Wild Food Mary

Foraging, education, wild liqueurs – as seen on RTE (Lords & Ladles, Dermot's Secret Garden) & the Irish Times


Fungi Mushrooms

Last minute walk and picnic date


horse mushroom and blewits 23rd Nov

Saturday November 5th 2016, this date has just become free and I’m off to the woods to picnic and explore. If you would like to join me please call 087 7418536 ASAP, Thanks.

Meantime have a look in recipes for very tasty mushroom butter.





George n me @ Ballincard, OffalySunny April DinnerMe n oys stumpAugust 2014, Beara, Cadamstown 057Maamturks Aug and Boora n Mush 023Maamturks Aug and Boora n Mush 029oyster pic1mush Chantarelle basket 1jew's ear fungus With Denis Healy's Wicklow Horsemushroom and chickweed 23rd Nov Fly Agaric 2 Hedgehog mushroom field mushroom Dryad growing on tree Cep 3 Dryad's saddle showing good size to eat

Walks & Workshops

Workshop dates for July August and September. There are still some dates available for private bookings also, please call Mary on 087/7418536 for more details.

 Mary offers workshops to schools, primary, post primary, College and private groups, just call to discus  your own specially tailored event. See below for some scheduled dates.

Workshops can be themed around such topics as fun with wild flowers and plants. Biodiversity, Natural health boosters, wine-making. Fungi… So if you are looking for an unusual gift or a fun educational/cooking experience contact Mary.



August September 2017 DATES:

  • Tuesday August 22nd,Roundwood House,Co.Laois.
  • Saturday September 9th, Ecofarm, Gort, contact to book.
  • Sunday September 10th, @ national heritage  museum book contact museum.
  • Saturday 16th September, autumn forage at Howth castle cookery school. Forage followed by fun in the kitchen, book with cookery school.
  •  Sunday 17th September,Clareen, Mushroom Day, limited spaces, to book call Mary 0877418536.
  • Saturday 23rd September, camp forage and cook with wildfoodmary,  Co Westmeath. to book call Catherine 087 2740092. 


  • PLEASE  NOTE: workshops subject to minimum of 6 people, max 15.



To arrange a workshop for your family or group, home or away, please contact Mary.

mush Chantarelle basket 1

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