Off the Beaten Track, Public Lands Forages

Take a walk off the beaten path into Alberta’s Public Lands. These lands are well known by: hunters, the logging industry, Ranchers and Equestrian users. It is time to explore Alberta's Public lands!

Explore the forest floor in a Pine forest, an Aspen forest or a riparian area. Different edible foods grow in each eco-system. The Kananaskis Foothills are one of the most ecologically diverse places in Alberta. Here lies the food of the deer, hare, elk, moose, owls, bears and humans. Join a trek through the forests, to find large, healthy populations of edible plants for food and tea. 

What you will learn:

  • Sustainable and ethical foraging techniques 
  • How to identify safe, edible plants
  • How to ecologically harvest plants
  • Recipes and storage guidelines


Sturdy hiking boots are a necessity!                                                                                                                                                                                          Day pack with clothing layers and rain gear.                                                                                                                                                                            Lunch and 2 water bottles.

  • Gloves, clippers, cloth or screen bag
  • Personal care items
  • A complete supply list will be sent to you upon registration.

Late May to late July

Price: $85 per person      A great outing for small groups. * min 5


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