Wild Times

1995-2016

2014-2016

75 to 100 engagements each year


2013

January 6th, private outing, Barnardsville NC

January 23rd, Ben Gamla Charter School, Miami FL

March 14th, Jim Duke's Farmacy Garden, Fulton MD

March 15th, United States Botanical Garden, Washington DC

March 22nd, Abacus Financial Planning Group, Earthaven Ecovillage, Black Mountain NC

March 23rd, private, Barnardsville NC

March 30th, public outing

April 5th, private outing

April 6th, public outing, Old Fort NC

April 7th, Wild Food and Herb Market, Carrboro NC

April 9th, Lantern Restaurant, Chapel Hill NC

April 13th, public outing, Candler NC

April 14th, public outing, Old Fort NC

April 15th, PBS, Laughing Frog Estate, Walnut NC

April 20th, UUC, Barnardsville NC

April 20th, Red Moon Herbs 20th Anniversary, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa NC

April 21st, private outing, Biltmore Estate, Asheville NC

April 24th, Adelbert Farm, Fairview NC

April 27th, public outing

May 6th, Americore, Green River Preserve, Saluda NC

May 7th, private outing, Barnardsville NC

May 8th, public outing, Sandy Mush NC

May 9th, private outing, Barnardsville NC

May 11th, LEAF Festival, Swannanoa NC

May 16th, Central Park, New York NY

May 19th, Adelbert Farm, Fairview NC

May 26th, private outing, The Camp, Gerton NC

May 28th, private outing

June 1st, public outing, Asheville NC

June 5th, Spruce Pine NC

June 8th, Carver Edible Park, Asheville NC

June 9th, Lonesome Valley (with John Fleer), Cashiers NC

June 16th, public outing

June 20th, Wake Forest Food and Faith Initiative, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa NC

June 21st, Firefly Gathering, Barnardsville NC

June 22nd, private outing

June 27th, Ma Belle France, Asheville NC

June 29th, public outing, Asheville NC

June 30th, Laughing Frog Estate, Walnut NC

July 6th, public outing, Earthaven Ecovillage, Black Mountain NC

July 10th, Ashevillage Institute, Asheville NC

July 13th, public outing, Asheville NC

July 14th, Charlotte NC

July 15th, Bunkycooks, Asheville NC

July 15th, Seasonal School of Culinary Arts, Swannanoa NC

July 17th, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville NC

July 18th, Asheville Middle School, Dupont State Forest, Cedar Mountain SC

July 19th, Seasonal School of Culinary Arts, Swannanoa NC

July 20th, public outing, Sourwood Inn, Asheville NC

July 24th, public outing, Asheville NC

July 25th, Asheville Integrative Medicine, OM Sanctuary, Asheville NC

July 27th, Chimney Rock Park, Lake Lure NC

July 27th, private outing, Lake Lure NC

July 28th, public outing, Candler NC

July 29th, Asheville Middle School, Asheville NC

August 2nd, private outing, Biltmore Estate, Asheville NC

August 3rd, Southeastern Permaculture Gathering, Celo NC

August 5th, Isothermal Community College, Columbus, NC

August 9th, private outing, Earthaven Ecovillage, Black Mountain NC

August 10th, public outing, Carver Edible Park, Asheville NC

August 17th, Earthaven Ecovillage, Black Mountain NC

August 18th, private outing, Asheville NC

August 21st, private outing, Broad River, Black Mountain NC

August 24th, Asheville Wine & Food Festival

August 25th, public outing, Candler

August 28th, private outing, Charlestown Landing, Charleston

August 31st, public outing, Brevard NC

September 1st, public outing, Brevard NC

September 2nd, private outing, Laughing Frog Estate, Walnut NC

September 7th, Asheville Mushroom Club FungiFest, NC Arboretum, Asheville NC

September 7th, public outing, Asheville NC

September 8th, public outing, Asheville NC

September 9th, Mountain Heritage High School, Burnsville NC

September 10th, public outing, Celo NC

September 10th, Celo homeschoolers, Celo NC

September 11th, public outing, Asheville NC

September 11th, Green Drinks, Asheville NC

September 14th, Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute, Chapel Hill NC

