Edges. An Alaskan Journey.

As I start to wrap up my fifth summer of solo travels, I can’t help but look back on the journey so far. Five years ago I hopped in my Subaru and explored through all the western states, traveling alone for the first time in my life. It was eye opening and life-changing, which ledContinue reading “Edges. An Alaskan Journey.”

Healing with Native Plants Workshop & Wild Food Lunch

In this full day workshop, Dr. Jim Adams will teach about native medicinal plants on a local trail in the morning, followed by a workshop in the afternoon to learn how to make medicine from these important plants. Jess Starwood will offer a gourmet tasting of local wild foods and beverages for lunch. Jim AdamsContinue reading “Healing with Native Plants Workshop & Wild Food Lunch”

Art of Wild Food: Photography + Plating Workshop with Foraged Fare

They say we “eat with our eyes” and research even supports the fact that food that looks good, tastes good. Join forager, herbalist and chef Jess Starwood in an immersive full day workshop for hands-on experience plating and shooting a picture perfect dish. This immersive and comprehensive workshop introduces chefs and home cooks alike toContinue reading “Art of Wild Food: Photography + Plating Workshop with Foraged Fare”

Medicinal Mushrooms Workshop

Why medicinal mushrooms and what do they do? Are they even worth it? What’s hype and what’s science behind medicinal mushrooms? Learn how fungi can support balance in the body, mind and community. Mushrooms have been used by humans from the beginning of time yet they still capture our attention and fascination. Even modern scienceContinue reading “Medicinal Mushrooms Workshop”

Mushrooms of Los Angeles + Beyond

Thursday, March 11, 20215:00pm PSTLive via ZOOM, class will be recorded for registered attendees Despite its dry climate, Southern California is a diverse habitat for fungi. From the medicinal turkey tail mushroom, to delicious chanterelles and southern candy caps, to the toxic destroying angel mushroom, this class will help you identify and discern these andContinue reading “Mushrooms of Los Angeles + Beyond”

Gather: Food, Medicine, & Dye

Weekend Workshop and Wild Food Dinner June 19-20, 2021 • Trout Lake, Washington Join foragers Julie Beeler, Lorelle Sherman and Jess Starwood for an unforgettable weekend in the woods where you will learn plant and mushroom identification, fabric dyeing with foraged plants, and a locally sourced six-course gourmet wild food dinner in celebration of theContinue reading “Gather: Food, Medicine, & Dye”