Schedule – 2019

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April 25,26,27   Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage   Great Smoky Mountains National Park Gatlinburg, TN    Evening Programs and Guided Hikes. (I will lead wildcrafting walks on edible/medicinal plants)
For more information:


May 4  “ Taste of the Mountains”   a Teardrop Rental campout- Alarka/Swain County, NC

Saturday: foraging for a wild gourmet lunch.  To register call 805/ 540- 1405

May 9  John C. Campbell Folk School  Brasstown, NC “Family and Friends” day of demonstrations and a Wildflower Tea.  For more info call : 828-837-2775

May 11 “Foraging for Food & Farmacy”   Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mountains National Park- Gatlinburg, TN.  To register call:  865/974-0150

May 23,  Spring Ageing Conference– SW Community College/Burrell Building- (I share“Granny Woman Wisdom”) for more info contact Kellie Dula at 828/586- 1962 ext. 221


June 1  “Folk Medicine Festival”   Red Boiling Springs, TN   
For more information contact Karen Davis, Vision 2020 Inc,

June 11,12  “Dig the Natives” –Georgia Native Plant Society, Linwood Nature Preserve, Gainesville, GA.  Evening program June 11, Wildflower Walk June 12.

For more info contact Margaret Rasmussen at

June 15, “Women’s Work”   Demonstration Day at the Mountain Farm Museum in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cherokee, NC entrance)  Home Remedies, Hearth Cooking, Soap Making, Hominy, Corn shuck Dolls, etc. 828-497-1904

June 22,  “Foraging for Food & Farmacy”  Smoky Mountain Field School – Great Smoky Mountains National Park TN/NC border  To register call:  865/974-0150

June 23-29  “Cherokee Heritage-Natural resources for Craft, Food, and Medicine”  John C. Campbell Folk School Brasstown, NC       For more info call : 828-837-2775


August 17,   “Foraging for Food & Farmacy”  (with a Focus on Fungi) Smoky Mountain Field School –  Great Smoky Mountains National Park Cherokee, NC    865/974-0150


Sept. 21,  Cherokee Storytelling “Myths & Legends of the Cherokee”, Smoky Mountain Field School   Great Smoky Mtns National Park, Cherokee, NC 865/974-0150


Oct. 5  –“Cherokee Plantlore & More”   Smoky Mountain Field School   Great Smoky Mtns. National Park, Cherokee, NC    865/974-0150

Oct. 19– DeSoto State Park,  Ft. Payne, AL   Autumn Woods Celebration
For more information contact Brittney Hughes at 256/997-5025 or