September 15th, private outing, Raleigh NC

September 18th-December 18th (12 Wednesdays), Asheville Middle School, Asheville NC

September 21st, public outing, Asheville NC

September 28th, For Foods Sake private outing, Cedar Mountain NC

September 30th, Curate Restaurant private outing, Candler NC

October 6th, public outing, High Falls, Dupont State Forest, Cedar Mountain NC

October 10th, private outing, Cashiers NC

October 11th, private outing, Cashiers NC

October 12th, public outing, Hooker Falls, Dupont State Forest, Cedar Mountain NC

October 13th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism private outing, Asheville NC

October 14th, Asheville CVB/Cecil private outing, Biltmore Estate, Asheville NC

October 16th, CCI/public outing, Brevard NC

October 23-4th, Local Food Summit, Fairchild Tropical Gardens, Miami FL

October 26th, Old Fort NC


2012

March 28th, Children's Earth School

April 1st, private outing

April 8th, MIX magazine

April 14th, Laughing Frog Estate

April 21st, James Beard Chefs outing

April 28th & May 1st, private outing

May 12th, Thompson private outing

May 19th, public outing, Laughing Frog Estate

May 25th, Asheville Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Biltmore Estate

June 9th, "Five Acres and Independence"

June 10th, "Reishi, Mushroom of Immortality"

June 16th, Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP), Highland Lake

June 20th, public outing

June 22nd-24th, The Firefly Gathering

June 28th, Laughing Frog Estate

July 2nd, Boyce private outing, Candler

July 4th, public outing, Warren Wilson College

July 20th, Seasonal School of Culinary Arts

July 21st, "Iron Chef Appalachia," Earthaven Ecovillage

July 24th, Giles private outing

July 25th, Growing Goddess Camp

July 28th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

Sunday, July 29th, WNC Alliance benefit outing and lunch

August 1st, 7-WSPA Greenville

August 2nd, Penland School of Crafts

August 5th, Yokum private outing

August 11th, Meanwhile Back in Saluda

August 26th, Iron Chef Appalachia

September 8th, Meanwhile Back in Saluda

September 9th, Love at First Bite (forage-to-table dinner at Laughing Frog Estate)

September 10th, public outing, Asheville

September 14th, Rainbow Mountain School

September 14-15th, The Self Reliance Expo, Hickory

September 15th, Lonesome Valley, Cashiers

September 16th, Highland Lake Cove, Flat Rock

September 19th, STARworks, Seagrove (south of Greensboro)

September 20th, Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute, Chapel Hill

September 22rd, Norfolk Botanical Garden

September 28-9th, Heritage Life Skills Fair, Waynesville

October 4th, JG private outing, Burlington

October 7th, Chapel Hill

October 8th, TT private outing, Winston-Salem

October 19th, Andrew Weil, MD, private outing, The Biltmore Estate

October 20th, The LEAF Festival

October 27th, Meanwhile Back in Saluda B&B

November 3rd, WNCA benefit with Josh Kelly

November 16th, OM Sanctuary, Asheville

November 18th, Wolf Laurel

November 19th, Pearson Falls, Saluda

December 8th, Hot Springs

December 22nd, Old Fort


2011

March 12th, Springing into Action (forage-to-table dinner at Laughing Frog Estate)

April 1st, Hornbeck private outing

April 12th, Warren Wilson College

April 17th, WNC Alliance Benefit Morel Hunt

April 23rd, Primavera (forage-to-table dinner at Laughing Frog Estate)

June 4th, MANNA Food Bank, Blue Jean Ball

June 19th & 21st, Rich private outings

June 25th, Love is in the Earth (forage-to-table dinner at Laughing Frog Estate)

June 30th, private outing

July 8th, private outing

July 9th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

July 10th, Bountiful Cities Benefit

July 13th, Seasonal School of Culinary Arts

July 14-17th, The Firefly Gathering

July 22-4th, NCHA Wild Herb Weekend

August 5th, Southeastern Permaculture Gathering

August 19th-21st, The REAL Center Rewilding Weekend

August 27th, public outing

September 3rd, Baker private outing

September 4th, Hairy Bikers

September 8th, public outing

September 10th, Love at First Bite (forage-to-table dinner with chef Joshua Dillard)

September 11th, private outing

September 12th, private outing and lunch

September 17th, private outing

September 18th, Earthaven Ecovillage

September 28th, UNCA Center for Creative Retirement

October 9th, Warren Wilson College

October 15th, public outing

October 22nd, Lake Eden Arts Festival

October 23rd, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

 

2010

May 2nd, private outing

May 8th, private outing

May 22nd, Old Salem Museum and Gardens, Winston-Salem, NC

June 25th, Swimming in Fungus (Asheville GO!)

