Forage for Wild Edibles with a Foodie Farmer

Manchester

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The Deal

  • $50 for one admission to a foraging excursion with April Morris
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

The event takes place at Angelic Organics, a sustainable farm in the Rockford area.

Each event is capped at 12 participants; each event requires a minimum of 8 participants in order to take place.


What You’ll Do

Just outside the city limits lies a bounty of edible plants and seasonal foods that thrive in Midwestern soil. Head to the scenic trails bordering the Angelic Organics farm to meet your guide, farm educator and forager April Morris, where you’ll enjoy a nature walk to seek out foods like garlic mustard, stinging nettle, and raspberry shoots. After foraging, you’ll return to the kitchen to sample recipes, learn about herbalism and the farm-to-table movement, and boost your cooking and survival skills.

  • Forage for Natural Wild Edibles
    Learn how to identify wild plants on a stroll with an organic farming expert

  • Pick Up Recipes and Tips
    Sample a few dishes that contain your freshly picked groceries while upping your nature know-how


Your Host

April Morris April Morris
Foodie Farmer and Educator

A natural history major at Northland College, April Morris took her love of all things agricultural to a local fruit and flower farm in Bayfield before joining the team at Angelic Organics. Today, in her role as an educator, April teaches curious cooks her unique field-to-table philosophy and about the importance of organic farming. A born forager, April’s true passion lies with wild edibles, which combine her love of food with her background in natural history.



Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “We had an amazing time. Josh was fun and it was relaxing. :)”

  • “Was great and would recommend”

  • “really nice staff and very fun venue. I had a great time on this excursion, would definitely repeat!”


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    Manchester

    1547 Rockton Road

    Caledonia, Illinois 61011

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In a Nutshell

Farmer April Morris teaches you to find morels, garlic mustard, and raspberry shoots in the wild—and how to use them in the kitchen

The Fine Print

Expires May 11th, 2014. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 8 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Please provide email address at checkout, which SideTour will provide to facilitate redemption. Gratuity included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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