Ontario Foraging, Foraging, Wild edibles, Wild Mushrooms, Nettle Beer, Stratford restaurants, oyster mushrooms, morels


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What makes our foraging treks quite magical this time of year is Deer Haven Farm, our final stop on our adventures. Besides the wonderful mushrooms that grow under the conifers, we are followed my two young emus, Allan and Rick, while barnyard animals such as peacocks, European hogs and assorted fowl watch our every move. What better backdrop while you are out in nature.


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.

Outings are available most weekends and weekdays through mid November.

Cost: $30 per person.

Unless otherwise noted, foraging treks are limited to 15 participants.

For more information phone 519-271-3726 or email us at pucksplenty@bell.net.

To reserve a foraging trek you can send a cheque by regular mail. We also accept email money transfers. An electronic gift card will be sent to you along with a receipt.


Upcoming Special Events

Please note, for all the 2014 special events please refer to our Events Page.

September 13, 2014, Savour Stratford Tutored Tasting presents Pucks Plenty Culinary Foraging Experience

Please note: Tickets for this event are purchased through Stratford Tourism, on-line only. Sold out.

Join veteran forager Peter Blush as he searches beautiful forest trails for wild edibles only minutes from Stratford. Learn how to identify and harvest wild ginger, may apples and mushrooms, LOTS of mushrooms. Then return to Stratford for a feast of local fare including cheeses from Mountain Oak Cheese in New Hamburg, breads, quiches and soups from local shops and awarding winning tea from Stratford Tea Leaves. Beverages from local breweries as well as wines from Niagara will also be served.

Where: Meet at the Stratford Dog Park Parking Lot

Time: 10:00 am

This event is limited to 20 participants so book early.

Cost: $45.00 per person

For details or to purchase tickets please refer to the
Stratford Tourism Events Calendar


October 4, 2014, Savour Stratford Tutored Tasting presents Pucks Plenty's October Fest of Mushrooms. 6 tickets left.


Please note: Tickets for this event are purchased through Stratford Tourism, on-line only.

Puck's Plenty Foraging Tours takes to the woods to collect such choice mushrooms as pink bottom, fall oysters and more. We will also visit Deer Haven Farm where a 17 year old evergreen forest yields such delicacies as miniature puffballs, lactarius delicious and incredible bluet mushrooms. After we collect our bounty we will return to Stratford Tea Leaves for a feast of local fare including cheeses from Mountain Oak Cheese in New Hamburg as well as breads, mushroom quiche and soups from local shops and awarding winning tea from Tea Leaves. Locally brewed beer and wines from Niagara will also be served.

Where: Meet at the Stratford Dog Park Parking Lot

Time: 10:00 am

This event is limited to 20 participants so book early.

Cost: $45.00 per person

For details or to purchase tickets please refer to the
Stratford Tourism Events Calendar

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