$25 – $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details.
Join us to learn about wild fruits and other edible plant parts found in northwest forests. Summer is when many wild fruits are ripe for picking. See and learn about plants like huckleberry, salmonberry, oregon grape, bunchberry, elderberry, gooseberry, wild current, hawthorne, salal, thimbleberry, fairybells, saskatoons, Indian plum, among others, as well as some poisonous berry producing plants. Explore one of the more beautiful forests in Portland’s own back yard.
Hiking boots. Prepare for the weather.
In front of the Hoyt Arboretum visitors center, 4000 SW Fairview Blvd, Portland, OR 97221. Directions from I-26: Take the Zoo exit passing around all parking areas, follow the winding road up the hill. Turn right on Fairview, the Visitors center is on the right. We’ll meet outside the entrance. Parking may be tight so get there early.
Sliding Scale Economics
Due to hard economic times for some, sliding scales are offered to support individual financial circumstances. We ask participants to pay what they feel they can afford within the range offered for each workshop. You decide what to pay using an honest assessment of your individual circumstances. We do not ask anyone to explain their very personal decision. The high end is a very reasonable price for these quality workshops for those who are doing well in this economy. Groups must contact us for circumstance-specific rates. Rendezvous have their own rates.
$3 Discounts are available on our Registration Form for adult family members that attend together, Native Americans, full time college students and scout leaders. Children (17 and under) must be accompanied by their parent(s). Children under 7 are free. Children 7 and above pay their age. Classrooms and teachers with students are not eligible for these discounts and must contact us for circumstance-specific rates.
Refund & Transfer Policies
If you cannot attend a workshop you registered for, and you contact us immediately, or at the latest, the last weekday before the event, you are entitled to a refund minus the following administrative handling fees: switching to another workshop = $3; sending you a refund check = $5. If you do not show up for a workshop you registered for, you forfeit the full amount paid.
Enrollment Limited! – Advanced registration reserves you a place in the workshop. Walk-ons may be turned away if our size limit is reached.
Download the REGISTRATION and WAIVER Forms. Print and fill out these forms and mail them with payment to: Wild Food Adventures, 422 SE 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97215. If there is space and your are a walk-on, bring the forms and payment with you. While you can register many times throughout the year, only a single waiver form is required per person per year (Jan 1 – Dec 31) for all our day events. Multi-day Rendezvous require an additional waiver.