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Woodsrunner School - Meet Up Location

Primitive Cooking

The ability to make a flavorful meal without the burden of cooking utensils, allows one to travel light in the wild, or make a meal when it counts the most.

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Primitive Cooking
Primitive Cooking

Time & Location

Jun 01, 2024, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Woodsrunner School - Meet Up Location, 49 Brick House Rd, Whitmire, SC 29178, USA

About the Event

Cooking With Fire - A Primitive Culinary Experience

Preparing flavorful meals is especially important to maintaining one's health and well-being. It is also a useful technique to help one keep a positive mental attitude during a crisis situation. The ability to make a flavorful meal without the burden of cooking utensils, allows one to travel light in the wild, or make a meal when it counts the most.

 

What is covered in the Class?

This class is designed to teach the many techniques to effectively prepare food for human consumption in a natural environment. The focus will be on preparing foods without the aid of any modern utensils, other than a fixed-blade knife while preserving the flavor and nutritional benefits of the food.​​

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In this class, students will be taught skills such as:

  • Utensil making from natural materials
  • Making containers for water and food
  • Spit and Skewer cooking
  • Smoking meat for preservation
  • Preparing and cooking fish
  • Coal cooking​
  • Making bread
  • Roasting root vegetables
  • Steaming grains
  • and more..

By the end of this class:

Students will learn how to prepare game and fish, roast and steam vegetables, boil water, bake bread, and roast and preserve meat, all without any modern utensils. This knowledge can make the difference between being forced to eat unpalatable food and enjoying a satisfying meal experience. This class is hands-on with the added benefit of sampling a variety of delicacies during the day.

Note: All food and water will be provided.

Prerequisite: No Prerequisites Required

Eligibility Requirements: Students must be at least 10 years old. All students younger than 16 must be accompanied by a paid parent or legal guardian.

Meetup Location: Students need to meet our staff near The Brick House Campground, 49 Brick House Rd, Whitmire, SC Between the hours of 8:00 AM & 8:30 AM. 

Directions:  From I-26, take exit #60 (SC 66), and drive east for 3.5 miles. Turn right onto Forest Service Road 358 and drive .1 miles. There is a field just a short drive to your left. You will see our staff members parked at the entrance of the field area to meet you. Turn into the field and they will provide you with instructions. 

(This is the meetup location unless otherwise noted). From there you will be led to the school property.

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