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Learn to make Wild Flower Cocktail Syrup

1 reviewKingston, Canada

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Experience hosted by Ruthie

2.5 hours
Includes food
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Summer Wild Flower, Mushrooms and edibles workshop. You will enjoy an experience you hiking on 400 acres of Conservancy. Identifying edible wild flowers specifically but will also learn about other edible greens as well as mushrooms. Together we will learn ethical collection of wild flowers and how to make them into syrups for use in cocktails, Italian Sodas, Ice cream and other delicious uses (Think Breakfast or dessert). This is an intense field practicum. Participants of this workshop will be required to dress appropriate for all weather including tick spray. Bring paper bags, basket, Scissors, snacks and water. All edibles (once identified) will be divided equally between each participant with a list of proprietary 'Wild Feast' recipes for home processing. All Participants will receive a bottle of Wild crafted flower syrup to take home. During this time you will also enjoy everything nature has to offer.
Summer Wild Flower, Mushrooms and edibles workshop. You will enjoy an experience you hiking on 400 acres of Conservancy. Identifying edible wild flowers specifically but will also learn about other edible greens as well as mushrooms. Together we will learn ethical collection of wild flowers and how to make them into syrups for use in cocktails, Italian Sodas, Ice cream and other delicious uses (Think Breakfast or dessert). This is an intense fiel…

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What's included

  • Food
    Light snacks will be provided as a mid walk treat.
From ₹3,464
/ person
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Meet your host, Ruthie

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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I am a Mushroom & Wild edibles expert. I am currently a guest lecturer for the local Horticultural Society, CRCA, and will be a guest lecturer at Queens University. I am also a chef of 25 years and a former restaurant owner. I have mushroom picked on 3 continents with over 40 years experience. I have been cooking with indigenous foods for over 15 years. Local and National newspapers have written about my work. https://www.thewhig.com/life/food/a-foraging-dinner-at-topsy-farms is one example. https://www.ledevoir.com/vivre/549373/escapade-promenons-nous-dans-les-bois is another
I am a Mushroom & Wild edibles expert. I am currently a guest lecturer for the local Horticultural Society, CRCA, and will be a guest lecturer at Queens University. I am also a chef of 25 years and a former restaurant owner. I have mushroom picked on 3 continents with over 40 years experience. I have been cooking with indigenous foods for over 15 years. Local and National newspapers have written about my work. https://www.thewhig.com/life/food/a-foraging-dinner-at-topsy-farms is one example. htt…
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Where you'll be

The location will be supplied after receipt of payment and day before scheduled event. It is within 30 minutes driving of Kingston Ontario. It will be in my personal secret mushroom hunting location.

1 review

Emilie
September 2019
Amazing experience, ruthie was very knowledgeable and patient with our kids. Our son loved the adventure in the woods and we all learned usefull tips about various plants and mushrooms.

Activity advisory

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Please note that outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

Good footwear is important. Good set of walking/hiking shoes ar appropriate.

What to bring

this is an outdoor activity so we request guests of this experience to dress appropriately

Tick Spray (Piactive at Shoppers drug mart is the best and all natural), Scissors & Basket