We’re committed to offering programs to empower people with skills and perspectives relating to ancestral foodways and modern culinary arts.
Explore edible trees of our region backed by ESFL student research at Adkins Arboretum.
Learn about honey bees in this beginning beekeeping course, offered each spring to students and community members.
Develop expertise with wild plant foods, build structures from natural and salvaged materials, grow fruits and vegetables, manage an apiary, and create wildlife habitat following permaculture design principles.
Tour the ESFL and sample delicious foods prepared by student interns and volunteers on the first Friday of each month. Learn more.
Our summer conference for high school students blends anthropology, ecology, and gastronomy, and nutrition in an intensive hands-on experience.
Discover how to identify wild edible plants through seasons with a guided foraging walk across campus.
Apply ecological landscape design to spaces on campus and dive deep into food transformation as we make nutrient-dense breads, cheese, meats, and vegetable ferments available for the community.
Trace the intersection of bioregional food security and ancestral foodways in a spring feast with interdisciplinary academic connections.