2019 Seasonal Foraging Course
with UNC Asheville’s Healthy Campus Initiative
This introductory course will cover identification and use of wild food edible plants and fungi utilizing experiential teaching methods rather than textbooks. Topics include sustainable harvesting, preservation and preparation, and history and folklore of wild foods. Register for one, two, or all three season-specific sessions. Registration limited to 15 participants per session.
Complete all three sessions of this non-credit course and receive a Wild Foods of the Southern Appalachians Course Certificate of Completion. Participants who attend all three sessions will also be eligible to apply for a paid wild foods internship with No Taste Like Home.
Classes meet at UNCA as well as Earthaven Ecovillage in Black Mountain, Hawk & Hawthorne Farm in Barnardsville, and various other natural locations within 45 minutes of Asheville.
UNC Asheville students, faculty, staff, and OLLI members: $200 per session or $540 for all three sessions
General public: $300 per session or $810 for all three sessions
Each session is season-specific and 10 weeks long. Classes will be held on Thursdays from 1:30-4:30pm.
- Spring Session – March 21st through May 30th
Register by March 7th
- Summer Session – June 6th through August 8th
Register by May 1st
- Fall Session – August 15th through October 17th
Register by July 1st
Register for all three sessions by March 7th
Information and Registration
For more information or to register, contact Jordan Perry, Healthy Campus Liaison, at [email protected] or 828-250-3991. See above for registration deadlines.