We’re committed to offering programs to empower people with skills and perspectives relating to ancestral foodways and modern culinary arts.
Adkins Arboretum Forest Walk
Explore edible trees of our region backed by student research at Adkins Arboretum.
Learn about honey bees in this beginning beekeeping course, offered each spring to students and community members.
Follow permaculture principles to develop expertise with wild plant foods, build structures from natural and salvaged materials, grow food, and create wildlife habitat.
Nourish the soil food web by creating fertility from waste.
Develop lifelong skills and confidence working with nourishing fats.
First Friday Foraging
Discover how to identify wild edible plants through seasons with a guided foraging walk across campus.
Food Initiative Internship
Develop expertise in ancestral foodways and culinary wellness. Contribute to research and projects to promote public access to nutrient dense, sustainable food.
May Day Celebration
Trace the intersection of bioregional food security and ancestral foodways in a spring feast with interdisciplinary academic connections.
Explore the ethics and philosophy that views humans as integral to a thriving natural world. Collaborate to design a space for campus food production.
Our accessible teaching space in the Alumni House is home to workshops for community members in promotion of culinary wellness.
Spring Break Camping
Reconnect with the land and water at RAFC's Wild Food Outpost; camp along the wooded shore of the Chester River and help to establish our outdoor learning space.