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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

  • January 22 · 3:00 PM

    BAMS All California Club Albion Foray

    2 Members

    The Seventh Biannual All California Club Foray (ACCF) will be held in January 2016. Chief mycologist will be Judy Roger, a member of the Oregon Mycological Society. Judy... Learn more
  • January 3 · 10:00 AM

    Point Reyes National Seashore Fungus Fair

    3 Members

    The Fungus Fair is an opportunity to learn about the fungi gathered by more than 100 volunteers who are helping to collect, identify and catalog the species of mushrooms... Learn more
  • Dec 22, 2015 · 1:00 PM

    Clamming

    5 Members | 5.00 | 20 Photos

    This trip is free to paid members of this meetup. Clamming on the mud flats of Tomales Bay has probably been going on since the original settlers, the Miwok Indians,... Learn more
  • Dec 19, 2015 · 10:00 AM

    SOMA Members Only Foray

    2 Members

    A field trip to collect wild mushrooms. Forays provide a great opportunity to get out in the woods in a friendly atmosphere to learn the ins and outs of identifying and... Learn more
  • Dec 19, 2015 · 9:00 AM

    FFSC Local Mushroom Foray

    2 Members

    You do not need to be a member of FFSC to attend. We will be foraging at the Marshall Fields, UCSC Natural Reserve area, and we are allowed to take mushrooms we find... Learn more
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Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

Founded Aug 1, 2011

This Meetup is community funded

$2.69/month

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