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Herbal & Wild Food Foraging Walks
Spring 2019

Riverside Foraging Walk

Saturday 27th April 2019 at 11am (approx. 2 hours)

Do you know your Lady's Smock from your Bear's Garlic?

A foraging walk along the River Lune (upstream) in search of the edible and medicinal plants, including spring greens and wild garlic.

You will learn how to identify plants, about their properties and how best to prepare them, as well as some historical and folklore uses.

Starting point for this walk -
Meet on the cycle path at the South side of the Millennium Bridge, Lancaster.

£10.00, accompanied children go free

Limited places - Booking essential - see below for details.

Urban Foraging Walk

Tuesday 14th May 2019 at 6.30pm (approx. 2 hours)

An urban foraging walk around the green spaces between Lancaster Castle and the Quay to discover the edible and medicinal treasures growing there.

You will learn how to identify plants, about their properties and how best to prepare them, as well as some historical and folklore uses.

Starting point for this walk -

Meet outside Lancaster Castle, outside the main gate.

£10.00, accompanied children go free

Proceeds from this walk will go to Friends of Long Marsh Lane Community Gardens.
This community group have worked together to enhance the Furness Street Green area and is planning a new community garden on Long Marsh Lane.

Limited places - Booking essential.

Please call 01524 33389 or 07956422161 or email via the contact page to reserve a place.
Pre-payment will be required to confirm your booking.

NB. We will walk whatever the weather, so come prepared with waterproofs if it looks like rain.
These walks may include areas of uneven and potentially muddy ground, so sturdy footwear is recommended.

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Julia Russell, The Herbal Dispensary, at Dacrelands Clinic, Aldrens Lane, Lancaster LA1 2DU 07956 422161.
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