Join us for some wildly deliciously workshops this season. We are offering up some new collaborative workshops and pop-up events in and around the Veld and Sea kitchen classroom cabin this season. Please scroll down to view our exciting winter experiences.
To book for any of these events, please follow the Quicket links below or email email@example.com
Saturday the 23rd of June 10am – 2pm BOOK TICKETS
Saturday the 21st of July 10am – 2pm BOOK TICKETS
Introductory half day forage and feasting experience
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR:
Aimed at adults but children are welcome to join their parents. Anyone who has an interest in gardening, in wild food, foraging or indigenous edibles. Chefs wanting to discover new ingredients or foodies wanting to play with the diverse wild flavours in our Indigenous edibles. People interested in Fynbos, in vegetable gardening, self sufficiency, in the Slow Food movement or those that just want to have a unique and delicious experience at a beautiful venue with like minded people.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Each course is different according to the season and availability in the gardens and the bush. Explore the gardens, discover and pick edible flowers,weeds and fresh organic vegetables. Forage for indigenous edibles, learn how to sustainably harvest them, utilize them in your kitchen, grow them in your garden and some of their medicinal properties. Learn about wild herbs and how to preserve and prepare them. After snacks and a gathering tour we will get creative in the foraging classroom kitchen and prepare and share a feast.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
This half day course includes wild food snacks and drinks, a delicious three course lunch based on ingredients foraged, harvested and prepared by the group. You will also receive information notes and recipes on the plants that we will use in the meal.
WHAT TO BRING:
Gumboots or comfortable walking shoes, raincoat/sun hat – suitable outdoor gear. Cameras are welcome. Don’t forget an open mind and your sense of humour!
You can also enjoy a 10% discount in the nursery retail should you wish to purchase any indigenous plants for your garden.
R650 p/person. Children under 17yrs R350, Children under 2yrs free.
10am – 2pm
Good Hope Gardens Nursery, Plateau Rd (M65),Cape Point
Roushanna and Gael Gray
ELEMENTS AND NATURE ~ KIDS HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS
26th, 27th, 28th and 29th of June, 12th and 13th of July
9.30am – 12.30pm BOOK TICKETS
Kids holiday fun! Connecting kids back to nature with plant inspired arts and crafts, foraging and harvesting ingredients for cooking and tasting, stories, nature walks, yoga and allowing lots of time for playing.
Each day we will have a different elemental theme woven through the activities. Kids will engage with the outdoors through play, food, movement and crafts, and will leave with something special that they have created during the day.
A simple and healthy meal will be served which the kids will be involved with by helping to prepare, as well as refreshments of fruit and spring water. Packed lunch boxes are encouraged for picky eaters and food intolerances.
Tuesday 26th June – Earth: Exploring the gardens, collecting veggies and wild herbs, making clay art.
Wednesday 27th June – Water: Sea stories, making pirate hats, beach pebble painting, creating edible flower and wild herb drinks.
Thursday 28th June – Fire: Fynbos stories and drawings, collecting kindling and nature pieces for weaving works and making a cooking fire.
Friday 29th June – Air: Exploring tree, leaf and grass art, making edible flower petal cupcakes, an outdoor picnic tea party.
Thursday 12th July – “What flavour is the season?” Winter: Explore the differences in weather, light and plants, season dependent through story, games, yoga and a seasonal wild flavour meal.
Friday 13th July – “Hello Moon” : Explore our relationship to the sun and moon, how it determines our seasons and food through crafts, story, experiments and a seasonal based wild flavour meal.
Spaces are limited so book soon to avoid disappointment.
TASTE YOUR WALK ~ KIDS HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
28th and 29th of June, 12th and 13th July 13:30 to 16:30 BOOK TICKETS
‘Taste Your Walk’ Each day will hold an exploration of season dependent wild foods. We will collect ingredients on a gathering session around the nursery gardens and the children will discover how to prepare the new wild ingredients through an interactive cooking class. A different dish will be the focus each day. Stories, games, yoga and crafts will be woven in to enhance the experience.
Spaces are limited so book soon to avoid disappointment.
Ages: 10 – 13
NATURE INSPIRED EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP
Saturday the 1st of September 10am-2pm BOOK TICKETS
WHAT TO EXPECT: Led by textile artist Andie Reeves, come and learn the basics of embroidery, from choosing threads and fabric, creating designs and learning different stitching techniques. Participants will receive a hoop and immerse in an afternoon of stitching your own unique flora-themed design. You will leave with your hoop as well as needle and thread to carry on your new hobby at home.
WHAT IS INCLUDED: We will supply all equipment including hoops, threads, needles and fabric. Tea, cake, botanical cocktails and canapés will be served though out the day.
As this is the first official day of SPRING we will be celebrating with flower crown creations on arrival.
TEACHER: Andie Reeves has a background in fashion having previously worked as a dressmaker, stylist, sewing teacher and fashion designer. Currently working as a writer/artist/preschool teacher, her art is being exhibited at The Raptor Room and Cavalli Gallery. She is interested in all forms of textile art, especially weaving, embroidery and sewing, and is passionate about teaching others these skills.
PRICE: R550 per person
DURATION: 4 hours
VENUE: Veld and Sea kitchen classroom at the Good Hope Gardens Nursery, Cape Point
S P R I N G T I M E R E ~T R E A T
SAVE THE DATE: 22nd – 24th September
We are excited to announce Veld and Sea’s first long weekend retreat!
A festive weekend for adventure goddesses filled with flowers, wild flavours, foraging, wild beauty rituals, picnics, yoga, ocean time, fire cooking, botanical cocktails, creating, and beautifully balanced with lots of time for play and rest, reading and relaxation.
To join the waiting list for more info and booking details, please email Roushanna on firstname.lastname@example.org
PRIVATE FORAGING EXPERIENCES
Only in Cape Town for a short time and don’t see any dates that suit your schedule? Email email@example.com for a private foraging experience or wild food cooking class.
Season dependent, we will adventure to the beach, forest, mountains, gardens or fynbos and discover the exciting new world of wild flavours Cape Town has on offer. Seaweeds, shellfish, wild mushrooms, fragrant aromatic wild herbs, edible flowers and weeds, medicinal plants, indigenous veg, seeds, roots and shoots – every season has something amazing on offer.
A private foraging experience is offered for up to nine people. Duration is around 3 hours and includes a welcome drink and wild flavoured snack, a foraging intro, a walk and talk and gathering session, a mini cooking class where you will create either a botanical cocktail or a dish which is part of a light seasonal inspired lunch/dinner.
INCLUDES: Recipes and notes, welcome drink and snack, light lunch/picnic
For pricing and booking details, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
VELD AND SEA 2018 GIFT VOUCHERS
Give the gift of experience! Valid for up to 6 months from purchase, redeemable at any of our Veld and Sea events, to the value of your choice. Details HERE