Classes & Appearances
Spring Foraging with Sam Thayer & Wild Food Girl – May 5 & 6, Loveland, CO – CLASS IS FULL
The Guest House Colorado: Wild Food Foraging Workshop – May 26, Carbondale, CO This full-day foraging workshop includes foraging with Wild Food Girl and meal preparation in conjunction with the chefs of The Guest House. Cost is $100. For details and reservations, click through to The Guest House event calendar, linked above.
Wild Food Foraging at Silt Historical Society – May 27, Silt, CO This is a hands-on tour of edible wild plants growing around Silt Historical Society, located at 707 Orchard Avenue in Silt. We will learn plants, practice foraging, and prepare something wild to taste. Officially the class goes from 1:00 – 2:00 pm but it might run slightly longer. It is FREE, but donations to the historical society are very much appreciated.
Colorado Mountain College: Survival Plants in Summer – Wed July 10; Sat/Sun July 21-22; Wed July 31; Sat/Sun Aug 11-12; Breckenridge, CO – This annual class is my riff on the original Survival Plants course created by Cattail Bob Seebeck. It consists of 2 Wednesday PM sessions at CMC and 2 long weekends in the field. Can be taken for credit or audited. We do plant ID and usage in class, and students create a final project. The class usually fills up fast, and registration is now open. Here’s the Summer 2018 Schedule from CMC with registration info.
The Guest House Colorado: Wild Food Foraging Weekend – August 18 & 19, Carbondale, CO This weekend-long event includes edible plant foraging with Wild Food Girl, herb foraging with local herbalist Dalene Barton, and wild food preparation with Guest House sous chef Bryan Garneau. Cost is $250 for camping participants, $415 for room/cabin lodging participants. Includes meals. For details and reservations, click through to The Guest House event calendar, linked above.
Midwest Wild Harvest Festival – September 21-23, Prairie du Chien, WI I am honored to once again be teaching at the 3-day Midwest Wild Harvest Festival in Wisconsin, alongside Sam Thayer, Ellen Zachos, Leda Meredith, Adam Haritan, Nicholas WazeeGale, and Lisa Rose, with meals by Forager Chef Alan Bergo. Early bird pricing is $140/adult and $80/child through August 1; then it’s $165/adult and $105/child after that. Registration and details at the MWHF link above.
Other classes: I will be adding to this list of classes and appearances as the season progresses. In the meantime, if you would like to be alerted about other upcoming classes, please join my Colorado forager’s list by filling out the form below. I’ll email as new workshops/classes become available.