Vancouver Outdoor Community Spotlight: Chef Robin Kort of Swallow Tail Tours

Chef Robin Kort of Swallow Tail Tours foraging on the beach

Chef Robin Kort of Swallow Tail Tours. Photo: Angela Fama Photography

Many of us are familiar with the sights, smells, and sounds of nature. But how many of us know what it tastes like? That’s where Chef Robin Kort of Swallow Tail Tours comes in. She offers foraging classes and tours both online and in-person to help us connect with wild foods.

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Vancouver Outdoor Community Spotlight: Chef Robin Kort of Swallow Tail Tours

Uncover Van’s Mushroom Bounty Nov. 6 at Stanley Park

Edible chanterelle mushroom by Flickr user K3ntFIN

Fungus is among us–lots of it. Macrofungi, a.k.a. mushrooms, thrive in B.C.’s soggy coastal rainforest climate. Seasoned mushroomers know that wild mushroom hunting is an ideal way to combine a forest nature walk with finding a meal that some people would pay oodles for. But finding and identifying edible mushrooms takes savvy, and that’s why you should enroll in a class like the popular “Fungus Among Us: Mushrooms Galore” run by the Stanley Park Ecology Society, 1:30-3:00 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6. Continue reading:
Uncover Van’s Mushroom Bounty Nov. 6 at Stanley Park