Eastern Shore Food Lab


We host speakers and public workshops in the ESFL, on the Washington College campus, in the field, and around the world.   

Food Lab Forest Walk
9/29 @ 1-2:30pm

Join the ESFL’s ethnobotanical research team for a guided tree walk at Adkins Arboretum exploring historical foodways and future food resources, including fruits, nuts, leaves, sap, and roots. Discover how a permaculture approach toward plant functions supports ecological stewardship and food security. Learn about resources the Food Lab is developing to bring the flavor of native landscapes into your kitchen.

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Empty Plates Talk by Dr. Schindler
10/3/19 @ 5:30pm

ESFL Director Bill Schindler will give the talk “Empty Plates: How the toxic modern food industry robs us of real nutrition” at Talbot Country Club, Easton, Maryland. Reception with lecture to follow at 6 p.m. $15 charge for reception. RSVP by 9/26 to Victoria Corcoran at 410-778-7805 or vcorcoran2@washcoll.edu.

First Fridays in Chestertown, Fall 2019

10/4, 11/1, 12/6 @ 5-7pm

The Eastern Shore Food Lab will be showcasing seasonal fare as part of Chestertown’s First Friday Tradition. 

236 Cannon St.
Chestertown, MD 21620