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Wild Foods of Native Americans

Portland, Oregon. Not Offered in 2016. Explore traditional foodways of Native North Americans. Discover foods that were used and how they were prepared and stored. Food caches, berry collecting techniques, pemmican, fruit leathers. The workshop is about how Native North Americans made a living off of the abundance of food they found in nature. How was it possible, what they did and how they managed their foods to support a complete diet for many people all year long. This core workshop ...

Nature Wonder Wild Food Weekend

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, the long running president of the National Wild Foods Association, this event was inspired by followers of Euell Gibbons. Nature Wonder ...

Wild Foods of Native Americans

Portland, Oregon. Not Offered in 2016. Portland, Oregon. Explore traditional foodways of Native North Americans. Discover foods that were used and how they were prepared and stored. Food caches, berry collecting techniques, pemmican, fruit leathers. The workshop is about how Native North Americans made a living off of the abundance of food they found in nature. How was it possible, what they did and how they managed their foods to support a complete diet for many people all year long. ...

Wapato Island Wild Food Expedition

Portland, Oregon. $25 - $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. We'll investigate wild foods from marshes, fields, and woods -- including wapato or Indian potato, elderberry, wild cherry, and many other plants. This island was originally called Wapato Island by the Lewis and Clark expedition for its abundance of the plant. Wild blackberries should be ripe for picking while we are there, so bring some gathering containers if you wish to pick them after the workshop. What to ...

Wild Foods in Wilderness Survival

Portland, Oregon. Not Offered in 2016. Learn how to determine if and when wild foods are desirable to use, which plants to seek, what are your priorities in both recreational and unplanned survival situations. See major poisonous plants. This core workshop provides information you can use in anything from normal camping and hiking to real survival situations and provides a deeper understanding of the real potential of today's use of wild foods. Anyone genuinely serious about wild foods ...

Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate

Portland, Oregon. $25 - $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. This workshop covers many of the plants seen in the book: Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods From Dirt to Plate, by John Kallas. Visit an organic farm and make a delectable wild gourmet salad on the spot with other participants. We'll harvest traditional European edibles (growing as weeds) that the farmers would be pulling. Learn how to identify common, plentiful, nutritious, and flavorful wild vegetables in this ...

Wild Food Summit

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 wild foods in an outdoor encampment with access to many diverse habitats. Eat a mix of wild and conventional foods. ...

Wild Foods of Jessup Bluff

Portland, Oregon. $25 - $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Visit Portland's only fennel forest, complete with plenty of salsify, wild carrot, chicory, wild sweet pea, mint, Oregon grape, elderberry, black mustard and much more. See and sample plants you pass by everyday. Most of these plants can be found in your own neighborhoods, fields, and local woodlands. Learn identification, use, and processing. Learn poison oak and poison hemlock. What to Bring Prepare for the ...

Wild Foods of Oxbow’s Old Growth Forest

Gresham, Oregon. $25 - $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Come join us to learn about trees, shrubs, and herbs of North America that are found at Oxbow Regional Park, Metro, off the Sandy River Gorge. Find a diversity of edible wild plants including fiddlehead fern, elderberries, Solomon's seal, fairly bells, nettles, red huckleberries, salmonberry, and more. Explore one of the more beautiful habitats just east of Gresham. This workshop has about a 85% content overlap ...

Wild Foods of Forest Park

Portland, Oregon. $25 - $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Learn about the edible plants found in a pacific northwest forest. Spring is when wildflowers are blooming and wild greens are ripe for picking. See plants like wild violet, Solomon's seal, fairly bells, licorice fern, various fiddleheads, wild ginger and more. Learn the many ways they can be used as food. Explore one of the more beautiful forests in Portland's own backyard. This workshop has about a 85% content ...