Winter Foraging

Winter Foraging

About this Workshop

How would you survive in winter without a grocery store? Chef Robin Kort will teach you how to find winter treasures; food like seaweeds, winter mushrooms, edible trees, roots that you can find under the snow, in our forests, meadows and by the sea. This workshop will cover everything you need to know to safely gather, prepare and cook the unique flavours found only in nature. This is an identification walk only (no picking) and it includes a sampling of wild edibles and open discussion with wild-craft expert Robin Kort.

This Beginner Level Workshop will Cover the Following Topics:

  • Safely identify and gather wild winter edibles
  • Participants will get practical identification experience and follow a guided forest walk with Robin during the workshop.
  • Preparing and cooking wild winter edibles

About the Instructor

Chef Robin Kort is a professional wildcraft guide and owner of Swallow Tail Culinary Adventures. She’s worked alongside some of the cities best chefs from Hawksworth to Chef Andrea Carlson of Burdock & Co. She is a member of the Vancouver mycological society and has been running wild mushroom foraging trips and cooking classes for 6 years. Chef Robin has been interviewed for her food and wine expertise on the Food Network with Bob Blummer, CBC with Steven Quinn, Montecristo Magazine, Vancouver Magazine, the Huffington Post, Conde Nast Traveller and the Globe and Mail.

Date and Time

Saturday, March 30 | 2:00 – 4:00 pm (2 hours)


UBC Farm

3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver BC


$40 ($34 student pricing) + GST

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