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Off the Beaten Track, Public Lands Forages

These walks are off the beaten path in Alberta’s Public Lands. These lands are currently used by: hunters, the logging industry, Ranchers and  Equestrian users. 

The public lands offer an opportunity to learn about the edible foods in the forests of the foothills. The forest floor is the most ecologically diverse layer of the forest. Here lies the food of the deer, hare, elk, moose, owls, bears and humans

You will trek through the forests, searching for large, healthy populations of edible plants to forage.

What you will take 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, lunch and lots of water.
  • 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: $75 per person      A great outing for small groups. * min 6


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