The two-day conference features workshops from area experts on forest farming, medicinal herbs, wild edibles and hemp growing.
Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians talk about Thanksgiving and indigenous food culture.
About 125 guests, mostly area hunters, gathered at Chestnut on Biltmore Avenue for the 10th annual Wild Game Dinner at the end of February. Photo by Mark-Ellis Bennett
The wild blueberries are ripe for the picking along the Blue Ridge.