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March 2016

Edible Wild Plants: Foraging the Pacific Northwest

March 9, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Portland, Oregon. FREE Wednesday Evening Event, No Registration Required. Join wild food educator and author, John Kallas to experience an entertaining and eye opening slide presentation about edible wild plants found in the Pacific Northwest. Learn wild foods from backyard to forest, swamp to hiking trail, natives and invasives. Gain tips on what to look for, when, and how to identify plants. See edibles at their prime for gathering and a few finished dishes. The talk will be followed by…

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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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Free

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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Wild Food Summit

June 16, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Rediscovery Center, 29401 400 St
Waubun, MN 56589 United States
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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. Native and modern traditions are…

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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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October 2016

Falling Leaves Earth Skills Rendezvous

October 12, 2016 - October 16, 2016
Earthskills Rendezvous Lafayette, GA 30728 United States + Google Map

Lafayette, Georgia. $85 - $325, depending on what you register for, see their web site for details. 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, basket weaving, nature awareness, pottery, local Native culture, musical instruments, stone-age weaponry, fiber/textile arts, herbal medicine, storytelling, flintknapping, earthen…

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March 2017

Wild Foods of the Pacific Northwest – Free Presentation

March 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mazamas, 527 SE 43rd Ave
Portland, OR 97215 United States
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Portland, Oregon. FREE. Enjoy an entertaining and educational slide presentation and lecture about Wild Foods of the Pacific Northwest. This presentation covers some of the plants and animals you will come across while traversing different habitats of the Pacific Northwest. From valleys to mountains, oceans to swamps; there are lots of things to eat out there. There will be a question and answer period and John will sell and sign copies of his book at the end of the presentation. This auditorium-based presentation…

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April 2017

Rivercane Earth Skills Rendezvous

April 17, 2017 - April 23, 2017
Earthskills Rendezvous Lafayette, GA 30728 United States + Google Map
$300

Lafayette, Georgia. $85 - $325, depending on what you register for, see their web site for details. 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 and fauna, wild edibles, shelter building, basket weaving, nature awareness, pottery, local Native culture, musical instruments, stone-age weaponry, fiber/textile arts, herbal medicine, storytelling,…

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Buckeye Earth Skills Gathering

April 30, 2017 - May 16, 2017
Lake Concow Campground, 12976 Concow Rd
Oroville, CA 95965 United States
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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 edibles, shelter building, basket weaving, nature awareness, pottery, local Native culture, musical instruments, stone-age weaponry, fiber/textile arts, herbal medicine, storytelling, flintknapping, earthen ovens, and felting.…

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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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September 2017

Rabbitstick Earth Skills Conference, Rexberg, ID

September 10, 2017 - September 16, 2017
Rexberg, Idaho, PO Box 905
Rexberg, ID United States
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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, basket weaving, nature awareness, pottery, local Native culture, musical instruments, stone-age weaponry, fiber/textile arts, herbal medicine, storytelling, flintknapping, earthen ovens, and felting. Typically there one…

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Nature Wonder Wild Food Weekend

September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017
North Bend State Park, 202 North Bend Park Road
Cairo, WV 26337 United States
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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 Weekend is open to…

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Midwest Wild Harvest Festival

September 29, 2017 - October 1, 2017
The Wisconsin Badger Camp, 11815 Munz Ln
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821 United States
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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 wife Melissa Price. The Midwest Wild Harvest Festival is open to anyone from beginning to advanced foragers. This event is designed to be a wild…

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