This group is for people who want to be involved in their food chain from source to ready to eat. The purpose is to rekindle and learn the art of food from hunting, fishing, foraging, and growing to preparation, storage and consumption with a locavore focus.

Each meet-up will involve one or more steps led by an expert. One goal is to have some of these experts join to share their skill or craft; if you know someone who can contribute, please ask them to join. The only costs should involve hard costs, such as facilities, ingredients, materials, tools, fuel, permits, etc., i.e. members can not charge for teaching, organizing, etc.  We do, however, also join organized trips given by professionals who charge for them.

Example topics: Hunting, fishing, or foraging for specific foods including organized trips; slaughter, butchering, preparation, and preservation; use of entire animal, canning; charcuterie; cooking, etc.

Our dicsussion boards are chock full of helpful information, such as advice, recipes, cookbooks, and relevant events around the Bay Area.

Members who teach receive a three month dues credit starting in the month in which they teach.

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Recent Meetups

  • 5 days ago · 5:30 PM

    Tomato Canning

    2 Members | 5.00 | 7 Photos

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  • May 31 · 4:30 PM

    Safari Club Wild Game Dinner

    2 Members | 5.00 | 9 Photos
  • May 21 · 5:00 PM

    McCloud Mushroom Festival & Shasta Car Camping

    2 Members | 5.00

    Going to camp and foray in the Mt. Shasta area and also check out the mushroom festival. Attendees should be experienced campers and hikers and have their own gear &... Learn more
  • April 17 · 12:00 PM

    MSSF Spring Morel Foray #1

    2 Members

    Annual MSSF members only, camp-out, morel and spring king forays. Join here: The first spring MSSF morel foray scheduled for MSSF... Learn more
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Founded Aug 1, 2011

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