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Discover Nature’s Bounty: Hedgerow & Forest Foraging with Brighton Cookery School

Did you know there's access to delicious goods right on your doorstep?

Welcome to the thrilling world of foraging! And the best part: it’s free!

Consider it a generous offering from nature itself. If you're keen to connect with nature, learn about local flora, and indulge in mouthwatering, sustainable cuisine, Brighton is certainly the place to be. However, to truly delve into the world of foraging, it's advisable to learn from seasoned experts.

Join Brighton Cookery School for an enriching experience as they delve into the art of Hedgerow and Forest Foraging, with their LEARN.COOK.DINE classes.

In this blog post, we're sharing their upcoming foraging classes, where you'll not only learn to identify edible plants but also transform them into delectable dishes in their hub on London Road.


Embark on a guided exploration of the bountiful hedgerows and forests surrounding Brighton. Their expert instructors will share their wealth of knowledge on indigenous flora, helping you to discern which plants are a treat for the tastebuds, and which are best left alone. As the seasons change, so does the natural landscape, ensuring that each session offers a unique experience. Spring brings with it an array of treats including wild garlic, mushrooms, and nettles.


Foraging isn't simply about plucking any plant you come across; it's a delicate practice that demands mindfulness and respect for nature. During their sessions, the experts will impart essential tips for sustainable foraging, ensuring minimal impact on the environment while maximising your harvest. From proper harvesting techniques to ethical considerations, you'll gain the skills to forage responsibly and preserve local ecosystems.


Unlock the secrets of the Brighton landscape as you discover prime foraging locations. Whether it's the lush woodlands or the winding hedgerows, you'll uncover a plethora of edible delights waiting to be discovered.


Once your handpicked basket is brimming, you'll be taken back to the kitchen to transform your fresh produce into culinary masterpieces. Cooking with ingredients that you'll never find in your local shop, their chefs will share their finest recipes for you to recreate time and time again. Then after all the cooking and creativity, it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labour. Sit back, relax, and savour your dishes, surrounded by the people that you shared this journey with. Not only will your stomach thank you, but you may also come out with a new friendship, as the joy of foraging and feasting often brings people together.


Embark on a journey of exploration and culinary creativity with Brighton Cookery School’s Hedgerow & Forest Foraging LEARN.COOK.DINE classes. Discover the abundance of nature's pantry, learn sustainable harvesting practices, and unleash your culinary powers in the kitchen. Are you ready for an unforgettable experience that celebrates the richness of our local environment and the joys of community connection? Embark on your next wild adventure by signing up to their classes, and let nature be your guide.

Their next Hedgerow & Forest Foraging - LEARN.COOK.DINE classes are taking place on Sunday 14th April, 8am-1pm and Sunday 21st April, 8am-1pm.


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