Buongiorno everybody - My friend Tony, the environmental educator and
who led our mushroom identification walk, is leading
another edible and medicinal foraging excursion and field
I know many of you are interested, so I'm passing this along.
To reserve, contact Tony directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT: Edible & Medicinal Plants of central California . A guided 3 hour walk through a local ecotone (a transitional zone) affording us a view of diverse flora. Participants will be provided with a plant species worksheet for recording identification and plant part information for eating and medicinal uses. We will work on putting together food from the field offerings. Participants will learn basic botanical nomenclature to aid in identifying plant species when using field guides. This workshop is for all levels of learners. Become familiar with your area and create a meaningful connection.
WHERE: Tilden Regional Park (Berkeley) at
the Big Springs pullout. Big Springs
is marked by a sign on your right as you drive towards the Botanic
Garden on South
Park Drive off Grizzly Peak Blvd. It is also possible to
get there off Grizzly Peak Blvd. by taking Shasta Road and going right
onto South Park Drive where it connects with Wildcat Canyon Road .
BRING: Comfortable walking shoes, plenty of water, sunscreen and sun hat, writing material, snacks and a daypack for your items.
COST: $18.00/person. Please email me at email@example.com for workshop registration and any questions.