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Foraging in Perth County

Sunday, April 25th beginning at 10:00 am

Join Slow Food Perth County as we spend the morning trekking through the countryside with expert forager Peter Blush, searching for Perth County's seasonal and most indigenous bounty.

Followed by lunch at Woolfy's Restaurant where Chef Chris Woolf will prepare a menu including the ingredients found during our foraging adventure.

To Remember:
  • Each guest must bring a hand spade or fork and some kind of basket.
  • Dress for the weather - rubber boots, rain gear, change of clothes before going to the restaurant (restaurant is mud-free).
  • Participants get to take home foraged items as well as some recipes and ideas for preparing them.
  • Your spot will be only be considered secured when payment is received - cheque or cash
  • McCully's Hill Farm, RR#2 St.Marys, Ont. N4X 1C5
  • Space is limited to the first 25 people. Email Sara Bradford (or call 519.284.2564) at McCully's Hill Farm - the starting point of the foraging event - to reserve your spot on the unique adventure.
Members: $45    Non-Members: $50


About Peter Blush:
Peter Anthony Blush is a freelance journalist living in Stratford and has written articles for the Beacon Herald and the Hullet Wildlife Conservation Area. He was born in London, England and later raised in the U.S. where he attended the University of Maryland majoring in English and journalism. He spent three years as a U.S. Army correspondent during the Viet Nam War and afterward worked for U.S. News and World Report in Washington, D.C. In the mid-70s he emigrated to Canada where he worked for Southam Business Publications. Since the early 1990s he has worked as a freelance journalist, graphic designer and novelist. His mystery novel, Boreal Dreams, was short listed for the Robertson Davies Prize and he is currently working on his second novel, The Art & Happenstance of Foraging, which he hopes to complete later the Spring.

Peter began foraging in the Eastern Townships of Quebec ten years ago after opening a bed and breakfast where his “wild leek omelettes” and fiddlehead side dishes became quite popular with his guests. He now forages throughout southern Ontario and occassionally in the mountains of southern Pennsylvania.

 
                                                

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