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.
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.
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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Rachel Brown hand coils a piece of pottery in 1908. Rachel Brown is one of the links in the ancestral chain keeping Catawba pottery alive for future generations of potters. Image Credit: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0Walking into a local North Carolina art gallery, a small clay...
At Fonta Flora Brewery, two local brews - Paw Paw Gose and Carolina Custard - deliver the unique native flavor of paw paw in each sip. It was about four years ago that Foragable Community partnered with Fonta Flora to establish a native flavors garden at the...
Winter squash, corn, and beans are three common foods that have a history reaching back more than 6,000 years in North America. It was the Indigenous peoples of the Americas that first cultivated these three crops - known as the Three Sisters - and discovered that...