A 3-part series intended to give students of all levels a well-rounded overview of foraging in Southern Wisconsin. From the classroom to the dining table, each course in this series is intended to build on the previous. However, attendees may choose to attend individual sections. No prior experience or knowledge is required to attend any of our foraging classes or chef's table.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 10AM-12PM
Intro to Foraging Workshop
Description: Join us as we learn the basics of foraging your own food in Southern Wisconsin. Topics covered will include safety, tools, recommended books, techniques, and conservation. During the second half of the workshop, students will head out to the field for some hands-on learning and plant identification. Meet the instructor.
What to Bring: Comfortable outdoor shoes or boots, hat, water bottle, sunscreen & bug spray
Register By: September 8, 2023
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 10AM-12PM
Foraging Immersion Workshop
Description: Join us as we forage for native wild edibles and explore the restored natural landscapes of the Lower Sugar River watershed. We will identify and harvest wild edibles while discussing tools, tips, tricks, and techniques for sustainably gathering your food. Meet the instructor.
What to Bring: Hiking shoes or boots, hat, sunscreen & bug spray
Register By: October 13, 2023
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 6PM-9PM
Wild Harvest Chef's Table
Description: Join us as we share a gourmet meal, dessert and cocktail pairing prepared by wild foods chef, John Marks, of Culinary Nirvana LLC. The menu will feature ingredients foraged from the property at Three Waters Reserve and surrounding natural areas. Explore and enjoy new flavors and seasonings, learn about wild foods prep and recipes, and engage in friendly mealtime banter with Chef Marks and foraging workshop instructor, Chris Gavin, of Eagle Outdoor Skills. Meet the chef.
Register By: October 5, 2023
Events on a Mission
A portion of each ticket sale for this event series goes to our host, the Lower Sugar River Watershed Association (501-c3) to support continued conservation efforts in your watershed.