Discover the edible possibilities of all the plants and mushrooms around the San Francisco Bay Area. Go on a wild food walk with local author and expert, Kevin Feinstein. Taste unusual and wild flavors. Learn foraging tips and techniques. Explore the unique climate of the area and all that it promises in terms of food and foraging.
Kevin Feinstein, also known as "Feral Kevin" is an author, teacher, forager, naturalist, and urban farmer residing in The Bay Area, California. He is the author of the books "The Bay Area Forager," "Practically Wild," and "The Primitive Gardener." With over 15 years leading wild food walks and related classes, Kevin and his work have been featured in Time magazine, Wall Street Journal Online, SF Chronicle, The Travel Channel, KWMR, KPFA, The Examiner and several more.
Snack on what we find
We will meet in the beautiful hills of Lafayette in the East Bay. Its expansive open spaces, mixed evergreen forests, and rare fruit gardens provide a wide variety edible plants and mushrooms to taste and explore.
Depending on the weather, it could be very sunny, cold, wet, muddy, so prepare yourself accordingly. It helps to bring some plastic or other types of bags (or basket). Scissors are optional as well. Also there are no bathrooms here, but some just quarter mile down the road.