Mushrooms & More! Wild Foods of the Southern Oregon Coast

Teacher: Julia Braun | Date: Sat, 09.30 , 10am-3pm | Location: Offsite
Tuition: $150 |
Only 4 Spots Available

Join us for an exclusive weekend of mushroom foraging workshops, exploring the diverse and majestic landscapes of the Southern Oregon Coast! More info...

Foraging alongside a professionally-trained cook offers the unique opportunity to taste the unexpected flavors of the forest. Southern Oregon Coast local Julia Braun, treats us to an experience designed for food lovers and beginning foragers with a full-day in nature, focused on edible mushrooms and plants with unique culinary value!

On this guided excursion, Julia will instruct on both plant and mushroom identification, covering the tenets of responsible and sustainable harvest, leading into how to clean and prepare your wild harvest. Depending on seasonal factors, the group may encounter chanterelle and hedgehog mushrooms, as well as native plant species such as salal and huckleberry. Included in this class will be an on-site cooking demonstration where students will learn how to clean, process and cook raw wild foods into delicious preparations.

This workshop will be held within a 45 minute drive of the town of Port Orford on the Southern Oregon Coast. An exact meeting location will be provided 1-week prior to the workshop date.

WildCraft is pleased to collaborate with Travel Southern Oregon Coast to celebrate the natural beauty and ecological wonders of this rugged and spectacularly scenic stretch of the Oregon Coast. WildCraft educators will lead 6 workshops on Sept 30th & Oct 1st, each focused on mycology, wild edibles and the unique qualities of a specific micro-region. Join us for one or more of our Foraging the Southern Oregon Coast workshops! Participants will receive a detailed inspiration guide to Bandon, Port Orford and Brookings, with tips for booking great local lodging, plus what to taste, see and do between their workshops on the South Coast.

This workshop is open to anyone 18 years old & over, who is prepared to hike all day (rain or shine) on uneven terrain, off-trail. This is not a suitable workshop for those with health conditions that may be triggered or exacerbated by hiking, carrying a backpack, or being outside for 5+ hours in variable weather conditions. All participants must meet the Essential Eligibility Criteria for Off-Site or Nature courses. Please leave dogs at home. Listed class locations are approximate and are subject to change at WildCraft’s sole discretion depending on weather conditions and other seasonal factors. A packing list and exact location will be provided 5 days prior to the workshop date.

All participants must accept the inherent risks of participating in an outdoor adventure and agree to sign a liability waiver. This waiver describes in more detail the risks you assume by participating in an Off-Site or Nature course. PLEASE carefully review it!

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