Woodland Harvest Foray Into Foraging


The paw-paw is often turned into bread pudding or custard.

For centuries, inhabitants of the Southern Appalachians have coexisted with the wild landscape that covers these mountains, discovering and utilizing its incredible biodiversity. Our rich coves, pristine streams and wetlands, rocky balds, and fertile soils offer a bounty of edible plants and fungi throughout the four seasons. You've just got to know where to look to find them.

Spring brings a carpet of green ephemerals to our forest, some of which can be quite tasty! Our most popular plant, the ramp, is a delicious treasure. Its pungent leaves can be carefully separated from subsurface bu...

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