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Wild Food Experiences

Join renown chef, author and mycologist Bill Jones as he leads you on a unique wild food experience. Forage food display, show and tell, guided forage and a delicious meal to top it all off.

Join us in 2018 for wild food forages in the spring (edible plants and morel mushrooms) and fall (wild mushrooms). The fall schedule is usually confirmed in August, the only thing that might really change is the start of the mushroom season (late September or early October) but the dates this year look like they fall in the “safe” zone. Buying a gift certificate enables the user to book any* upcoming workshop (spring or fall).

Foraging Gift Certificates are available. The cost per person is $135 plus GST for a workshop and $215 for the foraging weekend package of a forage and cooking class. Forage Weekend events are available individually.

Spring 2018 Wild Food Foraging Workshops:

  • Wild Food Foraging – March 17th
  • Wild Food Foraging – March 31st
  • Wild Food Foraging Weekend  – Foraging Saturday, April 14th and Morel Mushroom Cooking Class Sunday, April 15th
  • Wild Food Foraging – April 28th


Forage classes start at 11 am – 4 pm, Saturday

Cooking classes start at 12 noon – 4 pm, Sunday

Come dressed for the weather with a good pair of walking shoes. Rain gear may be necessary. We supply everything else you need.

The course is a fun day explor­ing the wild foods of the Cowichan Val­ley. We start with an infor­ma­tive talk in our farm class­room, sample some unique wild food dishes and then head out on to the Trans-Canada Trail which runs by the farm. After a nice walk through beau­ti­ful and pro­duc­tive farm­lands and for­est we will identify wild plants, edible and poisonous species and habitat along the way. We will return to the farm for a unique dessert based on local foraged foods.


Foraging Workshop Cost:

$135/person (total with GST = $141.75/person or $283.50/couple)

Wild Food Weekend Cost:

$215/person (total with GST = $225.75/person or $451.50/couple)


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Individual Events:

Foraging: $135/person (plus tax = $141.75/person or $283.50/couple)

Mushroom Cooking: $100/person (plus tax = $105/person or $210.00/couple)


Private Foraging Class (afternoon):

  • Minimum charge $400 (1-2 students)
  • $150/person (3-4 students)
  • $135/person (5-6 students)
  • Special dinners and ingredients (ie. truffles) available


Call 250 748-7450

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