The Gardening Lady to host summer foraging supper club in Preston

A delicious cake created by The Gardening Lady. Pic Denise Heys

The Larder will host a special Foraging Supper Club night, provided by Denise Heys, aka The Gardening Lady later this summer.


“I will be out front introducing each dish and explaining how each part was researched and prepared,” said Denise, who regularly hosts craft workshops and foraging events from her purpose-built studio in Penwortham.

Denise Heys has been leading foraging workshops for over seven years. Pic The lady of gardening

Denise has been leading foraging workshops for seven years. Trained in horticulture, she knows which plants are edible and which should be avoided!

In addition to hosting workshops, Denise regularly hosts supper clubs and foraging and restoration workshops, inviting people to walk through the local woods, taking notes and photos of the plants they find. . During the walks, participants discover the plants and those that can be picked safely at this particular time of the year.

“The workshops bring people closer to nature,” Denise said. “People have told me they calm nerves and help people seek out nutritious, healthy foods they didn’t know were there.”

Denise regularly leads supper clubs and foraging and restoration workshops. Pic The lady of gardening

The Larder has been promoting healthier, sustainable foods to the public for over three years, and this latest event will see Denise introduce her Summer Foraging Larder Take Over Menu.

The vegetarian menu will include drinks on arrival, canapes such as wild garlic pinwheels, a starter of gazpacho soup with rosehip petals and a slice of oyster mushroom pie served with a selection of side dishes. ‘accompaniement. To finish, Denise will serve a trio of elderflower and coffee or tea desserts served with nettle and wild rose crisp.

The event will take place on Saturday August 13 from 7pm to 10pm at The Larder in Lancaster Road.

Tickets cost £25 plus booking fee, bookable on Eventbrite. Contact The Larder for details on the full menu that will be served in the evening.

Follow Denise Heys via the Gardening Lady website.

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