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April 2016

Introduction to Plant Identification (NEW)

April 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mt Tabor at Lincoln St, Mt Tabor Park, SE 64th Ave and SE Lincoln St
Portland, OR 97215 United States
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Portland, Oregon. $20 - $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Come join us learn about plants and their parts. It’s one thing to have a field guide, it is another thing to understand the descriptions and interpret photographs within the books. Learn how to look at plants and identify differences and uniqueness that allows a more positive identification when in the field. Learn the best field guides and attributes you should look for in a guide. What…

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Wild Foods of Forest Park 2

April 30, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildwood NW 53rd Trailhead, NW 53rd Dr
Portland, 97210 United States
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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…

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June 2016

Get Outdoors, Outdoor Festival, Fort Vancouver

June 11, 2016
Fort Vancouver, 1501 E Evergreen Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
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Vancouver, Washington. FREE Family Event, 10am - 3pm. John Kallas of Wild Food Adventures will have a booth and give a slide presentation at this National Get Outdoors Day & Brigade Encampment. "Get Outdoors Day" (GO Day) offers a mix of informational booths, activities, and presentations - including a rock climbing wall, fishing tank, "Find Your Park" challenge, log sawing, bird encounters, "Flame Game,' bicycle course, and much, much more! Schedules to specific activities at the Festival will be posted…

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Cockle Clamming Adventure

June 25, 2016 @ 10:10 am - 2:10 pm
Tillamook Safeway Parking Lot, Safeway, 1815 4th St.
Tillamook, OR 97141 United States
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Netarts Bay, Oregon. $30 - $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Learn how to find, dig, transport, clean, and prepare cockle clams during one of the lowest tides this year. Learn gathering regulations and limits. Learn how Native Americans gathered these same clams. The times we meet are dictated by when the tides are low enough to for us to reach the clams. *End time is just an estimate. What to Bring A current Oregon Shellfish Collecting…

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July 2016

Wild Foods in Wilderness Survival

July 30, 2016
The Union Manors, 2020 NW Northrup St.
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Not Offered in 2016, possibly 2017. 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…

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August 2016

Cockle Clamming Adventure

August 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tillamook Safeway Parking Lot, Safeway, 1815 4th St.
Tillamook, OR 97141 United States
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Netarts Bay, Oregon. $30 - $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Learn how to find, dig, transport, clean, and prepare cockle clams during one of the lowest tides this year. Learn gathering regulations and limits. Learn how Native Americans gathered these same clams. The times we meet are dictated by when the tides are low enough to for us to reach the clams. End time is just an estimate. What to Bring A current Oregon Recreational Shellfish…

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The Incredible Cattail – From Survival to Pancakes

August 27, 2016
Wild Food Adventures, 422 SE 49th Ave
Portland, OR 97215 United States
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Not offered in 2016, possibly 2017. If you have an abundant cattail patch (hundreds of plants) within a 20 minute drive of Portland, contact us. Portland, Oregon. Not Offered in 2016 Get hands-on experience on how cattail rhizomes and other underground parts can be processed into flour for breads, ash cakes, muffins, and pancakes. We'll see how to identify, gather, peel, process and cook cattail cores so that they transform into a flour-like food source. By the end of the…

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Wild Foods of Native Americans

August 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wild Food Adventures, 422 SE 49th Ave
Portland, OR 97215 United States
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Not Offered in 2016, possibly 2017. 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…

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September 2016

Wild Foods of Native Americans

September 24, 2016
Wild Food Adventures, 422 SE 49th Ave
Portland, OR 97215 United States

Not Offered in 2016, possibly 2017. 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…

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May 2017

Razor Clam Adventure (NEW)

May 14, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
McMenamins Gearhart Hotel Parking Lot, North Marion Ave
Gearhart, OR 97138 United States
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Gerhart, Oregon. THIS WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED due to high Domoic Acid levels. There is currently a Razor clamming closure along the whole Oregon coast. $30 - $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Learn how to find, dig, transport, clean and prepare razor clams during one of the lowest tides this year. Learn gathering regulations and limits. The times we meet are dictated by when the tides are low enough to for us to reach the clams. *End…

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Plant Identification Made Easy

May 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mt Tabor Visitors Center, SE Salmon Way
Portland, OR 97215 United States
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THIS WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED, we are no longer taking registrations. Portland, Oregon. $20 - $50 sliding scale, children pay their age, see details. Come join us learn about plants and their parts. It’s one thing to have a field guide, it is another thing to understand the descriptions and interpret photographs within the books. Learn how to look at plants and identify differences and uniqueness that allows a more positive identification when in the field. Learn the best field guides…

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