Sat, Jul 30|
Wild Food Camp in Kachemak Bay, Alaska (Two-Days, One-Night)
Learn to forage seaweed and break down a whole salmon in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
Time & Location
Jul 30, 2022, 8:30 AM PDT – Jul 31, 2022, 1:00 PM PDT
Homer, Homer, AK, USA
About the event
Hesketh Island is a remote, rocky outcropping in Kachemak Bay near Homer, Alaska. It’s a stunning setting, surrounded by fantastical rock formations and rich marine life. Homebase will be the Smokey Bay Chalet, a gorgeous house with an open kitchen and wrap-around deck with views of Augustine volcano. There’s also a sauna that sits over a stream at the edge of the beach, views of live volcanoes, bushes full of berries and a sea otter that likes to paddle by.
Meet at True North Kayak on the Homer Spit at 8:30 am for a 9:00 am departure
Arrive at Hesketh Island during low tide.
Learn to identify seaweed
Enjoy a seaweed & shellfish inspired lunch
Afternoon Options: Enjoy the sauna, explore the island and pick wild berries and attend a workshop for breaking down a whole salmon and using every part of it.
Evening wildcrafted cocktails
Learn to open and prepare oysters
Dinner of cedar-planked wild salmon, with stinging nettle & seaweed risotto, farmer’s market salad, and dashi braised Tokyo turnips.
Dessert of wild berry galette with fresh whipped cream.
Enjoy the late sunset on the beach with a bonfire.
Morning breakfast of toast bar with smoked salmon rillettes, seaweed butter, pasture-raised eggs, almond butter and peony infused honey, yogurt, berries, and granola.
Water taxi to Yukon Island for ½ day of sea kayaking with naturalist guides.
Back to the Homer Spit around 1pm.
This ticket is for one person, but the price is based on double occupancy. Wall tents have beds with mattresses, linens, and pillows, a wood-burning stove and an artist-created outhouse.$675.00
The Surf Shack is right above the beach and has its own kitchenette. It has a full bed downstairs and a small loft bed. It also has a propane stove for coffee and a wood-burning stove. Artist built outhouse.$750.00
Private Bedroom in Main House
This bedroom has a queen bed and is close to indoor plumbing. However, it is in the main house where meals are prepared. Price is based on double occupancy.$750.00