uncover the Garden of Eden
escape from “Scare City”
find your way home
We are a twenty-year old, internationally-known tour company and educational organization. We take courageous consumers “out to eat” — outside, that is.
We are the only u-pick, forage-to-table event company on the continent. We are based in Asheville, North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southern Appalachia, the richest temperate ecosystem on Earth. We offer:
- off the eaten path excursions
- show and smell presentations
- wild food banquets
- team-building weekends and company retreats
Our signature experience involves both lookin’ and cookin’. We lead go-getters on a woodland shopping spree, gathering wild mushrooms, plants, and other “extreme cuisine.” After our wild gooseberry chase, it’s “finders, eaters” as we cook up a sampling for a pick-nic. Then it’s Survivor meets Iron Chef as one of our partner restaurants transforms our “catch of the day” into find dining. Wild mushroom pizza, daylily tamales, sassafras root beer, wisteria ice cream… it all depends on what we find.
When you live from“land to mouth,” you find that life is not just an endless struggle to survive. Outside scare-city, you find abundance. After all, the best things in life are…