The North East Wild Food Club
club is designed for people with a love of wild food whether you are a
complete beginner or are more experienced and wanting to hone your
Club benefits include:
Your own wild
ongoing access to an experienced wild food mentor to help you with
advice and to answer your foraging questions including help with
Five wild food forays a year
access to five wild food forays in a range of locations across the north
east over the course of the year covering a wide range of wild foods
from hedgerows to woodlands to the seashore from shell fish and
seaweeds to wild herbs, fruits, roots, nuts and wild mushrooms. See below for forays in 2018.
A Facebook group for members to post on and share experiences,
discoveries, recipes, new ideas and so on.
Your wild food mentor is Bruce Ferguson. Bruce has been foraging for
wild food for over 35 years and has been teaching foraging skills
since 1985. Thousands of people have attended his courses and foraging
sessions over the decades and he has often appeared on television and
radio sharing his knowledge and identification skills, most recently
with Robson Green in More Tales from Northumberland and also on Made in
Tyne and Wear.
Just the five forays would cost up to £300 per person if booked privately.
The value of ongoing mentoring is much more and could save you an upset
Foray dates 2018
February Sunday 4th 11am to 1pm Seashore forage St. Mary's Lighthouse, Whitley Bay
May Saturday 5th Harehope Quarry, Weardale
June Saturday 2nd Castle Eden Walkway, South Durham
August Sunday 19th Bellingham riverside, Northumberland
October Sunday 7th Wild mushrooms, Hamsterley Forest, Co. Durham
will also be the opportuntiy for members to suggest other activites
such as a wild food campfire cooking day, plant identification
training sessions etc at discounted member rates.
£60 per person per year. 12 months membership from time of joining. All
memberships bought in November and December 2017 will be valid
until end December 2018.
information: Club members must be 18 or over.
or email to discuss
membership further as places are limited.
You can also buy a wild food
club gift voucher as the perfect gift for a wild food enthusiast. Select the link in the top right corner of this page to purchase a voucher.
PLEASE NOTE ALL VOUCHERS INTENDED AS CHRISTMAS GIFTS MUST BE PAID FOR BY 5PM ON FRIDAY 22ND DECEMBER
01388 529154 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download club membership form
ideal present; buy a 12 months membership gift voucher to the North East Wild Food Club emailed direct to you.