From workshops to publications, outdoor guiding to technical advice and instruction, Wild Food Adventures provides expertise in wild edible plants and foraging in North America.

Upcoming Events and Workshops

  • Buckeye Earth Skills Gathering

    May 1 - May 7

    Lake Concow, California. $360 – $480, More Options at Their Web Site. Join a collection of earth skills (also known as stone-age skills) experts and students in a week long hands-on teach-in. Some of the skills taught typically include: fire making, cordage, stone, bone & wood tools, buckskin, tracking, trapping, local flora & fauna, wild...

  • Native Shores Wild Food Rendezvous

    May 6 - May 9

    Rockaway, Oregon. $350, See details for discounts. A multi-day, hands-on wild food adventure and teach-in using the wisdom of the ancients in the context of current realities. The focus of this event is on the roles sea vegetables, shellfish, and coastal wild foods can play in one’s diet, recreational foraging, self-reliance, and survival. Participants will...

  • Wild Foods of Jessup Bluff

    May 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Portland, Oregon. $25 – $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Explore edible and poisonous plants in one of Portland’s most diverse and unique landscapes. See and sample from plants you pass by everyday and others you’ll find regularly. Most of these plants can be found in your own neighborhoods, fields, and local...

  • Butter, Steamer and Gaper Clam Dig

    May 21 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

    Netarts, Oregon. $30 – $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Netarts, Oregon. Learn how to find, dig, transport, clean, and prepare butter, steamer, and gaper clams during one of the lowest tides in 2016. Learn gathering regulations and limits. Learn how Native Americans gathered these same clams. The times we meet are...

  • Sea Vegetables and Other Seashore Edibles of the Pacific Coast

    June 5 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 am

    Garibaldi, Oregon. $30 – $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Dr. Kallas will lead an expedition to the Pacific coast where participants will learn about, identify, and gather samples of wild sea vegetables and seashore edibles during low tide. Find sea vegetables including nori, kombu, sea lettuce, fucus, alaria, laminaria, stir fry...

  • Go Day, Fort Vancouver – Booth

    June 11

    Event info to come....

Multi-Day Events and Workshops

  • Native Shores Wild Food Rendezvous

    May 6 - May 9

    Rockaway, Oregon. $350, See details for discounts. A multi-day, hands-on wild food adventure and teach-in using the wisdom of the ancients in the context of current realities. The focus of this event is on the roles sea vegetables, shellfish, and coastal wild foods can play in one’s diet, recreational foraging, self-reliance, and survival. Participants will...

  • Wild Food Summit

    June 16 - June 19

    Waubun, Minnesota. $100, Application deadline is March 10th. The Wild Food Summit is a multi-day, hands-on, wild food teach-in involving edible wild plant identification, harvesting and preparation. With the guidance of skilled practitioners, participants forage for food and prepare meals and learn all kinds of skills in the process. Learn about, gather and help prepare...

  • GingerRoot Wild Food Rendezvous

    June 17 - June 20

    Silverton, Oregon. $350, See details for discounts. A multi-day, hands-on wild food adventure and teach-in using the wisdom of the ancients in the context of current realities. We have access to forest wilderness, woodlands, swamps, grasslands, farmland, fallow fields, rivers, lakes, and more. We travel to a variety of habitats learning about and gathering plants....

  • Midwest Wild Harvest Festival

    September 9 - September 11

    Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. $125 – $150 for Full Event. For Options Visit Web Site. This multi-day, hands-on wild food event provides education and experience finding, processing, and consuming edible wild plants and other foragables in a beautiful camp setting. Founded by wild food author and teacher Sam Thayer and now run independently by his...

  • Nature Wonder Wild Food Weekend

    September 16 - September 18

    Cairo, West Virginia. Join the longest running annual wild food event in North America. Held every Fall since it’s inception in 1968, this event provides education and experience finding, processing, and feasting on edible wild plants and other forageables in a beautiful park setting in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Founded by Edelene Wood,...