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Foraging

  • Foraging reestablishes the bond between people and the natural environment
  • It advocates for the ethical collection of wild food, respecting ecological balances
  • Foraging offers an immersive experience that engages the senses
  • It follows the seasonal rhythm, leading to the discovery of fresh and seasonal ingredients
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Foraging

Foraging, or the collection of wild food, is an ancient human practice that has regained popularity in recent years, transforming from a primal necessity into a unique sensory experience. In an increasingly industrialized world, foraging represents a return to our roots, a way to reconnect with nature and discover the hidden treasures our environment has to offer.

Amidst the frenzy of modern life, we often forget that the earth is generous with spontaneous gifts: aromatic herbs, wild fruits, exquisite mushrooms, and much more. Foraging is not just a quest for ingredients; it’s a journey through untouched landscapes, an opportunity to sharpen our observation skills and deepen our understanding of nature.

The art of foraging demands knowledge and respect for the surrounding environment. It’s crucial to learn to distinguish edible plants from poisonous ones, appreciate the delicate balance of ecosystems, and cultivate a sustainable approach to harvesting. This practice not only provides a means of ethically sourcing food but also teaches us to be mindful stewards of the land that sustains us.

Each season presents new foraging opportunities, with a variety of ingredients changing with the climate. From the freshness of spring to the abundance of autumn, each period offers a unique gustatory experience. The aroma of wild herbs, the intense flavor of freshly picked fruits, and the satisfaction of preparing a meal with ingredients straight from nature transcend the mere act of cooking.

Nature Connection: Foraging fosters a connection with the natural environment, encouraging a deeper understanding of local flora and fauna.

Environmental Sustainability: Foraging advocates responsible and sustainable harvesting of wild foods, emphasizing the importance of preserving ecosystems and respecting the natural cycle.

Unique Sensory Experience: Beyond the quest for food, foraging provides a multisensory experience, engaging touch, smell, and taste in a culinary journey through untouched landscapes.

Rediscovery of Seasons: Foraging follows the rhythm of seasons, offering a variety of fresh, seasonal ingredients, reconnecting people with the natural cycle of life and flavors.

In a world that often prioritizes the convenience of supermarkets, foraging reminds us that food can be more than a commodity to purchase. It can be a discovery, an adventure, a way to connect with the natural cycle of life. Through foraging, we discover that our relationship with food can be deeply rooted in the land we tread, opening doors to new worlds of flavors and aromas awaiting us under the open sky.

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Gourmet Spring

50€ per person

Gourmet Spring

50€ per person

Savor the Energy of Nature's Rebirth

  • harvest the wild plants you find in the forest
  • avoiding harm to the environment and respecting natural resources
  • in the company of an expert guide
  • connect intimately with the natural life cycle
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    Magic Mushrooms

    50€ per person

    Magic Mushrooms

    50€ per person

    Get to know, study, and collect mushrooms in the company of expert mycologists

    • Immerse yourself in the forests of Val di Sole with an expert mycologist
    • identify, study, and collect mushrooms
    • learn sustainable practices
    • experience an adventure in complete safety
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      Autumn Treasures

      50€ per person

      Autumn Treasures

      50€ per person

      A journey rediscovering fruits and berries

      • experience a Colorful and Fragrant Autumnal Adventure
      • gathering Walnuts, Chestnuts, and Berries
      • in the Company of an Expert Guide
      • rediscover the Deep Connection with the Earth.
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