A 2 hour seaweed foraging taster session on the East Neuk coastline run by East Neuk Seaweed as part of the Coast and Waters themed Bowhouse market weekend.
Embark on an enchanting 2 hour taster session set against the backdrop of the East Neuk’s unspoilt shores, just off the coast at the Bowhouse. Here, you’ll find yourself enveloped in a truly magnificent landscape, a perfect setting for our introduction to Scotland’s vibrant coastal life. This session serves as an appetiser to our more comprehensive workshops, offering a tantalising peek into the dynamic realm of seaweed.
As part of this explorative journey, you’ll engage in the art of observation, uncovering the complex and highly-evolved ecosystems thriving beneath the translucent waters of Fifes Shore. We’ll guide you beyond simple observation, venturing into the practical uses of seaweed. Discover how to incorporate both wild-harvested and store-bought seaweeds into your cooking, a step towards enhancing your health and wellbeing. Learn the skills to respectfully, safely, and sustainably harvest, identify, and preserve these oceanic gems, transforming them into an integral part of your daily culinary repertoire. This session offers a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the broader coastal environment, enhancing your understanding of the interrelated species and ecosystems that define this extraordinary seascape. It’s not just about seaweed; it’s a comprehensive exploration of the intricate natural tapestry that weaves together life on and around the East Neuk’s shores, enriching your appreciation of Scotland’s coastal biodiversity.
Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements or allergies as we will be sharing prepared dishes.
All safety equipment and scissors will be provided.
Please dress appropriately for the weather with good layers, wellie boots are best but sturdy walking boots will suffice but may get a little wet.
Price £30 per person, children go free, booking essential