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Click here for our Upcoming 2017 Foraging Events

Our foraging events are available every Saturday, Sunday & Holidays from April through November. For a list of the individual events see our Events page. We also feature our popular Forage & Feast events listed below. Our foraging only events are both children and dog friendly. No charge for children under 15 years of age . . . or any dog of any age for that matter!


September ~ October ~ November




Over the past eight years these unique events have served to bring participants a taste of the wild, at the same time promoting local businesses who team with us to create a wonderful culinary experience. Earlier this year, in an article about wild food, Wine and Dine Magazine (Singapore) featured Puck's Plenty's Forage and Feast alongside such world famous restaurants as Noma (Denmark), Parallel 37 (San Francisco) and the Native Restaurant (Britain). Our events were also listed by Marriot International as one of the "Top 10 Adventures to Have this Summer" while Travel and Leisure Magazine included Puck's Plenty as one of the top foraging spots in the world.

Tickets can be purchased through interac email transfer or PayPal. For more information phone 519-271-3726 or email us at pucksplenty@gmail.com

These events are non-refundable, however, tickets can be transferred to any remaining events that are not sold out including upcoming events for our 2018 season.



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Our final Forage & Feast event of the season features late Autumn fungi along with hearty plants that stir our culinary imagination. We'll meet mid-morning and take to trails only 20 minutes from Stratford to collect mushrooms such as Fall Oysters, Velvet Foots and Fawn mushrooms along with wild watercress and wild ginger root. Meanwhile, a tantalizing lunch awaits us that includes Gouda Nettle from Mountain Oak Cheese, baguettes from The Little Green Grocery and vegan-friendly creme of leek soup. Our main course features wild mushroom ragout along with salad greens from Soiled Reputations. apple pie from Stratford's The Black Angus Bakery will follow with your choice of coffee or tea. Locally brewed craft beer from Black Swan Brewery and wines from Niagara will also be included.

Find out why Marriot International and Travel and Leisure Magazine listed Puck's Pleny Forage and Feast series as one of the best food foraging spots . . . in the world.

Start time: 9:45 am
Where: Packam Sports Complex
Cost: $70 per person.

Tickets can be purchased through internet transfer or PayPal. For more information phone 519-271-3726 or email us at pucksplenty@gmail.com



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Early September and just imagine what Nature has to offer on the trails. Wild leek bulbs, Day Lily tubers, puffballs (big and small), Bolete and Oyster mushrooms. Such a plethora to tempt the palate. And yet there it is, ripe for the picking. Join us in the forest only 20 minutes from town, learning to identify and prudently harvest these delicious wild edibles. A few hours later we return to Stratford where an upscale meal awaits us. Baguettes from The Little Green Grocery, Gouda Nettle from Mountain Oak Cheese, wild leek bacon or wild leek quiche from Linley's and pear pies from The Black Angus Bakery. Locally brewed craft beer from Black Swan Brewery and wines from Niagara are also included.

Start time: 9:45 am
Where: Packam Sports Complex
Cost: $70 per person.

Tickets can be purchased through internet transfer or PayPal. For more information phone 519-271-3726 or email us at pucksplenty@gmail.com



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We're arriving at the pinacle of the wild mushroom season and with it comes the lure of adventure and the enticement of culinary delicacies. Edible fungi are everywhere, from tender Velvet Foot bursting from dead hardwood to the vibrant blue coloured Blewits that dot the ground on darkened forest floors. Recipes for these tasty morcels are numerous and we will be featuring but a few in our wild lunch menu. Gouda Nettle from Mountain Oak Cheese, baguettes and salad from The Little Green Grocery, the main course of mushroom quiche from Linley's followed by tasty desserts from The Black Angus Bakery. Locally brewed craft beer from Black Swan Brewery and wines from Niagara are also included.

Join us on a 2 1/2 hour hike along Nature's beautiful trails where you will collect your own bounty of wild edibles. Then return to Stratford where an upscale lunch awaits you.

Start time: 9:45 am
Where: Packam Sports Complex
Cost: $70 per person.

Tickets can be purchased through internet transfer or PayPal. For more information phone 519-271-3726 or email us at pucksplenty@gmail.com



SOLD OUT.


Deeper into Autumn and the forest is rich with wild fungi. Velvet Foot, Fall Oysters, Honey Mushrooms, Blewits. The list goes on. This is the ideal time to learn the art of wild mushroom hunting and to experience the unique taste of Nature's offerings. We'll take to beautiful trails only 20 minutes from Stratford to collect our bounty. Then return for an upscale lunch that includes Gouda Nettle from Mountain Oak Cheese, baguettes and salad from The Little Green Grocery, a main course of Wild Mushroom Ragout followed by a tantalizing dessert from The Black Angus Bakery. Locally brewed craft beer from Black Swan Brewery and wines from Niagara will also be included. It's an adventure you won't forget. Just ask Marriot International and Travel and Leisure Magazine.

Start time: 9:45 am
Where: Packam Sports Complex
Cost: $70 per person.

Tickets can be purchased through internet transfer or PayPal. For more information phone 519-271-3726 or email us at pucksplenty@gmail.com


Our foraging treks take place across beautiful woodland trails just minutes from
Stratford, Ontario with the purpose of educating participants in the art of identifying wild edibles and mushrooms, prudent harvesting and, in the end, appreciating their wonderful taste and health benefits.

To reserve a foraging trek we accept interac transfers and PayPal. In return an electronic receipt will be sent to you.

Puck's Plenty
96 Birmingham Street, Stratford, Ontario N5A 2S9
Telephone: (519)271-3726
Or email us at pucksplenty@gmail.com







Photos on this page by Terry Manzo Stratford, Ontario

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