The Foods Off the Beaten Track evening is dedicated to some of the weird and wonderful foods grown and foraged in the Gatineau Hills, from wild-sourced sumac juice and tree sap to forest-grown shiitake mushrooms. Geneviève LeGal-Leblanc of Ferme et Forêt will guide you through an evening of tasting, smelling, and discovering some unusual wild and cultivated foods from her farm. Ferme et Forêt also produces maple syrup, eggs, berries, and more. You will discover how these products are interconnected and contribute to a sustainable farming endeavour.
Location: Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, presented in the Three Sisters Hall, Learning Centre
When: June 13, 2019
Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $8.75 + tax, reservation required
Language: English only with a bilingual Q & A.
Geneviève LeGal-Leblanc is co-owner of Ferme et Forêt, an ecological farm and wild foods enterprise near Wakefield, Quebec. She's a wild forager, maple syrup producer, beekeeper, and farmer of a wide variety of foods. Ms LeGal-Leblanc, an advocate for sustainable wild harvesting and farming, likes to share her wild foraging skills through hands-on field and forest-based workshops.