Forage + Feast presented by Ecolab

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Location: Warren Wilson College


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The craggy peaks of southern Appalachia, revered as the world’s oldest mountains, surround Asheville. Rich in biodiversity, these woods create fertile growing conditions for some 300 wild edibles—and set a bountiful tableau for chefs and food lovers. Grab a basket and head out on a guided foraging tour with professional foragers, chefs, and beverage professionals through old-growth forest. Gather seasonal delicacies, from wild mushrooms to sumac and sassafras, alongside local experts. Then take your harvest into the kitchen, collaborate with the professionals, and enjoy a sophisticated meal featuring ingredients plucked fresh from the forest floor.

Featured Participants


Forage & Feast Event Sponsor

Brian Adee

Bar Director at Table and The Imperial Life

Carson Lucci

Owner, Over Easy Cafe

Cassidee Dabney

Executive Chef of The Barn at Blackberry Farm ®

Chris Bennett

Forager, Writer + Trained Chef

Eric Burleson

Executive Chef Over Easy Cafe

Cultivated Cocktails

Cultivated Cocktails

Lyndon Smith & Amie Fields

Owners, Botanist & Barrel

Marc Williams

Executive Director, Plants and Healers International

Todd Boera

Head of Brewing Operations - Fonta Flora Brewery

William Dissen

Chef & Owner; The Market Place, Haymaker & Billy D's Fried Chicken

William Goldberg

Founder/Head Distiller, Oak and Grist Distilling Company


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