Foraging ,Walking, Hiking, with Blackstairs Eco Trails
We run Eco Trails, Guided Hikes, Workshops, Foraging, The Foraging Hen Events – Elegant Hen Parties for Elegant Brides, Teachers Courses, School Visits Childrens Trails and Fun in the Wild!
If you would like us to travel to you to give a talk, seminar, field trip or workshop in your area on Climate Change, GMO’S, Foraging, Fungi, Sustainability or biodiversity, please contact us.
Mary White is one of the Heritage Council’s Heritage Experts. Schools can book a visit by logging onto www.heritageinschools.ie
Blackstairs Eco Trails is delighted to be a formal partner of Leave No Trace Ireland. We are dedicated to the seven principles of Leave No Trace, more details can be found on their website www.
Event Calendar for Blackstairs Eco Trails 2015
Foraging Workshops on
April 12 th, May 16th, June 13th, July 11th, Aug 22nd
These full day , hands on workshops (10.30 am to 4.00 pm ) where you learn about wild safe food with foraging and cooking up what we find .Includes a three course organic lunch and information sheets .
A Children’s Foraging Workshop will take place on August 15’th
Wild Herbal Workshops
March 28th, July 4th.
Full day workshoppm ) run by a fully qualified herbalist who s (10.30 am to 4.00 identifies wild herbs and makes them into herbal remedies which will cure many common ailments. Includes a three course organic lunch and information sheets.
Celtic Tree Trails
April 19th, May 9th, May 30th,June 7th
Learn about Irelands Native Trees and their importance to our Celtic forbears.We will introduce you to the secrets of the Celtic Tree Alphabet on our tour through the woods
Wild Fungi Workshops
Sept 5th, Sept 26th Oct 10th
Full Day Workshops (10.30 am to 4.00 pm ) to learn about the amazing world of fungi; learn what is safe to eat and what is not. Get to know these wild fungi in broadleaf woods and in coniferous woods. Information sheets and recipes supplied.
Day includes a full three course organic lunch.
WILD FOOD SUMMER SCHOOL
Three days of foraging, talks, cook ups, debates,celebrity chefs,15 Minute Soap Box Talks demonstrations and stalls to tempt you.
Date September 11th, 12th & 13th – 2015.
Please see our website for further details – www.blackstairsecotrails.ie
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Booking essential.
(minimum no. 5.)
Monthly Mountain Hikes
– 3 to 4 hours, including packed lunch. Booking essential.
The Barn at The Old Rectory
The Barn at The Old Rectory is now ready for your event. It is in a completely secluded and private setting. It has the highest Eco credentials and is surrounded by a stream, Water garden, Rose Garden and wild meadows. Click here for more details.