Wild Food Culinary Appreciation, Foraging Walk (Featuring Morel Mushrooms)
May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm$65.00
Join us Saturday May 6th, for a Spring Foraging Walk & Wild Food Tasting in the heart of Frederick County.
12 pm: Meet and begin our foraging walk around a 12 acre piece of private property, adorned with many different types of medicinal and edible plants.We will cover topics such as identification, uses and preparations needed to incorporate them into your life. Bring a basket, you’re more than welcome to harvest as we walk!
1:15 pm: We head back to the stream and tasting area where we facilitate a morel propagation and ramp cultivation discussion.
1:30 pm: We eat! A complimentary refreshment and tasting table will be available, containing our favorite morel mushroom and wild food recipes. If you’ve always wanted to try some prepared wild foods, especially morels, here’s your chance! See food options below.
1:30-2:30 pm: We simply enjoy ourselves! There will be continued discussions on foraging, as well as questions and answers throughout the duration. Stay as long as you would like, and enjoy the company!
• Morel Bruschetta with Carmalzied Onions & Boursin Cheese
•Cream of Mushroom Soup with Creme Fraiche and diced Morels
•Tossed Spring Pasta with Peas, Morel Mushrooms, Asparagus, Chive Oil
•Endive Lettuce Wraps with Morels (gluten-free & vegan)
•Sautéed Fiddlehead Ferns and Asparagus with Wild Garlic (gluten-free & vegan) dependant upon availability
•Leafy Wild Green Salad: Dandelion, Lettuce, Arugula, Violets, (garnishes available) – with homemade Honey Fire Cider Dressing (gluten-free & vegan )
•Chicken Satay with Green Goddess dipping sauce, made from Chickweed, Parsley, and Wild Ramps
•Bison or Elk Sliders, with Cracked Pepper Aioli
•Olive Hors D’oeuvres with Wild Seed Oil (gluten-free & vegan)
•Pickled Sunchokes (gluten-free & vegan)
•Three Sisters Saute: savory sidedish of Corn, Squash, Beans and Wild Spices (gluten-free & vegan)
•Spring Berries with Mint (gluten-free & vegan)
•Lavender Lemonade (vegan)
• Horehound Honey Iced Tea (sweetened with local honey)
Feel free to bring your own!
We ask that you dress appropriately for the outdoors such as hiking through mud, sticker bushes, high weeds, etc. Because we will be walking in the wilderness, we are going to be exposed to wildlife, as well as insects and parasites such as mosquitoes and ticks. Take precautions necessary and where the appropriate clothing.
A rain make-up day is scheduled for Saturday May 13th at 12 pm. Stay up-to-date by following any of our our social media accounts or sign up for our newsletter.
If anyone suffers from food allergies or has a special food request, you can reach us through email at [email protected]
Certain individuals can have negative reactions when consuming wild foods. We ask that if you participate in the tasting bar, you do under your own free will. This is a complimentary addition to our foraging walk. If you have any health concerns, or are pregnant or nursing, speak with your doctor first before consuming any wild foods. View our disclaimer here
Learning about wild foods is an exciting adventure, especially when you get to taste a variety of them!
HealthPrimitive and Riverfox farm both support natural lifestyles, in beekeeping, homesteading and foraging. Food from the land is something that sustains their mission, education and appreciation that they share with others.
Join them for an amazing outdoor experience, learning your land and eating your weeds! See you there!