Living in Vancouver means having an abundance of beautiful natural scenery practically at your doorstep. With so many parks mountains in the vicinity, I realized that I wasn’t taking advantage of any of it. So on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, I was invited to tag along on Swallow Tail’s foraging tour out in Lynn Headwaters to learn about the wild edibles in our area.
Chef Robin of Swallow Tail Canada commenced the afternoon with a walking tour by the BC Mills House. Within this tiny area alone, we were introduced to many different plants, roots, and berries that were edible - some of which I had never noticed on previous visits to the parks (ie. thimbleberry, currant, elderberry).read more