Wild Food Tours
Join a two-hour walk in your local Chilliwack, BC, forest. Learn intricate steps in identifying, harvesting, processing, and cooking wild foraged foods from a foraging guide & Red Seal chef.
Who it’s for
Nature-lovers and adventurous foodies
What you’ll learn
- Wild food identification, from mushrooms to wild lettuces
- How to cook with these nutritionally dense foraged ingredients
- Forest safety
- Plants to add to your first aid kit
- How to build your Home Food Culture pantry
How it works
Once your deposit is received and your tour date/party confirmed, standby a few days before your tour for our information and directional email.
After covering safety information, we’ll explore and learn about wild food together. Halfway through, enjoy a wild tea and a wild food snack, while we talk about how to harvest, preserve, process, and cook these NEW wild food ingredients at home. Tour trails are acceptable for all ages.
We walk rain or shine—dress for the conditions! Payments can be done via E-transfer to INFO@foragingwithyou.ca, cash, or crypto currency’s.
- Single Person $60
- Families $150
- Gratuity not included
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
Foraging with Raeanna all around BC Canada has brought me such joy in expanding my already acquired knowledge from back home in Chezque, Slovakia. We share and explore recipes and ingredient together often, deciphering wealthier to dry or freeze a mushroom harvest depending on the species.
From September to November, join us in the search for Pine Mushrooms, Chanterelle Mushrooms, Bolete Mushrooms, Lobster Mushrooms, Puff Balls, and many many more. Regular rates apply, tour is two hours long with a wild snack and wild tea.
This tour is located in Yale BC, join our founder Raeanna Layfield for a wild onion forage along the Fraser River. Learn about Mullein herb and wild cherry tree’s as well, with options to gold pan.
Lunch included on this day tour
$125 Adults, $50 Kids, $280 Family
Seasonally offered as the weather allows in the spring into summer seasons. Most tours are 1.5 hours from the Chilliwack Valley, with a wild lunch included. Learn how to harvest smokey morel mushrooms and other wild medicinal and edible plants.
$125 Adults, $50 Kids, $280 Family’s
Your tour, your group, let’s plan something special for you all. Forage, or Forage and Feast with our cooking class available in the forest or in your kitchen. Off roading mountain tours available for those with 4×4, also specialty campfire river side dinners available upon request.
Min 6 Adults or 3 Families
Spring: From April to May, join us to find Wild Stinging Nettle, Fiddleheads, Watercress, Harry Bittercress, Dock Roots and greens, Wild Mint, Oyster Mushrooms, and more. This tour is 2 hours long, with homemade wild snack and wild tea break, regular rates apply.
Summer: From June to August, join us to find Salmon berries, thimble berry, strawberries, mushrooms, and wild edible flowers along with the above.
Enhance your home food culture with one of our hands on cooking class’s. Our chef Raeanna will share her 15+ years of experience in the culinary world with you. Class’s lean on health and wellness while teaching you food sustainability and how to cut costs with your grocery bill. Learn simple hidden chef tricks with cutting, flavoring, and eating.
Who it’s for
Anyone looking to grow their home food culture, save money, enhance food nutrition, and impress their family and friends.
- Sauerkraut fermentation
- Sourdough bread
- Fresh pasta
- Whole chicken de boning and stock making
What it costs
Apprenticeship Program For Young Adults
Dive deep into the forest engaging in one on one time with our red seal chef and foraging guide. Learn how to make money in the industry or put food on the table for your family. Days will consist of harvesting, processing wild ingredients, and even cooking with them. Preservation and harvesting will be our main workshops. This program is free, inquire for application.
Live Chef’s Dinners
Offered in a you host us method, we come to your kitchen. Enjoy a wild food 3 course dinner prepared for you and your guests. Fresh pasta is rolled out before your eyes, while you learn and eat nutritious hand made food. Minimum 4 people, max 12, $85 per person.
2-Hour Online Workshop
This workshop is two hours long focusing on wild mushrooms from the forest. Learn how to harvest, process, and cook with edible and medicinal mushrooms. We also talk about the PlantWave and play it through the whole workshop!
COST: $30 and you can enjoy this with your whole household!
💸30% Donated to Abbotsford BC Charity, Spiritual Path to Awakening.