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Click here for our Upcoming 2017 Foraging Events

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!


July ~ August ~ September ~ October




Besides our regular foraging events starting April 22nd, Puck's Plenty Forging Tours is pleased to announce our Forage & Feast Events for 2017. Over the past six 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.

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



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The deeper we move into Summer the more bountiful the mushrooms, among them the Summer Oyster (pictured here), White Pine Boletes, King Boletes, Pheasant Backs and more. Join us on trails twenty minutes from town as we collect these delicious wild edibles. Then return to Stratford where a lunch of Nature's Bounty awaits you. Wild mint soup, baguettes from The Little Green Grocery, Gouda Truffle from The Butcher Baker, ginger/carrot wild mushroom bisque as well as individual tarts lightly topped with pineapple weed syrup courtesy of The Honey Tree. Locally brewed craft beer and Niagara wines accompany your meal.

Find out why Travel and Leisure Magazine rated Pucks Plenty as one of the top foraging spots . . . in the world!

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

Tickets can be purchased through internet tranfer 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, Havarti Truffle cheese from The Butcher Baker, wild root vegetable soup, rice curry from Linley's and wild pear pies from The Honey Tree. Locally brewed craft beer 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 tranfer 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. Nettle Gouda from The Butcher Baker, baguettes and salad from The Little Green Grocery, the main course of mushroom quiche from Linley's followed by tasty desserts from The Honey Tree. Locally brewed craft beer 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 tranfer or PayPal. For more information phone 519-271-3726 or email us at pucksplenty@gmail.com



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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 Nettle Gouda Cheese from The Butcher Baker, baguettes and salad from The Little Green Grocery, a main course of Wild Mushroom Ragout followed by a tantalizing dessert from The Honey Tree. Locally brewed craft beer 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 tranfer or PayPal. For more information phone 519-271-3726 or email us at pucksplenty@gmail.com



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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 Truffle Gouda from The Butcher Baker, baguettes from The Little Green Grocery and vegan-friendly creme of wild mushroom soup. Our main course features a choice of either goat cheese and wild watercress quiche or a vegan-friendly alternative along with salad greens from Soiled Reputations. Dessert from Stratford's Honey Tree will follow with your choice of coffee or tea. Locally brewed craft beer 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 tranfer 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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