August 9, 2019 Summer Forage & Fire: A Taste on the Seashore

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August 9, 2019 Summer Forage & Fire: A Taste on the Seashore

150.00

Experience our food, culture and people.

We will begin our day with a  beach stroll identifying the bounty of  summer wild edibles then sit along the oceans edge and enjoy a seafood meal around an open fire; sharing traditions about the food culture of our place.

Depending on the time of year, you can look forward to Labrador arctic char, moose, mussels, cod or smoked mackerel. Always accompanied by traditional bread, buns and local berry preserves. 

This is one of  Newfoundland and Labrador’s most treasured traditions: The Boil-Up. It simply means a spot of lunch and a cuppa tea boiled up over a fire and we look forward to sharing one with you.

We'll get the fire going, and cook up a taste of wild Newfoundland and Labrador.

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  • US PURCHASES PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT CANADIAN TAX WILL NOT AUTOMATICALLY BE ADDED TO YOUR PURCHASE. YOU WILL RECEIVE A SEPARATE INVOICE TO PAY THE CANADIAN TAXES OF 22.50 CAN PER PERSON.

  • The total distance covered in our plant identification walk is less than 2 km

  • We will meet for 10 am. Our Boil-up will be a few hours after our meet time so please judge your hunger accordingly :)

  • Availability of wild edibles to identify will depend on the season. This is a 3 hour experience with a maximum of 8 people.

  • Trips take place within 40 minutes of St. John's Metro, in Avondale. Transportation is not provided.

  • You will receive an email one week prior to your trip with all details included.

  • Appropriate footwear and clothing necessary, your feet may get wet if in sneakers.

  • Please be sure to make sure we are aware of any medical conditions that would be important for us to know.

  • First aid packs and sunscreen are available but if you like, pack your own sunscreen and any additional items.

  • These excursions are all weather-dependant and can be cancelled inside a 12 hour window, if this is the case your money will be fully refunded. Be sure we have a phone number to reach you on during your travels.

  • The beach is rocky, slippery in spots and uneven be sure that this is within your walking ability.

  • Children are welcome but understand the tour fully before you commit to including small children.

  • Children under 8 are FREE. Ages 8-12 are $50 plus HST. Ages 13+ are the regular rate of $150 plus HST. Please contact us to purchase space for children.

  • Some of these trips require extended time in remote areas without bathroom facilities.

  • Due to the nature of who we are and the experience we are trying to create for you, we only serve seafood on the beach. Very few dietary restrictions can be accommodated during our Forage & Fire. Please keep this in mind when booking.

  • All purchases are non refundable or transferable to another date .