Sat, May 09 | Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center

Spring Foraging at Foxfire

Join us for a wild foods foraging adventure at the Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center in Southern Appalachia - one of the most botanically diverse regions of the world! Build confidence identifying useful plants in the wild and gain valuable resources and recipes to advance your foraging skills.
Registration is Closed
Spring Foraging at Foxfire

Time & Location

May 09, 2020, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center, 98 Foxfire Ln, Mountain City, GA 30562, USA

About the Event

The first plants to appear after the winter are often edible wild greens and flowers. Commonly referred to as “spring tonics,” these nutritious plants help to cleanse the body for the year ahead. We use many spring tonics in herbal medicine-making and whole foods cooking. In this workshop, you will learn to gather shoots, blooms, and greens to make wild greens salad, edible flower fritters, wild onion butter, and more.

WHAT YOU MIGHT EXPECT TO SEE: violet, dandelion, chickweed, ground ivy, plantain, creasy greens, Sochan, wild onion, poke, honeysuckle, and greenbrier

Cost $75 (includes all materials and food tastings)

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WHAT TO BRING: Please wear closed-toe shoes or boots with socks. Bring a bagged lunch, water bottle, and snacks as needed. When foraging, we always recommend wearing long pants and sleeves. Other suggested items include: bug spray, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, foraging knife, gloves, camera, notebook and pen. Harvest baskets and hand tools will be provided. Participants are required to sign a waiver upon arrival.

ETHICAL HARVESTING DISCLAIMER: Harvesting wild plants at the Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center is typically NOT allowed. Special permission has been given for workshop participants to gather plants for educational purposes on the day of the event only. Please respect the Land and do not harvest plants in the wild without proper permitting and approval

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We are able to cater to any dietary restrictions only if notified by 7 days prior to workshop date.

For all inquiries, please email wildcraftkitchenga@gmail.com