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April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

free online foraging workshop

Kickstart your foraging & walk the wild food trail.

Ready to explore the wonderful world of wild edibles? This live online workshops is the perfect starting point for anyone new to foraging. Spring is a time of year where wild food is everywhere, if you know where to find it. Well, let us help you.
Join us on a journey to discover the best foraged plants, fungi, fruits and more of Britain & Ireland in the season of Spring. You’ll learn what to look for, where to look, and how to cook with wild food. Perfect for anyone interested in sustainable living, healthier eating, or just looking to expand their culinary horizons! Don’t miss out on this chance to start your wild food adventure. Register today!
All around us wild plants are bursting with life for spring and with that comes the beginning of one of the best times of the year for foraging. In this workshop you will learn about common edible plants you can find in March. April and May.
Our online foraging workshops started in the first lockdown, reaching millions of people, and have continued to be a hit ever since, as people want to learn how to make tasty meals from the wild plants around them.
These events are filling up quickly, so grab your place whilst you can ???? Everyone has loved these workshops so far and they’ve been really popular.


  • Seasonal Wild Food Plant Identification
  • Foraging Do’s & Don’ts
  • Tasty Ways To Use Wild Garlic
  • Spring Recipe Ideas
  • Get access to foraging videos, photo galleries & more
  • Giveaway: Win a place on ‘Your Wild Food Year’ full online course worth £197!
  • Poisonous Lookalikes You Need To Know
  • Q&A Session: put your questions to us

The workshop will last 1hr and will be hosted via Zoom. Once you book into the workshop then you will receive an email from Zoom with details of how to access the workshop a couple of days before the event.



The cost is £7 per household. So, feel free to cram as many family members around the screen as you can 🙂

Please note, tickets are non-refundable.

Event details

Date: Wed 24th April 2024

Time: 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Venue: Zoom Meeting

Cost: £7

spring wild food and foraging course

Your Tutors: James & Lea Kendall

James is the Head Bushcraft Instructor at Woodland Classroom, having worked in outdoor education & conservation for over 10 years. James’ approach to teaching steers students toward fostering a deeper connection with nature through understanding the landscape around us; “Bushcraft skills are an effective way to do this as we learn how to make use of natural materials and live lightly with the land, whilst also connecting with our own ancient past by seeing the land through the eyes of our ancestors.”

James previously manage the largest community woodland in Wales, 300 acres of mixed conifers and broadleaves and in 2017 James received the Bushcraft Competency Certificate awarded through the Institute for Outdoor Learning after 2 years of teaching experience and practical study. He is also a member of the IOL Bushcraft Professional Practise Group. The group aims to promote best practice in the growing industry of bushcraft activity providers.

Lea is a qualified Counsellor and Mindfulness in a Woodland Setting practitioner. She is a firm believer in the power of nature to be therapeutic for everyone. Lea is an active forager, passionate about how we can use common plants for both food and medicine. She enjoys making her own tinctures and medicinal remedies for treating common ailments.

James & Lea

Become a Wild Food Expert

During this workshop you will also learn about our much more extensive online course; Your Wild Food Year.Go from clueless to confident on your journey to enjoying foraged plants, fungi, fruits and more with this detailed guide to identifying and cooking with the best wild edibles of Great Britain & Ireland.

In this course you can discover the joy of finding, harvesting and cooking with wild food with the very best each month has to offer. You will learn what to look for, where to look, and what to do with it in the kitchen.

You will have videos, photo galleries, recipes and more at your fingertips, all taught by experienced foragers. Discover over 70 wild foods!

Crucially, you’ll also learn when to look. As each month we bring you the edible fungi, flowers, fruits and foliage which are in season from January to December.

You could win a FREE place on this course worth £197. Everyone who sings up to this workshop will be entered into a prize draw to be announced on the night.

Skills you will learn

During this workshop you will learn a range of skills, including…


Hedgerow Foraging


Nature Connection


Tree & Plant identification


Hedgerow Medicine

Book now

This workshop costs just £7 per household and is open to anyone. Children are welcome to attend with their families, though please note the content will be taught at an adult level. You can read our Event Terms & Conditions here.


April 24
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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