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2019 Forage and Feast Events

Tickets can be purchased using Paypal or Interac email money transfers. Gift cards for these events are now available online.


May 11th Forage and Feast

8 tickets available.


Our first Forage & Feast Event of the new year will feature Wild Leeks, trout lilies, fiddleheads, nettles and more. After a morning of foraging along beautiful woodland fields and forests we return to the charm of Stratford Tea Leaves for a four course lunch beginning with baguettes from The Little Green Grocery alongside Wild Nettle Gouda from Mountain Oak Cheese. Our soup du jour features delicious Wild Leek Soup followed by our main course of sauteed fiddleheads in a blanket of seasoned angel hair pasta. All of this rounded out by tasty rhubarb pies from The Black Angus Bakery. Locally brewed craft beer from Black Swan Brewery and wines from Niagara are also included.

Puck's Plenty Forage and Feast Events have been rated as one of the top foraging adventures in the world by Marriot International and Travel and Leisure Magazine.

Join us and out why!

Start time: 9:45 am
Where: Packam Sports Complex
Cost: $75 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


June 1st Forage and Feast

15 tickets available.

Our June Forage and Feast Event highlights Nature's Springtime wild edibles, including wild leeks, pheasant back mushrooms, nettles and more. We'll search for these on pristine trails only fifteen minutes outside Stratford before returning to Stratford Tea Leaves for a four course lunch beginning with baguettes from The Downie Street Bakehouse alongside Wild Nettle Gouda from Mountain Oak Cheese. Our soup du jour features delicious Nettle Soup followed by wild leek bulb quiche from The Little Green Grocery. Dessert will feature assorted pies from The Black Angus Bakery. Locally brewed craft beer from Black Swan Brewery and wines from Niagara are also included.

Read The National Post article on Puck's Plenty to get a taste of who we are.
Then join us on the trails!

Start time: 9:45 am
Where: Packam Sports Complex
Cost: $75 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


June 29th Forage and Feast

16 tickets available.

It's Canada Day Weekend and what better way to start our Country's celebrations by hiking in our beautiful forests to search for wild edible plants and mushrooms. We will be searching trails only fifteen minutes from town looking for wild leek bulbs, wild ginger, wood sorrel, day lily flower buds along with an array of Summer mushrooms. Afterward we return return to Stratford's Forest Motel for an upscale meal that includes Wild Nettle Gouda from Mountain Oak Cheese, baguettes from The Little Green Grocery and delicious wild leek bulb potato soup. The main course features a combination of wild mushrooms and asparagus in a cream sauce over pasta. Our lunch is rounded off by scrumptious 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: $75 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


August 3rd Forage and Feast

18 tickets available.

One of the featured mushrooms on our menu is the highly rated Summer Oyster. The delicate fleshy substance renders the perfect texture to any dish. We'll collect these as well as pheasant back fungi (one of the few mushrooms eaten raw), day lily flower buds, wild leek bulbs and more. Then we return to the Forest Motel where a four course meal awaits us, served under banquet tents alongside a lovely lake. Truffle Gouda from Mountain Oak Cheese along with baguettes from The Little Green Grocery will be the opening fare followed by Wild Leek and Potato Soup. Our main course of Summer Oyster Quiche will also be provided by The Little Green Grocery while dessert will be served up by 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: $75 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


August 31st Forage & Feast


15 tickets available.

Late August offering feature several types of Boletes including what some call The Wild Porcini. This family of mushrooms is quite easy to identify simply because it has no gills. Instead there is a "spongy" substance that bruises olive to blue when touched. They are quite delicious especially when harvested young. These will be one of the many mushrooms we will forage for along with wild leek bulbs and amazing wild ginger. After our foraging segment we return to the Forest Motel where a four course meal awaits us, served under banquet tents alongside a lovely lake. Truffle Gouda from Mountain Oak Cheese along with baguettes from The Downie Street Bakery will be the opening fare followed by our popular Summer Sorrel and Potato Soup. Our main course will be a Wild Mushroom Bolognese followed by fresh peach pies from The Black Angus Bakery. Locally brewed craft beers and wines from Niagara are also included.

Start time: 9:45 am
Where: Packam Sports Complex
Cost: $75 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


September 15th Forage and Feast

20 tickets available.

We're in the waning days of Summer as those tree shadows seem just a bit longer while the rich green of the forest floor begins to fade. Nonetheless there are rich wild edibles to be found on trails only minutes from Stratford. Oyster Mushrooms, Puffballs, Boletes to name but a few. We'll collect these along with wild ginger, wild leek bulbs and watercress before returning to Stratford Tea Leaves where a hearty four course meal awaits us. The menu begins with Truffle Gouda from Mountain Oak Cheese accompanied with baskets of fresh baguettes from The Downie Street Bakehouse. A light wood sorrel soup is next on the agenda followed by the main course, Mushroom Bourguignon. Dessert will be provided by The Black Angus Bakery while beverages will include craft beer from Black Swan Brewery and wines from Niagara. An Autumn afternoon can't get better than this.

Start time: 9:45 am
Where: Packam Sports Complex
Cost: $75 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


October 12th Forage and Feast

20 tickets available.

One of the more exciting new finds is the versatile Lepista Irina. It begins to show itself in late August and will coninue to appear until mid-November. It's large and meaty, perfectly suited to our main dish. Meanwhile, out on the trails, we'll also search for Blewits (they're really blue), Lactarius Deliciocus, Lion's Mane, Comb Tooth Corals and more. Then return to Stratford Tea Leaves for a four course lunch featuring Wild Nettle Gouda from Mountain Oak Cheese accompanied with baskets of fresh baguettes from The Downie Street Bakehouse. Next on the plate is leek soup followed by Wild Mushroom Gratin. Our lunch will be topped off with a splendid dessert from The Black Angus Bakery. Locally brewed craft beer along with red and white wines from Niagara are also included.

Start time: 9:45 am
Where: Packam Sports Complex
Cost: $75 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


November 2nd Forage and Feast

20 tickets available.

We're off into a brisk morning of Autumn, where wild mushrooms are ripe for the picking. Blewits, Fall Oysters, Fawn Mushrooms and more. What better way to work up an appetite for our Forage & Feast Season Finale. Our four course lunch at Stratford Tea Leaves will focus on Mother Nature's best offerings. Wild Nettle Gouda from Mountain Oak Cheese, baguettes from The Downie Street Bakehouse. Watercress Soup is next on the agenda before the creme de la creme, Beetroot and Wild Mushroom Gratin in a cream sauce spiced with horseradish and caraway seeds served over mashed potatoes. Dessert will be provided by The Black Angus Bakery. Locally brewed craft beer as well as wines from Niagara are included.

Start time: 9:45 am
Where: Packam Sports Complex
Cost: $75 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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