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Flora & Fungi Wild Food Adventures

Fall in Love with the Outdoors through Food

Small group, hands-on foraging, fishing, and cooking excursions crafted to deepen our relationships with the natural world. 

Pop-Up Ecosystem-based Dinners and Creative Collaboration Food Events. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Alaska! Wild Food Camp  (SOLD OUT)
    Aug 08, 12:00 PM – Aug 11, 12:00 PM
    Homer, Homer, AK, USA
    Four days and three nights of learning to fish, forage and prepare wild foods in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
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  • Salmon & Circumambulation on Mt. Tam (SOLD OUT)
    Sep 15, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Mill Valley, 753 Panoramic Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941, USA
    Connect deeply with wild salmon and the redwoods through this curated experience of contemplative hiking, wild food dining, and joyful dancing. (Image of Mt. Tamalpais by artist Tom Killion)
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  • Hollow & Groove
    Wed, Oct 20
    Marin County
    Oct 20, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Marin County, Mt Tamalpais, California 94941, USA
    Awaken all your senses and draw in the fall season with wild food, immersive art and celebratory dance!
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Testimonials

Maria's porcini camp was great!  She walked us through the identifying features, habitat, and indicator species before leading a forage through likely territory.  Throughout the day, Maria shared her deep knowledge of the local ecology, identified other mushrooms and plants we found while hunting, and shared stories about other mushrooming adventures.  The camp concluded with an incredible campfire porcini risotto for lunch.  While conditions on the day-of weren't ideal, we retraced our steps a couple weeks later and found several enormous porcinis!  Andreas Bastian

 

Maria & Flora Jayne

Your Guides

Maria Finn is an author and chef living on a houseboat in Sausalito. Before adopting Flora Jayne, the truffle dog-in-training, she was an ocean faring cat lady. (She still loves the sea and her cats). She often writes about food and sustainability and so when she began working as a private chef, she focused on sourcing regenerative foods and food she forages along the California Coast. From seaweed to chanterelles, she believes that harvesting wild food is an intimate and visceral way to connect with nature.

She smelled her first black Périgord truffle about 10 years ago. It reached inside her and made her want it more than anything in the world. This desire has led her to the forest and her truffle-dog-in-training, Flora Jayne. 

  

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Sausalito, California

415-306-2773

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