5 Tips for Successful Foraging of Maine Fiddleheads at Pineland Farms
I'm no fiddlehead foraging expert, but Pineland Farms is - and here's what I learned.
Pineland Farms is more than just amazing cheese (although their cheese is amazing). They have disc golf, skiing, trails for running and so many fun programs to get involved in. One that is new this year is fiddlehead foraging. They had an event on May 8th that sold out in minutes, and they are looking to open more events. This 90 minute hike and learning experience is fantastic. It's run by retired Maine Game Warden (27 years) Adam Gormely and Pineland's Outdoor Recreation Director Matt Sabasteanski. As you hike toward the banks of the Royal River (fiddleheads LOVE river banks) you will learn about the trees, and a little about Pineland Farms. It has a sordid past, so they focus on the present.
But this was about foraging fiddleheads. The main theme of the day was conservation. Respect the land and you will have years and years of foraging. That was a very important lesson and one that hopefully many Mainers can abide by.
5 Tips for Successful Foraging of Maine Fiddleheads
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