Upcoming Events

Apr 29 2017

No Taste Like Home Tour


No Taste Like Home has done wild food adventures since 1995.
They sponsor three-hour foraging tours with expert guides every Saturday and the third Wednesday of each month mid-April to mid-December, from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm and then 2 pm - 5 pm after November.

Short, easy walks; all ages welcome and an introductory e-book is included.
Free appetizers with dinner reservation. Price is $75, kids 4-10 half-price
Private outings are also available.

Contact Info and Registration http://www.notastelikehome.org

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Fee: $75

May 05 2017
May 07 2017

Asheville Herb Festival

Western North Carolina Farmers Market

i will be helping my friends Mateo Ryall of HerbandRoots Nursery and Robert Eidus of Eagle Feather Farm at the 27th annual Asheville Herb Festival! i will also be tabling for Plants and Healers International with an assortment of information to share.

Time: Business Hours

May 11 2017
May 14 2017

The LEAF Festival

Lake Eden and Camp Rockmont

LEAF is one of my all time favorite festivals! Great music, food, poetry slams, zip lines, drum circles, contra dancing, healing arts, Earth skills and general all around great group of people to share it with! i will be leading a Wildflower Plant Walk on Saturday for an hour and honoring the legacy of Frank Cook who passed away almost 8 years ago.  www.plantsandhealers.org

Contact Info: http://www.theleaf.com/

Time: 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.
Fee: Sliding Scale but buy in Advance

May 27 2017

No Taste Like Home Tour


No Taste Like Home wild food adventures since 1995
Three-hour foraging tours with expert guides
every Saturday and Wednesday of each month
mid-April to mid-October, 9 am-12:30 pm

Short, easy walks; all ages welcome Introductory e-book included
Free appetizers with dinner reservation, kids 4-10 half-price
private outings also available

Contact Info and Registration http://www.notastelikehome.org

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Fee: $75

Jun 02 2017
Jun 05 2017

Medicines From the Earth

Blue Ridge Assembly outside Black Mountain, NC

This conference has a very deep focus on the medicinal aspects of plants. Many walks are included in the program with the likes of Doug Elliot and CoreyPine Shane. The incredible line up of other teachers includes David Winston, Kathleen Maier, Mary Bove, Teresa Boardwine, David Crow, Roy Upton, Jill Stansbury, Donald Yance, Aviva Romm, Tori Hudson, Deborah Frances, Vicky Shufer and others. i will be leading a plant walk about Botany by Family and leading a cooking demonstration focused on Wild Foods Cooking.

Contact Info: http://www.botanicalmedicine.org/

Fee: Variable Pricing

Jun 30 2017
Jul 05 2017

National Rainbow Gathering

National Forest in Oregon

The Rainbow Gathering is in some National Forest in a different state each year. The location this year will be somewhere in Oregon but the exact site is still to be announced. The actual location will be on the welcomehome website by mid June. Rainbow is certainly the most economical opportunity to learn plants in a deep way…All classes at Rainbow cost no money and there are of ton of different opportunities tpo learn…We walk and talk about plants everyday and try to identify whatever we see. i will be there roughly from around 6/30-7/5

See more at the website http://www.welcomehome.org/

Fee: Priceless!

Jul 12 2017
Jul 14 2017

The Future of Ginseng and Forest Botanicals Symposium

Waterfront Place Hotel, Morgantown, WV

This symposium, spearheaded by United Plant Savers and in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), is a forum for presenting current research and documenting critical new information about the conservation, cultivation, and commerce of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) and other Appalachian forest botanicals. This 3-day symposium will provide a forum to bring together a diverse array of stakeholders involved in the management and regulation of forest botanicals in Appalachia, including federal and state agencies, tribal representatives, academics, landowners, collectors, and the herbal products industry. The symposium will also include a poster session. Proceedings of the symposium will be published online on the United Plant Savers website. Detailed information is on the wwww.unitedplantsavers.org website.

Fee: Variable Pricing

Jul 21 2017
Jul 23 2017

Wild Herb Weekend

Valle Crucis Conference Center outside Boone, NC

i will lead a few classes at the 2016 Wild Herb Weekend as part of my first ever keynote presentation to a gathering. Quite the honor for the 30th annual iteration of something i have been attending for over a decade.  Many other awesome teachers will be presenting including Dr. Jeanine Davis .


See more at the website! http://www.ncherbassociation.org/wild-herb-weekend-info

Fee: Variable Pricing