• Hill Center (map)
  • 921 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast
  • Washington, DC, 20003
  • United States

Join Archaeologist-Chef Dr. Bill Schindler, Founder and Director of the Eastern Shore Food Lab, on a foray of Capitol Hill to forage for food! Washington’s lawns, parks and alleys are full of good things to eat, if you know how and where to look.

Bill Schindler is the Director of the Eastern Shore Food Lab and Associate Professor of Anthropology at Washington College in Chestertown, MD. He is a specialist in primitive technologies who lives his work. He was the star of National Geographic’s acclaimed series The Great Human Race.

You will very likely find lambs quarters, purslane, chickweed, poke, Japanese knotweed and other treasures often invisible to the untrained eye. While the final menu has yet to be determined, here is a sample menu from previous years:

  • Roasted Marrow Bones with a Wild Bitter Green Salad

  • Wild Spring Greens Casserole

  • Pesto of Wild Greens

  • Sourdough bread (fermented and baked by Dr. Schindler)

  • Wild Ice Cream

Date(s): Saturday, May 11

Time: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Cost: $85 per person, includes wine or beer