NO MORE SPACE: Full-day family excursion: Foraging in Hong Kong’s backyard

  • 20 Mar 2021
  • 10:30
  • Tai O bus stop

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS ALREADY FULL!

This amazing tour for adults and children age 7 and above is taking us to the fields and forests surrounding abandoned farmlands on Lantau Island. Our guide Wanda is an experienced, passionate forager who knows how to identify edible and medicinal plants. Together we are going to search for wild vegetables, herbs, flowers, fruits and nuts. As we walk we will learn about plant identification, pattern recognition and unearth unique tastes in edible wild plants.

Itinerary:

10:30
Meet at Tai O bus stop, safety briefing and intro to foraging

10:45
Walk along the Lantau trail foraging through coastal and woodland areas and learning about the plants and coastal food

11:15
Snack and water break by the beach or by the waterfall

12:00
Forage on feral farmland at Yi O Farm where wild edibles are most abundant, with a number of medicinal plants in this area

13:00
Picnic lunch (self pack lunch). Washroom and filtered water refills are available.
Q&A session over lunch.

13:45
Foraging around organic farm for wild edibles. Here you can pick some edibles to take home

15:15
Walk out (approx. 50 min.) or taking speed boat*

16:15
Back in Tai O parking lot

*A speed boat is available upon request to take us back to Tai O (tide dependent). The cost is HKD 300 total and can take up to 14 people. It’s a 12 minute journey.


Date & Time:
Saturday, March 20, 2020. Meet up: Tai O bus stop at 10:30am

Fee: 
Members: HKD 550 p. adult, HKD 325 p. child under age of 12
Non-members: HKD 650 p. adult, HKD 325 p. child under age of 12
(lunch and transfer are not included)

Registration:
Please email the name incl. age of the participants and a mobile number where we can reach you to: jj.wang@swiss-hk.com
size: min. of 6 pax, max. 12 pax (limited to maximum four families in total)
After successful registration, we will provide further details and payment instruction via email

Deadline:
March 17, 2020


Disclaimer: With my registration I confirm that all participants I register have sufficient insurance coverage for the participation in this event. I understand and acknowledge that all participants I register assume all risks and hazard incidental for any injury or loss and all participants I register assume full responsibility and liability. All participants I register hereby acknowledge and waive, absolve, indemnify and agree to hold harmless the Swiss Association of Hong Kong, its organisers, sponsors, supervisors, board members, committee members and other participants from any liability and responsibility.

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