Seaweed Discovery Workshops
What to expect
We start at the seaweed discovery centre in Caherdaniel village with a cup of seaweed infused tea and some sea veg snacks while we view a slideshow introduction to our most commonly used seaweeds. We also learn how the tides work and when seaweeds are most reachable.
Next it’s off to the nearby shore for a low tide guided walk where we will forage, find and identify several of the seaweeds we viewed earlier. Some seaweeds will be eaten fresh from the rocks as you learn how to sustainably harvest, dry and store these plentiful superfoods. Coastal plants will also be foraged and fresh nibbles can often be sampled. On returns to base a tasting lunch with a vast range of seaweed dishes will be savoured with ‘live’ beverages such as seaweed and fruit Kefirs and Kombuchas
Browsing our collection of seaweed foraging publications is encouraged while you learn the basic of cooking with sea veg and some of their many health benefits.
A laminated seaweed ID chart is your take away home gift to get you started on your sea veg journey.
Weather in Kerry is variable so outdoor footwear and raincoat advised.
Not suitable for people with food allergies – Seaweeds may contain shellfish/crustaceans and food is prepared in a kitchen that has nuts & seeds
We often cater for people with special dietary needs when requested.
ALL WORKSHOPS ARE TIDE DEPENDENT- PLEASE CONTACT FOR TIMES
- GROUPS WELCOME
- PRICES ARE NUMBER DEPENDENT
- NOT SUITABLE FOR PEOPLE WITH NUT ALLERGIES
Checkout this postcard from 1909 posted at 2pm on the 29th of January, from Glasgow to Antrim!!!! Adorned with a little worse for wear piece of Channelled wrack.
Our first Workshop of 2020 will be on March 8th at 9am
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