Chef, Forager, Nature Lover
Jonathan is a professional chef, certified commercial forager and apprenticing herbalist. Local, sustainable and seasonal is at the core of his beliefs and reflects in his cuisine and craft. He has been featured in the Washington Post, DC Refined and Northern Virginia Magazine. He has also been featured in Michelin, Virginia Living Magazine and as a main presenter for his knowledge of foraging for Monticello. Recently he has stepped out of the kitchen to further pursue his love of nature and wildcraft. He is currently studying to become a registered herbalist with the highly accredited American Herbalism Guild and working to become certified with the School of Natural Skincare. Jonathan currently lives and adventures on the eastern coast of America.
Dr. Conor Byrt
Nature Lover, Outdoorsman
Dr. Byrt was raised in the Adirondack Mountains on a subsistence farm. There he grew up understanding the importance of knowing where food comes from and the work that goes into producing sustainably raised vegetables and meats. As a child, his love of the outdoors and nature led him to achieving the prestigious Eagle Scout rank and award. He is currently practicing as a Emergency Medicine Physician and sees the detrimental effects diet and lifestyle have on people everyday. Dr. Byrt has a passion for helping others live healthy and fulfilling lives and has joined forces with Heritage Foraging to help others flourish.
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