From workshops to publications, outdoor guiding to technical advice and instruction, John Kallas and Wild Food Adventures provide expertise in wild edible plants and foraging in Oregon and all of North America.

Upcoming Events and Workshops

  • Rabbitstick Earth Skills Conference, Rexberg, ID

    September 10 - September 16

    Rexburg, Idaho. For Pricing and Registration Visit 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 and wood tools, buckskin, tracking, trapping, local flora and fauna, wild edibles, shelter building,

  • Nature Wonder Wild Food Weekend

    September 15 - September 17

    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,

  • Acorn Pudding and Extracting Volatile Oils

    September 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Portland, Oregon. $25 – $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Get hands-on experience on how some wild plants are processed for grain, flour, and essential oils. We’ll see how to shell, grind, process and leach acorns so that they transform into wonderful additions to breads, muffins, pancakes, and pudding. By the end

  • Neighborhood Foraging – Fall Harvest of Fruits, Nuts and Vegetables

    September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Portland, Oregon. $25 – $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. We’ll bushwhack through typical urban neighborhoods to find some of Fall’s best and diverse delectables – nuts, fruits, and greens. Wild as well as landscaped edibles will be covered. Some eating may occur. You will later find most of this abundance in

  • Midwest Wild Harvest Festival

    September 29 - October 1

    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

  • 2018 Wild Food Adventures Upcoming Workshops

    October 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - February 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

    Wild Food Adventures offers roughly 22 wild food workshops and Rendezvous each year in North Western Oregon. They are listed here once our schedule is solidified. Our events typically run from March through October. To get automatic notification of events join our wild food E-notification list. Or remember to check back here periodically to see

Multi-Day Events and Workshops

  • Nature Wonder Wild Food Weekend

    September 15 - September 17

    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,

  • Midwest Wild Harvest Festival

    September 29 - October 1

    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

  • Native Shores Wild Food Rendezvous

    May 18, 2018 - May 21, 2018

    Rockaway, Oregon. $360, 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

  • GingerRoot Wild Food Rendezvous

    June 22, 2018 - June 25, 2018

    Silverton, Oregon. $360, 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.