Friday, August 14 | 6 – 9:30pm | The Francis Cope House @ Awbury Arboretum
Hosted by Wild Foodies of Philly at the beautiful Awbury Arboretum, this event will introduce food lovers to the world of wild edibles. Attendees will kick off the evening with a foraging walk, followed by herbed cocktails and a 5-course dinner crafted by caterer Jeffrey A. Miller. Tickets are $65, and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Awbury Arboretum. BYOB. Click here to register.
Saturday, September 12 | 9am – 12pm | Carversville Farm Foundation (Mechanicsville, PA)
Join friends at Door to Door Organics & Rolling Harvest Food Rescue at the Carversville Farm Foundation in Bucks County! Have fun digging in the dirt to help harvest produce & see for yourself how these two fantastic local nonprofits grow & distribute healthy foods to local families in need & train at-risk youth. Click here for more information.
September 18 – 20 | Heritage Farm (4300 Monument Ave.)
This September, join Radical Mycology founder Peter McCoy for a 3-day intensive on the art, science, and regenerative applications of mushroom cultivation.
Starting with the fundamentals of cultivation, and progressively building in conceptual stages throughout the weekend, you will learn the empowering life skill of growing mushroom mycelium (spawn) and fruiting mushrooms in any environment. With an emphasis on the best techniques and tools that keep costs and complexity to a minimum, you will leave the course equipped to dive in to cultivating right away. Click here for more information.
Pete Merzbacher, owner of Philly Bread (and creator of the delicious Philly Muffin, a sourdough creation reminiscent of the English Muffin), is looking to turn his bakery from a purely wholesale operation to a retail space. If you are a fan of Pete’s breads, and would like to help make his retail dream a reality, consider contributing some dough to his Kiva Zip loan. Click here for more information.