WILD FOOD WALKS
Half-day WILD FOOD WALKS
on Dartmoor and the South Devon coast
from February to November
Adults £17.50, children under 18 FREE
Watch the video on the WILD FOOD WALKS tab for a taste of the experience.
MY WAY OF TEACHING
When I first started learning about wild food, I accidentally poisoned myself several times because I didn't know what I needed to check for. The differences between the edible and the poisonous just weren't obvious enough in photographs.
So, when I teach these plants on my walks, I carefully show you what you can confuse them with, what characteristics must always be present and how to recognise the poisons that grow among them. I then ask you to point out the differences yourself and before the walk has ended you'll be seeing them in the hedgerows and gaining the confidence you need to go out and do this on your own.
Over the last 10 years of teaching, I noticed that the people who ask the most questions remember the least information and so, taking guidance from the Aboriginal way, we do the walks in silence.
Each walk comes with a free, colour illustrated booklet so you don't have to take notes or photographs and you can be fully present.
I can create special walks for private groups, corporate events, hen parties etc. at rates to be discussed. I also give talks about my work and my books.
While I was walking around the world, I learned from Australian Aborigines, African Bushmen, Pygmies and North American Indians. When I got back to Britain, I applied their logic to the landscape here in order to find wild food.
After doing this for 10 years, I realised I'd discovered a natural annual migration route that fits us perfectly into the eco-system. The logic of this route enables us to easily find wild food when and where we need it, all year round and without destroying anything at all.
Nobody else has worked out this route, possibly because it took a bit of female logic to make all the connections!
As I worked it out, I realised that hunting & gathering isn't about survival at all, it's about absolute freedom. It means we can ALL eat the very best foods in our country and as we do so, we start to use the parts of our brain that have been blocked by 4,000
years of progress and development which is the process of separating from Nature and from the way of life we must have loved so much.
I think of this hunter-gatherer knowledge as our birthright and our future and so I keep my prices affordable to all. My aim is to teach as many people as I can so that it will spread out as far as it will go.
I've written a book about my discoveries: THE HUNTER-GATHERER WAY, and reading it before coming on a walk will greatly enhance and deepen your experience. For more information or to order it, please click on the BOOKS tab at the top of the page. It's also available as a Kindle version through Amazon.
I hope you can come on a Wild Food Walk with me soon and step into the role that Nature has waiting for you.
FACEBOOK: The Hunter-Gatherer Way by Ffyona Campbell