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Wild Food Forage for Chefs and Restaurateurs


For Chefs and Restaurateurs

Get your staff outdoors to explore the wild, natural foods of the forest floor in the Foothills eco-region of Southern Alberta!
Enhance your team dynamics on a unique day of outdoor exploration.

Then, get into the kitchen for some play and creativity, as you experiment with cooking the freshly harvested plants. Discover new flavours while creating new dishes!

On this wild forage for chefs and restaurateurs, you and your staff will:

  • Learn to identify a handful of safe, abundant, edible plants.
  • Learn to harvest sustainably and with reciprocity
  • Gain experience cooking wild foods
  • Discover amazing things about our wild Alberta nature

Location: Private land in the Millarville area. Kitchen and dining space available.
Price: $950 for a group of up to 10 people (or $95 per person).

Price includes: The host fee; for land use, kitchen use, set up and clean up. Our experienced, wild food educator and outdoor guide. The provision of a handful of complementary foods to enhance the meal, plus guidance in prepping certain plants.

Minimum group size 6. Prices may vary, depending on host location. .
Availability: Late-May to mid-September  -  Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

*Contact to book a date for your team’s foraging adventure.

For Chefs and Restaurateurs

A forage adventure with Instructor Chef Andrew Hewson of SAIT's school of Hospitality & Tourism.

An outing with Matthew Widmer and Keith Robertson of Wild Life Distillery. Try their Wild, Alberta Gin!

An outing with Chef Brittany Swan from Eau Claire Distillery


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