July 22nd-25th, The Firefly Gathering

August 4th, forage-to-table dinner, The Marketplace Restaurant

August 7th & 8th, STARworks, Greensboro, NC

August 21st, public outing

August 31st, staff outing, Early Girl Restaurant

September 4th, public outing

September 7th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

September 11th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

September 16th, Warren Wilson College

September 18th, Asheville Mushroom Club FungiFest, NC Arboretum

September 19th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism, Joyce Kilmer, NC

September 20th, public outing, Robbinsville, NC

September 22nd, Warren Wilson College

October 2nd morning, public outing

October 2nd evening, private outing

October 5th, staff outing, Zambra Restaurant

 

2009

June 6th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

July 9th-10th, The Firefly Gathering

July 30th, private outing 

August 3rd, private outing

August 15th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

August 28th, private outing 

August 29th, public outing, Warren Wilson College

September 5th, Warren Wilson College 

September 9th, Eden Village, Cold Spring, NY

September 17th, CBS-Raleigh 

September 18th, Adventure Chefs

September 19th, public outing, Warren Wilson College

September 25th, Dancing Springs Learning Cooperative 

September 26th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

September 27th, private outing, Chatanooga

September 30th, Short Mountain Sanctuary 

October 2nd, Pickards Mountain Education Center (high school group) 

October 3rd, Pickards Mountain Education Center 

October 4th, public walk, Umstead Park, Raleigh

October 16th, Dancing Springs Learning Cooperative 

October 25th, Simpson private outing, Wolf Laurel

October 5th, Montessori Children’s House, Durham

October 6th, staff outing, Zambra Restaurant 

October 9th, Brewer fungal inventory 

October 12th, staff outing, The Marketplace Restaurant      

 

2008

May 31st, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

June 7th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

July 12th, public outing

October 25th, public outing

October 27th, Bizarre Foods


2007

April 17th, Thirty-Fourth Annual Spring Wildflower Hike Week, Fontana Village

April 21st, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

June 30th, Deep Woods Mushrooms

July 29th, North Carolina Herb Association

July 29th, Appalachian School of Holistic Herbalism

August 25th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

September 25th, Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine

October, AB Tech Culinary Program

October 6th, Asheville Mushroom Club Fungus Fair

November, private outing


2006

May 13-14th, American Herbalist Guild, NC Chapter, Native Plant Weekend

May 27th, Appalachian School of Holistic Herbalism

June 23rd, Warren Wilson Alumni Weekend (with Sandi Ford)

July 2nd, Asheville Mushroom Club foray

July 23-29th. John C. Campbell Folk School (with Sandi Ford)

August 20th, private outing

August 24th, private outing

August 25th, private outing, Max Patch

September 7th, Mountain Spirit School of Herbalism

September 9th, Asheville Mushroom Fair

September 17th, public outing

September 23rd, Family Herbalism Program

September 24th, Warren Wilson College

September 30th, public outing

October 8th, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism, Joyce Kilmer

October 10th, public outing

October 13-14th, Pickards Mountain Education Center

October 22nd, public outing

November 3rd, Back to Basics Sustainable Living Symposium, Waynesville

November, Timmy O’Neill’s Environmental Action Tour

 

2005

July 10th, The Ninth Continental Bioregional Congress, Earthaven Ecovillage, Black Mountain NC

September 8th, The Southeast School of Botanical Medicine, Asheville NC

September 24-6th, Pickards Mountain (with Frank Cook)

Warren Wilson College, Swanannoa NC

Asheville Mushroom Club

private outing, Crabtree NC

mid-October, Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism, Asheville NC          

PBS Folkways

 

