VELD AND SEA_SOCIAL MEDIA_Facebook EVENT IMAGE copy.pngWho we are, what we do and why we do it.

There is flavour, food and medicine all around us, we just have to learn how to recognize it.

Based at the Good Hope Gardens Nursery in Cape Point, Veld and Sea offers seasonal and sustainable foraging classes, workshops and collaborative events for public and private groups, wild flavour cooking classes, corporate events and team builds, tour groups, wild flavour consultations, public talks, presentations and travelling foraging workshops.

Roushanna Gray founded this experience based business 10 years ago. Outside teachers that are experts in their field are hand selected to lead our specialized workshops including Wild Beauty, Fermentation, Wildcrafting, Botanical Art, Botanical Cocktails, Mushroom Foraging, Medicinal Plants and Botanical Embroidery.

Meet the teachers HERE.

We are a positive, innovative, nature inspired team, committed to creating and providing nurturing and fulfilling experiences that are adventurous, engaging, educational and delicious.

On all of our seasonal wild food foraging workshops, we support and strive to teach sustainable, responsible and legal foraging practices.

“No one will protect what they don't care about; and no one will care about what they have never experienced”― David Attenborough

Press Coverage


The Duchess Greenery Series – Veld and Sea Oct 2018

Cape Town Tourism Neighborhood Guide – Simonstown to Cape Point June 2018

Fire and Flowers video clip by Nic Leighton and Gabrielle Holmes September 2017

Deep Blue / Middle C  ~ Vimeo documentary surf film 2017

Coastal Foraging on Morning Live, SABC 2 Dec 2016

Coastal Foraging on Eye Witness News 2016

Cooking with seaweed on the Expresso Breakfast Show 2015


Home Journal – Meet Wild Food Forager Feb 2019

Lufthansa Magazine – Cape of Good Things Jan 2019

Womens Heath Magazine – Wild Food Foraging Oct 2018

East Afternoon – Foraging with Veld and Sea August 2018

Destination Namaste – Portrait of a Foraging Goddess and Wild Food Innovator June 2018

Aspire, Design and Home – Nourishment: Wild at Heart April 2018

Hospitality Marketplace interview – Eat on the wild side February 2018

The Age of Foraging, Fynbos and Fresh Botanicals – Food24 Feb 2018 

Botanical Inspiration – Gardenista Dec 2017

Give a Fork blog – Veld and Sea forage Dec 2017

Country Life magazine Q&A September 2017

Le Creuset Foodie, Forager, Fynbos Champion Q&A September 2017

Wild at Heart DE TUIN OP TAFEL June 2017

Forbes Woman Africa Aug-Sep 2016 cover

Article on The Botanist website

Country Life Article

Mail and Guardian coastal foraging article

Cape Times Coastal Foraging article

The Urban Hunter Gatherer Blog post


Sound Clip of edible seaweed on Pippas Planet, Cape Talk an 2019

Sound clip of coastal foraging interview on Cape Talk Radio



Tracy Leigh Rauch ~

“Loved every moment and morsel spent with Veld and Sea Mermaids. If you want to experience a deep and lasting connection to earth and ocean go and meet these beautiful women. They are inspiring and so willing to share their precious knowledge, which we so need. Thank you for an incredible day.”

Dave Meinert ~

“Hands down one of the best things I have ever done in Cape Town, after living most of my life here and constantly on the search for amazing things to do that celebrate what the Cape has to offer.”

Susan McLeary ~

“A magical, inspiring, rejuvenating celebration of nature! An experience that will stay with me forever.”

Charisse Louw ~

“Thank you Roushanna for bringing your creative magic and beauty to everything and everyone you touch. This is an extraordinary gift!”

Petra Joell ~

“If you are looking for something both educational and tasty.. then what better than learning about sustainable foraging!? I have had the pleasure of experiencing Roushanna’s classes.. and I must say..just one word: INCREDIBLE!

11. Gabrielle Holmes

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@veldandsea  Instagram



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