In the heart of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, nestled among the serene landscapes of Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort, something exciting is brewing for all nature enthusiasts and culinary adventurers alike. Renowned wild food expert Nikki Brighton is set to take center stage with her captivating presentation titled “Wild about Weeds.” This event promises to be an immersive journey into the world of foraging, wild food, and the art of incorporating nature’s bounty into our everyday lives.


Scheduled for the 21st and 22nd of March, Nikki Brighton’s event offers a unique opportunity to explore the hidden treasures of wild edibles amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Drakensberg. The itinerary includes a forage walk at 9 am on both days, where participants will have the chance to join Nikki herself in uncovering the abundance of wild plants that thrive in the region. From identifying edible weeds to learning about their nutritional benefits, this hands-on experience is sure to ignite a newfound appreciation for the natural world.


For those eager to delve deeper into the realm of wild food, the Wild Food Talk, scheduled for 5 pm on the 21st of March, is not to be missed. During this enlightening session, Nikki Brighton will share her wealth of knowledge on the subject, offering insights into the myriad benefits of wild foods and practical tips on how to incorporate them into your lifestyle. From enhancing culinary creations to harnessing the medicinal properties of wild herbs, attendees can expect to gain invaluable wisdom that transcends the boundaries of conventional cuisine.


Tickets for these exclusive events are priced at R250 per person for the forage walk and R150 per person for the Wild Food Talk, which includes delightful teas and eats to tantalize your taste buds. With limited availability capped at 25 participants per day, early booking is essential to secure your spot on this unforgettable journey. To reserve your place and purchase tickets, simply contact Charmaine on 0827142903 and prepare to embark on a culinary adventure like no other.


As an added bonus, attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Nikki Brighton’s acclaimed recipe book, “Nikki’s Wild Food,” during the events. Filled with tantalizing recipes and insightful guidance on foraging and wild food preparation, this book is a must-have companion for anyone looking to explore the wonders of nature’s pantry.


So mark your calendars, gather your fellow nature lovers, and join Nikki Brighton at Dragon Peaks Mountain Lodge for an unforgettable celebration of wild food, foraging, and the boundless wonders of the natural world. Prepare to be inspired, nourished, and forever changed by the magic of “Wild about Weeds.”