Foraging Courses

Hedgerow Harvest offer a range of foraging courses for those that want to learn about gathering and eating wild food. These courses cover many different habitats - woodland, shore, hedgerow and field, as well as the range of wild foods - plants, fungi, seaweed and shellfish.

Foraging Day Courses

Join us for full day foraging course include a walk and the preparation (and eating!) of a three course, wild food meal based on our finds. We have courses for most seasons and habitats. Learn more

Foraging Day Courses

Foraging Walks

Foraging walks are around 3 hours duration.  We will look for edible and poisonous species discussing culinary uses of the edibles. The walks include sampling. Learn more

Foraging Walks

Family Foraging Walks

Foraging and subsequent cooking are great activities for adults and children offering quality time and something to eat/drink at the end. We offer a range of fun, family foraging walks - hedgerow, seashore and fungi. Learn more

family foraging

Bespoke (Private) foraging courses

A bespoke or private foraging course may be one-to-one, for a couple, a family, a few friends, a hen or stag party or it could be for your group or organisation or a corporate or public event. Learn more

bespoke private course

We aim to give people that are new to foraging the confidence to try on their own. For those with some foraging knowledge already, we broaden it into new wild food groups. All foraging courses and walks emphasise sustainable harvesting, safety and legal aspects.

We have been running foraging courses since 2008, though have foraged since childhood. We are fully insured and are a member of the Association of Foragers.

What do our customers think?

Thank you James for a thoroughly enjoyable and inspiring day. The course was exactly what we needed and has given us confidence to start foraging ourselves. We have since made several meals with food on our doorstep and has inspired us to keep learning. We have ordered some of the books you suggested. We now can't go out for a walk without spotting food everywhere. We are amazed at how our relationship with our environment has been enhanced. We have spread the word about the course and fully intend to attend further courses, great value for money, a real life changer. Thank you so much!

Julianne, Justin & Thomas, Dorset

You can read more testimonials here (and on the individual course pages) with the same words appearing time and time again - informative, interesting, enjoyable, inspiring and recommend. You will see that many say they have gone home with new confidence and are already putting their skills into practice. A good proportion of our guests return to us for other courses.

Where do you run your foraging courses?

We run our scheduled foraging courses in Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire, but cover a wider area for bespoke (private) courses and events.

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