Where: The Appalachian mountain town of Richwood, WV
Earn your stamp: Go foraging for ramps, a pungent root vegetable akin to wild onions. Four Seasons Outﬁtters and Adventure Sports (a supplier of ramps to chefs around the country) will give you the scoop on where to dig if you’re up for getting a little dirt under your nails.
When to go: In April. there are festivals and special dinners all over the state; the biggest is the Feast of the Ramson in Richwood on April 20.