December 16, 2014 – Foragers are celebrating the recent rains—the holidays are approaching and visions of golden local chanterelles may finally become reality. No one would be upset if there were some morels and porcini thrown in for good measure, either. All of those goodies—and more—will likely show up at the third annual Big Sur Foragers Festival, January 16-18, 2015.
The festival is a reincarnation of the much-loved Big Sur Chanterelle Festival, according to Sharen Carey, the physician assistant who serves as Executive Director of the Big Sur Health Center. “We wanted to have a signature fundraising event,” she said, “so we went to board members from the chanterelle festival and ask them to help us revise and expand the event to include other foraged foods.” It’s been growing … Read More