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Killiney Beach (train station) Coastal Foraging

Come and discover the edible plants and algae on our shores. Learn what their benefits are and how to use them to cook amazing food!

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Killiney Beach (train station) Coastal Foraging
Killiney Beach (train station) Coastal Foraging

Time & Location

26 Aug 2023, 13:00 IST – 27 Aug 2023, 15:00 IST

Killiney, Killiney, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Guests

About the event

We'll meet at the entrance to the beach near Killiney train station and we'll take a walk towards the coast while reviewing and discussing the wild seasonal plants and trees in season on the way including all their nutritional and medicinal benefits.

We'll  be on the beach for low tide so we can discuss the coastal plants and seaweed.

Weather permitting, we'll stop on the beach for a little picnic! 

The walk will include a foraged drink (or two) and wild food snacks 

I provide an information sheet afterwards on the plants seen and discussed as well as recipes.

For a more sustainable event please bring a keep cup for your drinks!

For a more social and friendly occasion - bring your friends!! :-)

Some of the plants we'll see, discuss and share recipes:

Rock samphire

Alexander seeds

Wild radish

Seabeet

Serrated wrack

Nori/laver

Sea lettuce

Carageen moss

Sea moss

Kelp/Kombu

You will be provided with an info sheet after the event with clear photos of the plants viewed for identification and a short piece of information to remind you of it's qualities and benefits. |t will also include recipes for the food you sampled. This will be sent in pdf format. You can open the sheet on your mobile or laptop for review. If you prefer a printed sheet, please let me know in advance. The pdf version is kinder on the environment and will be much more useful - it can come with you anywhere as long as you have your phone. 

What to bring...

You will need appropriate clothing and footwear.  We will mainly walk on tarmac paths but there will be a foray into the woods where it's a little mucky. Please check the weather . It's generally advisable to bring some rain-ready gear! 

Fitness level

The walk is moderately accessible for most but is not suitable for anyone with an advanced disability. It will take 2 hours. We drop down a steep but paved gradient to enter the beach. We will climb this gradient (with steps) to exit the beach and return to the carpark.

Health and safety  

By signing up for this event you are agreeing to take responsibility for your own safety.

You will be given clear instructions and guidelines about the plants we see. However, what you decide to eat and the quantities are entirely your decision and responsibility. If you're new to foraging - go easy! :-)

If you are prone to any food allergies or have senstivities towards food, please inform the guide. Do not eat anything you think may cause a reaction 

Please see terms and conditions as well as refund and cancellation policy. 

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  • Killiney Beach Coastal Forage

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