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Learn more about seaweed and the Norwegian coast


Content of the course: Field Theory, Guided Foraging, Food samples using seaweed

Did you know that the Norwegian coast is covered in an abundance of edible and tasty seaweeds? Want to learn more about what you can find, how to identify the different seaweeds and how to harvest them sustainably?🌊🌿

Would you like to get some inspiration on how seaweed can be used to spice up your cooking?👨🏼‍🍳 
Join this 3h guided foraging excursion where we will explore Trondheims coastline and answer those questions!

What to bring 👨🏼‍🌾 : 

  • Scissors 
  •  Waders / Rubber Boots (footwear that can get wet and dirty) 
  • Net / Basket with holes* 
  • Bag / Tupperware (to bring your catch home) 
  • Weather appropriated Clothing Neoprene- / Kitchengloves* (so you don’t have to get your hands cold and wet) 
  • Snacks and Drinks (ev. Warm)* 




    - With ESNcard: 130 kr

    - Without ESNcard: 150 kr

    When: Sunday 21st of April from 16:00-19:00

Meet-up: Parking lot at Leangen Gård,


Some info about the tutor: 

The tour guide will be Patrick Bösch, a certified Wild Edible Plants Expert and Mushroom Identification Expert. He has been holding courses in Seaweed, Edible Plant and Mushroom Foraging since 2021. In 2022 he also started with part time harvesting of wild edible plants for a company in Trøndelag that supplies them to the top restaurants in Norway. Patrick has been interested in the bounty that nature can offer us for a long time, and tries to incorporate harvest into his own diet.

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By organising this activity, the organisers want to contribute to the following Sustainable Development Goals
Fostering Responsible Consumption
Fostering Circular Economy
Boosting Urban Nature
Encouraging Wildlife Protection
Encouraging Slow Food
Physical Health & Well-Being
Recognition of Skills
Social and Cultural Integration in Local Community
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