Tourisme Charlevoix

Forêt Gourmande

About

The Forêt Gourmande experience consists of making you discover the edible wild plants of the inhabited forest of the Massif and the forests of Charlevoix.

Savor the coffees, desserts, refreshments and innovative dishes offered at the Café.
Taste wild plants on guided forest tours. Two formulas are offered: “the family” or “the long”, which take place on the “La Promenade” trail. Book your visit!

Discover the gourmet forest products highlighted at our store.

Take a breath in our educational forest area under the pines and a magnificent view of the River.

Restaurants

  • Specialities

    • Lunch box
    • Café
    • Health food
  • Price

    Per person / before taxes and service

    • Morning $15 and -
    • Noon $15 and -
    • Evening Fermé
  • Features

    • Regional products
    • Terrace
    • Souvenir shop

Activities

  • Forêt gourmande is a chain of producers and processors that showcases gourmet forest products such as maple products, birch syrup, berries, forest spices and wild mushrooms.

  • Inside the Forêt gourmande you will find an environmental education area, including 10 interpretation panels on the ecology of gourmet products, to allow visitors to learn more about our nourishing forest.

  • The Forêt gourmande boutique offers a range of gourmet products 100% forest, from Charlevoix and seasonal arrivals:
    Maple products and white birch syrup from the Coopérative de l'Arbre, certified organic.
    Forest mushrooms such as chaga, porcini mushrooms and chanterelles picked by passionate gatherers from Charlevoix.
    Amelanche in the form of jelly and syrup prepared by Les Vergers Pedneault.
    Blueberry marmalade concocted by Les Jardins du center
    Labrador tea
    Spices from our forests in the spotlight until February
    Juniper berry
    Balsam Myrique
    Crisp alder pepper picked directly from the Massif mountain by the Coop de l'Arbre team.

  • Two forest and gourmet interpretation walks are offered. These walks take place in the Inhabited Forest of the Massif, where you can find dozens of edible wild plants and mushrooms. The activity is aimed at families and curious people interested in discovering the gourmet treasures of our forests.

    This visit introduces you to the identification of edible wild plants and "how" to harvest them ethically. This activity also allows you to learn how to prepare wild plants and taste them! 90-minute family package and 2,5-hour adult package.

  • Des visites guidées sous forme de randonnée sur le territoire de la Forêt habitée du Massif qui permettront d'apprendre à identifier des plantes forestières comestibles et d'en faire la cueillette.

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Contact informations

1350, Chemin Principal
Petite-Rivière-Saint-François (QC)  G0A 2L0

  418 617-9715
  foretgourmande@coopdelarbre.org

Schedule

Ouvert en saison

summer season

From 25 June to 10 October

  • 10:00 to 16:00 - Friday
  • 10:00 to 16:00 - Saturday
  • 10:00 to 16:00 - Sunday

Construction week

From 24 July to 7 August

  • 10:00 to 16:00 - Monday
  • 10:00 to 16:00 - Tuesday
  • 10:00 to 16:00 - Wednesday
  • 10:00 to 16:00 - Thursday
  • 10:00 to 16:00 - Friday
  • 10:00 to 16:00 - Saturday
  • 10:00 to 16:00 - Sunday

Winter and spring

From 24 December to 17 April

  • 09:00 to 16:00 - Friday
  • 09:00 to 16:00 - Saturday
  • 09:00 to 16:00 - Sunday

Relâche

From 25 February to 6 March

  • 09:00 to 16:00 - Monday
  • 09:00 to 16:00 - Tuesday
  • 09:00 to 16:00 - Wednesday
  • 09:00 to 16:00 - Thursday
  • 09:00 to 16:00 - Friday
  • 09:00 to 16:00 - Saturday
  • 09:00 to 16:00 - Sunday

Payment

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Cash
  • Debit card
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