Ever wonder how to eat healthy & live closer to the Earth? Foraging may be just what you've been looking for!
Embark on the unique experience of identifying, harvesting & cooking wild foods growing in the Appalachian mountains. From wild bergamot to chanterelles, our bioregion offers a diverse array of wild edibles that is sure to interest your taste buds and have you looking at your garden "weeds" in a whole new light.
Our Foraging Adventure takes place at the majestic Floating Leaf farm just minutes outside of downtown Mars Hill. Your guide and expert forager, Bryan W. Bramlett, will introduce you to several wild plants & fungi and you will have a chance to gather what's abundant and take some of the bounty home. We will also cook a wild food snack to end the tour on a delicious note.
Date: Saturday May 21st, 2022
Location: Sent to you after purchase - close to Downtown Mars Hill, NC
Group size is capped at 15 participants. If you'd like to inquire about private walks, please send a message.
About your host:
Bryan is an avid forager, farmer & permaculturist who leads events on wild food foraging, land stewardship and ecotherapy. He holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology which he fuses with his passion for Earth-care to facilitate therapeutic nature-connection experiences. He has practiced & studied foraging extensively with many top-level teachers across the country. His mission is to build healing ecosystems to bring communities into a balanced relationship with the Earth and one another.
Healing Ecosystems is a non-profit organization born from a love for nature through the avenues of foraging, organic gardening & permaculture. Our mission is to support ecological systems and community mental health by empowering people to regeneratively steward their bioregions. Product sales go directly toward funding this mission. We are currently gathering and distributing data on wild edibles as a regenerative food source for people in need. We are also creating and studying systems for managing invasive species through foraging & promoting biodiversity. Enjoy some tasty knotweed and be part of the mission!
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Bryan W. Bramlett, founder of Healing Ecosystems