2004

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Annual Conference, Asheville NC

Pickard’s Mountain & The Conservation Trust of NC, Chapel Hill NC

Appalachian School of Holistic Herbalism, Asheville NC

Warren Wilson College, Swanannoa NC

John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown NC

Lammas Weekend, Riceville NC, (with Sandi Ford, Sandor Katz, and Frank Cook)

Native Plants in the Landscape Conference, Millersville PA

“Wild, Healing, and Tasty” at Sunflower Farm (with Sandi Ford, Frank Cook, and Sandor Katz)

 

2003

Warren Wilson College, Swanannoa NC

Father Nature’s Farmacy (with James Duke and Frank Cook)

Humboldt Field Research Institute, Steuben ME

Rye Nature Center

Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT

Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains NY

Greenwich Continuing Education Program, Greenwich CT

Institute for Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook  NY

Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, Huntington, PA (public outing and staff training)

Pennypack Environmental Center, Philadelphia PA

Sunnybank Inn, Hot Springs, NC (with Frank Cook)

Appalachian School of Holistic Herbalism, Leicester NC

Pickards Mountain Environmental Center, Chapel Hill NC

Lake Eden Arts Festival, Black Mountain NC

 

2002

Southeast Energy and Environment Expo, Skyland NC

Lake Eden Arts Festival, Black Mountain NC

California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco CA

California School of Herbal Medicine, Forestville CA

Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock NC (two sessions)

Mountain Light Sanctuary, with Frank Cook

Institute for Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook NY

Audubon Center, Greenwich CT (staff training)

Rye Nature Center, Rye NY

Pound Ridge Reservation, Pound Ridge, NY (staff training)

Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Stamford, CT

Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, Huntington, PA (staff training)

Tai Sophia Institute, with James Duke

Sunnybank Inn, Hot Springs, NC, with Frank Cook

AB Tech Culinary Program

 

2001

Sunnybank Inn & Retreat, Hot Springs NC, with Frank Cook

Southeast Energy and Environment Expo, Skyland NC

The Marketplace Restaurant

AB Tech Culinary Program

University of North Carolina, Asheville NC

American Culinary Association, WNC Chapter

Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock NC (two sessions)

Asheville Mushroom Fair

Rye Nature Center, Rye NY

Christopher Bird Research Center, Blairsville GA

Lake Eden Arts Festival, Black Mountain NC (Spring and Fall)

 

2000

The Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC

Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock NC

University of North Carolina, Asheville NC

Asheville Mushroom Fair

Botanical Gardens of Asheville

Southeast Permaculture Summer Gathering, Celo NC

Mountain Light Sanctuary, with Frank Cook

Lake Eden Arts Festival, Black Mountain NC

 

1999

Warren Wilson College, Swanannoa NC

University of North Carolina, Asheville NC

Super Saturday Program, UNCA, Asheville NC

Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock NC

Sequatchie Valley Institute, Dunlap TN

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association Annual Conference, High Point NC

Asheville Mushroom Club

Valley Springs Middle School, Skyland NC

Southeast Permaculture Summer Gathering, Celo NC

 

1998

Bruce Museum, Greenwich CT

Nature Conservancy, Mt. Kisco NY

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Pound Ridge NY

Rye Nature Center, Rye NY

Sustenance Farm, Chapel Hill NC

National Therapeutic Wilderness Camps Conference, Unicoi GA

Short Mountain Sanctuary, Smithville TN

Earthaven Ecovillage, Black Mountain NC

Southeast Permaculture Summer Gathering, Celo NC

 

1997

Mianus River Gorge Preserve, Bedford NY

Dreamtime Village, Madison WI

Southeast Permaculture Summer Gathering, Celo NC

Stone Mountain School, Black Mountain NC

 

1996

Chimney Rock Harvest Fest (900 children in two days), Chimney Rock NC

Stone Mountain School, Black Mountain NC

Lake Eden Arts Festival, Black Mountain NC

Sugar Creek Botanical Preserve, Leicester NC

Madison County Homeshoolers, Sandy Mush NC

Southeast Permaculture Summer Gathering, Celo NC

 

1995

Asheville Mushroom Club

public outing (three classes, dates unknown)