Monthly Archives: September 2012

SEASHORE FORAGE

Slow Food Sugar Loaf September Event

THIS EVENT IS FULL TO CAPACITY AND IS CLOSED

Dear members and friends the Sugar Loaf Club , join us on a voyage of exploration of the plants, seaweeds,  marine life of the coast of South Wicklow.

Guided by an expert with extensive local knowledge , Karin Dubsky who is an International Coordinator Coastwatch Europe  this will be a field trip to treasure

There are two parts to the afternoon activities:Taking part in a Coastwatch survey which officially begins on the 15th. An introduction and instruction will be given and test kits provided by Coast watch

The second part hones in learning how to identify and forage for the  edible wild food that may be found along the coast, costal rocks  and seawater which will include  a transect starting around the low water and working out way up into the hinterland.

WHEN:    Saturday 15th September

WHERE: Ennereilly Beach 6 K north of Arklow(details below)

WHEN:   2 pomp Saturday 15th September

WEAR :   Rain gear and,  sensible shoes and ,ideally, sand shoes

BRING:  Scissors or knife and a container for plants and seaweeds.

There is no charge for attending and in line with our Sugar Loaf  ethos all are welcome including friends and children.

Directions:

From the North Exit  N11 at Jack Whites Cross road and take the  R773 keep on to a T junction where you turn R onto the R 750 (the old Arklow Coast road.)  After about 4 k the road is alongside the sea until just before Pennycomequick  Bridge over Redcross river  and a church on R side of road. Park safely before that.

From the South you can exit N11 at Johnstown unto a local road for about 1 k and when you each a T junction turn L onto R 750 Straight on over Pennycome quick bridge and park safely as soon as the road is alongside the sea.

The location is clear on Discovery series map number  62.

 

THIS EVENT IS FULL TO CAPACITY AND IS CLOSED

 If you hope to attend please send an email  to: latimerd@gofree.indigo.ie for the attention of Biddy White Lennon