Building a resilient future together through food and community.

A foragable community is a collective of community organizations working to increase public participation in local foodways to enhance the sustainability and resilience of their region.


A collective of community members, led by local food businesses, working together to educate themselves and others about local foodways through community-based education programs and public events.

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Use our resources to learn more about how foodways education enhances community resilience and and how you can get started developing teaching materials and designing events for your region.

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Local organizations who want to enhance the resilience of their region by leading community-based education and development that encourages people to cultivate sustainable food systems.

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Are you interested in becoming a Foragable Community Catalyst?

Get in touch with us to find out more about how we can support a Foragable Community startup in your area.

Recent Updates

Foragable Community at the Master Gardener College

Laura Lengnick, Foragable Community's Resilience Partner, led a workshop entitled Celebrating Place, Cultivating Resilience at this year's Extension Master Gardener College hosted by North Carolina State University in Raleigh  June 7.   Laura introduced community...

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Foragable Durham Leads a Walk on the Wild Side

About 30 people gathered at Mystic Farm & Distillery on a recent warm spring morning to learn about foraging wild edible ingredients and the magic of fermentation!  Local-food educators from Piedmont Picnic led attendees on a foraging walk around the Mystic Farm...

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