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  • Welcome To The Local Wild Food Challenge

  • A Culinary Adventure Competition

  • Exciting. Motivating. Energetic.

  • Source. Harvest. Prep. Enter.

  • EAT. EDUCATE. ENJOY.

Welcome To The Local Wild Food Challenge

A Culinary Adventure Competition

Create an entry featuring at least one wild ingredient.

All LWFC events are open to EVERYONE!

Home Cooks, Restaurants, Fishermen, Caterers, Hunter-Gatherers, Chefs, Kids. LWFCs are so easy to be a part of, as a competitor simply include AT LEAST one wild ingredient in an entry of your choice.

Hot, cold, liquid, frozen, raw, marinated, smoked, seared, preserved… ANYTHING! All entries are anonymous to our judging panel. NO PRESSURE.

A CELEBRATION of RESOURCES &  COMMUNITY

Competitors & spectators, young & old, amateurs & pros, town & country, sponsors & volunteers. Everyone can enjoy SEEING and TASTING dishes created by locals in a CASUAL, FUN environment.  Amazing PRIZE PACKAGES up for grabs, donated by GENEROUS COMMUNITY FOCUSED businesses and individuals. GET OUT THERE and join our GROWING global local wild food challenge community.

What is it all about?

Mission

Encouraging people to get out into their local natural environments and source wild ingredients through hunting, fishing, foraging & gathering.

Spirit

Respecting adventurous culinary creativity of our past and future. Inspired by the beauty & bounty of  special parts of our world.

Why?

Create awareness of precious natural resources & environment. Get together, eat & drink, learn & have fun!

People & Place

For the People & By the People. Celebrating the resourceful talents of local people living in communities where wild food is available.

2014-2015 Calendar of Events

Gathering more than 3000 competitors and enthusiasts who will organize, travel, compete
and explore wild food at eight events in five countries

FOOD IS A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE

marthas-vineyard

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, USA

October 13, 2014

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WAIHEKE ISLAND
New Zealand

October 27, 2014

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GLENORCHY
New Zealand

 

February 21, 2015

eastbourne

EASTBOURNE
New Zealand

March 7, 2014

verduno

VERDUNO
ITALY

Spring 2015

LWFC Finland

TUUSULA
FI
NLAND

September 5, 2015

bozel
BOZEL
FRANCE

Autumn 2015

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