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Sat, May 20


3872 Dillard Rd

May 20th - Foraging Tour 2023

Foraging tour- 1:30- 3:30 pm - This is a walking tour on the property of The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center. The tour will cover the basics of identifying edible and medicinal wild plants/mushrooms. This includes the ethics, safety, rules, and history behind foraging. Samples included.

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May 20th - Foraging Tour 2023
May 20th - Foraging Tour 2023

Time & Location

May 20, 2023, 1:30 PM – May 21, 2023, 3:30 PM

3872 Dillard Rd, 3872 Dillard Rd, Highlands, NC 28741, USA

About the Event


Foraging Tours - Approx. 2 hours of walking and/or standings (accommodations can be made available)

What to bring: water bottle, comfortable walking shoes, and dress for the weather.

What to expect:  Spring = greens, shoots, and flowers! Join us on this seasonal jaunt into our woods to find wild edible and medicinal species of plants and fungi. We will discuss helpful identification tips, ethical foraging practices, and how to prepare/store the harvest. At the end, visitors will receive a handout with several common wild foods found in this region and beyond.    

Rain Policy:

All of our events have indoor rain plans as backups in case of adverse weather. Please dress accordingly and bring rain gear if the forecast looks to be really wet!

Refund Policy:

If you must cancel your reservation to one of our events then please let us know, at the latest, 48 hours before the scheduled time. If an unexpected emergency occurs then please let us know ASAP. For both options we can offer you the opportunity to attend a future event or receive your money back.


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