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

  • April 3 · 7:00 AM

    Camp/Hike/Look for Morels

    2 Members

    I bought beautiful morels yesterday at the farmer's market, so time to go! I think the fungus clubs may be doing it a bit late this year due to little snow and hot... Learn more
  • March 2 · 3:00 PM

    Chef’s Lounge

    2 Members | 5.00

    Chef’s Lounge is a culinary community where chefs, restaurateurs, industry professionals and foodies gather to network and share ideas while enjoying a monthly feast... Learn more
  • January 10 · 3:00 PM

    The 41st Annual Santa Cruz Fungus Fair

    3 Members

    ADMISSION Friday admission - $5 Saturday / Sunday admission - $10 Students & Seniors (60+) - $5 Kids under 12 - free Come to Santa Cruz and explore the Kingdom of... Learn more
  • December 14, 2014 · 4:00 PM

    FFSC Holiday Potluck

    3 Members

    Come spend a delicious evening in the company of the great cooks of the FFSC for our annual Holiday Potluck! Bring your dish of choice, made to serve at least 10. The... Learn more
  • December 13, 2014 · 10:00 AM

    Mushrooms 101 Class & Foray

    2 Members | 5.00

    A unique all-day mushroom event at Quail Hollow Ranch. There will be an introductory lecture on local mushrooms, guided collecting forays into the woods, a hands-on ID... Learn more
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Founded Aug 1, 2011

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