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    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
    FINLAND

    September 5, 2015

    bozel

    BOZEL
    FRANCE

    Autumn 2015

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