, big leaf maple flowers, nettles, elderflowers, oyster mushrooms and wild camomile to name a few. This is a guided 2 hour walk exploring and identifying all that spring or summer offers.
ONLINE – Mushroom Foraging Trip
You’re invited to join Chef Robin Kort on a virtual mushroom foraging trip. Learn how to safely identify 25 different wild mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest. Learn how to ID, when and where to find culinary mushrooms like chanterelles and one of the most expensive mushrooms on the globe, the prized matsutake.
ONLINE: Virtual Foraging Survival
You’ll learn how to find food in a pinch and where to safely forage in the Pacific Northwest. Chef Robin Kort will show you how to find sustainable edible wild weeds, nutrient rich plants for survival and beach forage superfoods like seaweeds and shellfish. We’ll cover any plants you should avoid and simple cooking methods for the food you find in this online program. One year access: BOOK HERE
ONLINE: Edible Medicinal Plants
June 15th, this online program will focus on how to identify wild medicinal plants and how they are made into beautiful herbal medicines. Join us for 2 hours with aboriginal Metis herbalist, Lori Snyder, in her garden covering edible medicinal plants both native and invasive. Learn how to identify, care for and prepare plants into simple medicines like tinctures, teas and balms. She’ll cover which parts of each plant to use for healing and which to leave for the bees. You’ll have 1 year access to this video series: BOOK HERE
“We thoroughly enjoyed hunting for mushrooms on that glorious fall day. It feels good to know more and we are excited to keep learning. “ –Andy from Burnaby
BC Living Magazine – On Tour: “I’m surprised – nay, delighted – at the shapes and sizes to be found in just this one patch of West Coast forest. Nature is amazing!”
The Globe & Mail – “Tour gives people one up on wild plant & fungi knowledge”
Please note that there is a minimum of 6 guest to run a Wild Edibles Public Tour. We reserve the right to cancel a Wild Edibles Tour date should it not have the minimum number of attendees.
All tours will practice social distancing and take all Covid related BC provincial recommended precautions.