Food

Les Stroud's Wild Harvest

Season 2 teaches outdoor and culinary enthusiasts how to harvest and cook with wild, edible ingredients like cattail, mussels, pine mushrooms, and more. Travel with Les, star of the TV show Survivorman, and chef Paul Rogalski as they take viewers on a foraging adventure, gathering unexpected ingredients across the wilds of North America.

Fiona’s Farm

26m 39s

Les forages the ocean side with ethnobotanist Fiona Hamersley Chambers. The surprise they gathered, combined with items from Fiona’s farm, presents some colorful ingredients for Paul to work with.

Episodes

  • Fiona’s Farm: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Fiona’s Farm

    S2 E211 - 26m 39s

    Les forages the ocean side with ethnobotanist Fiona Hamersley Chambers. The surprise they gathered, combined with items from Fiona’s farm, presents some colorful ingredients for Paul to work with.

  • Horseradish & Tumbleweed Mustard: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Horseradish & Tumbleweed Mustard

    S2 E209 - 26m 37s

    Behind an urban mall, Les discovers an abundance of delicious roots and flowers, which he shares with Paul. Using his restaurant's kitchen, Paul gets to work crafting a meal with the newly discovered local flavors.

  • Maple & Milkweed: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Maple & Milkweed

    S2 E206 - 26m 42s

    Les shares his sugar shack and syrup-making expertise with Paul while gifting him a familiar and favorite foraged ingredient. The sweet results are created with fire.

  • Conch & Coconut: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Conch & Coconut

    S2 E213 - 26m 55s

    While visiting Belize, Les & Paul lodge on an Aggressor live aboard dive boat & meet corporate Chef Ed Mendoza, Les capitalizes on the opportunity to do some freediving & beach exploration. Paul brings Ed into his culinary challenge. Ed brings Paul into his on-deck kitchen. The tandem surprises Les with their collaborative creations, including a cacao-based hot sauce.

  • Cattail & Balsam Fir: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cattail & Balsam Fir

    S2 E208 - 26m 37s

    RV camping has its pleasures. Les & Paul hike a familiar area close by and get dirty, gathering a Wild Harvest staple, and Les introduces a new tree flavor to the mix. Paul’s RV camp cookery provides an exciting twist on a classic soup and dessert.

  • Juniper: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Juniper

    S2 E210 - 26m 31s

    Set in the area around Paul’s cousin’s cottage, Les and Paul focus on one indecent, at two different stages of growth. Paul reminisces about his past while cooking dinner. Les makes a cocktail. The team is surprised at the results of their experiments.

  • Trout Lily & Simple Syrup: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trout Lily & Simple Syrup

    S2 E207 - 26m 20s

    Legendary comedian Ron James joins the team in harvesting a key ingredient for Paul’s culinary challenge. Rest assured, nothing fishy was going on as Les gifts Paul a red-colored syrup that is simply delicious. Trout lily and sumac are on the counter. Paul listens to Ron’s thoughts on his creations.

  • Tidal Pools: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tidal Pools

    S2 E212 - 26m 5s

    Special guest Fiona Hamersley Chambers guides the group to tidal pools where they responsibly harvest flavors of the pacific. Later, The Wild Harvest team enjoys a beachside RV and campsite, including Paul’s experimentation kitchen.

  • Balsam Root & Sagebrush: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Balsam Root & Sagebrush

    S2 E201 - 26m 48s

    In the heart of wine country, early spring can be a challenging time to forage. Les, Paul, and Kevin find themselves hiking the hillsides looking for more than a beautiful view. Les finds a couple of challenging ingredients for chef Paul. With some experimentation, Paul comes to the table with a creative twist to some classic dishes.

  • Rainbows & Fiddleheads: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rainbows & Fiddleheads

    S2 E204 - 26m 40s

    While at a remote fishing lodge in the Pacific Northwest, the team explores the harvesting opportunities the area has to offer. Rainbow trout and unique fiddleheads are on the menu.

  • Spring Beauty & Catnip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Spring Beauty & Catnip

    S2 E203 - 26m 38s

    While hiking in a coniferous forest, Les comes across a large patch of Spring Beauty. After a respectful harvest, Les reveals a secret ingredient from his pantry for Paul, adding to his culinary challenge. As always, Kevin captures the moments in stunning detail.

  • Sitka Spruce: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sitka Spruce

    S2 E205 - 26m 35s

    While still at the remote fishing lodge, Les tasks Paul to focus on one ingredient, which proves to be a good thing as the team finds themselves with interesting company both at the lodge and at Paul’s impromptu outdoor kitchen.

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