Event Calendar

Wild food, foraging & nature-based education classes, workshops and events with Jess Starwood available to the community.

January 2023

01.28 / SATURDAY Mushroom Hunt & Wild Food Lunch
10am-3pm, Thousand Oaks, CA
Registration via Venmo only; $125 per person includes interpretive mushroom walk, wild food lunch, cooking demo and discussion of SoCal fungi.
Venmo @theforesttable and your email address in the comments to register.

01.29 / SUNDAY Mushroom Hunt & Wild Food Lunch
10am-3pm, Thousand Oaks, CA SOLD OUT!!!

February 2023

02.05 / LA Mushroom Fair
South Coast Botanic Garden

02.11 / Edible Mushrooms of Southern California
10:00-12:30pm Cat + Raven Collective, Thousand Oaks CA
Get ready for mushroom season in Southern California! Learn identification, cautions, cooking and medicinal uses in LA species.

02.11 / Cooking With Wild Mushrooms
3:00-6:00pm Cat + Raven Collective, Thousand Oaks CA
Wild mushrooms are what’s for dinner! Learn how to cook various wild and store-bought fungi with forager and chef Jess Starwood

02.15 / The Wild Path Spring Apprenticeship & Course
Virtual, 3 Month Course Starts

March 2023

03.11 / Medicinal Mushrooms
10-12:30pm Cat + Raven Collective, Thousand Oaks CA
Registration coming soon.

03.18 / THE FOREST TABLE: Forager’s Spring Celebration!
10am-3pm Thousand Oaks CA
This seasonal event starts with two hour walking tour through our local area to discover and discuss edible and medicinal plants and mushrooms that we encounter. Then, followed with a cooking demo of wild foods and a gourmet tasting of wild foods and drinks by Jess Starwood.
REGISTER: Payment via Venmo $125 to @theforesttable to reserve your spot.

April 2023

04.13-16 / Desert Wild! Sonoran Desert Adventure
Cave Creek & Sedona, Arizona

‘The Best of Spring’ Wild Food 8 Course Dinner
6-8pm, Thousand Oaks CA
Experience “A Taste of Place” with this eight course wild food dinner that showcases the best of the season in Southern California, by forager, herbalist and chef, Jess Starwood.
Limited to 20 guests.
REGISTER: Payment via Venmo $225 per person to @theforesttable to reserve your spot.

July 2023

07.19-07.26 / Oaxaca Mushroom Adventure
7 day trip to Cloud Forests of Oaxaca, Mexico
Details Here

November 2023

TBD / Baja Botanical Adventure
7 day trip to the sub-tropical deserts of Baja California Sur, Mexico
Email Jess to be added to the interest list for more information when available

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