Based in Co Waterford but providing foraging events nationwide Marie offers her years’ of experience and indepth knowledge of how to identify seaweed and create tasty and nutritious dishes with it.
There are a number of Sea Foraging Events throughout the year as well as the opportunity to book any of the following:
A comprehensive introduction to foraging for and cooking seaweed, including shore walk, cookery demo and tasting and talk & slide show on health benefits.
3 hours: €30
A guided walk on the shore showing a range of edible seaweeds, the ecology of the rocky shore. Learn how to forage your own seaweed. Finish with a beach picnic based on seaweed dishes. A great time out for all the family.
1.5 hours: €20 per person, €50 per family of 2 adults and children.
Take the Walk on the Wild Side a step further and turn your foraged seaweed into your own picnic food.
2 hours: €25 per person €45 per couple / family
An evening out with a group of friends, kicking off with a short talk on the wonders of seaweed, followed by a light supper made of delectable dishes with seaweed. BYOB and make this a night of novelty and nourishment
2 hours: €35 per person. Group rates available.
Marie has also published a pocketbook designed for seaweed foragers, “newby” and experienced. It describes the Top Ten edible seaweeds on the Irish coast in detail, with images and drawings of each one to help identify it correctly, recipes and cookery tips for each and information on health benefits and gardening uses.
Try The Sea Gardener Food Products – Seaweed bars in the following flavors: Almond & Orange or Coconut & Lime Bars or her Mushroom & Black Olive Caponata here! You can read more about them here >>
To find out more about The Sea Gardener or to book or inquire about any of her events visit www.theseagardener.ie
Tel: +353(0)86 8124275
Location is event based – Google map is for the Fenor, Waterford Meetup Point: