When: Saturday, October 25, 2014; 8a – 3p
Where: near Tucson, AZ
Who: Anyone interested in learning to forage wild plants and eat from their surroundings
Cost: $50 per person
Learn to eat from what you find in the desert! Join local herbalist & forager, John Slattery, on a wild foraging journey in our local mountains. We will be exploring the great diversity of native wild foods which exist in our local habitat. Numerous wild foods will be identified, and we will gather and prepare select, available wild foods. Additionally, important out of season wild plant foods will be demonstrated with samples and field identification. Basic topics covered will include:
Proper Identification of Edible Species
Time of Year for Proper Harvest
Methods of Preparation
Location, Environment, and Habitat for each Plant
Please bring proper walking shoes, needed protection from the sun, adequate water for a full day of sun exposure, and a packed lunch. Our meeting place will be announced upon registration. Limited to 12 participants. Contact John at John@SonoranHerbalist.com with any questions regarding the class.
Visit http://www.sonoranpermaculture.org/courses-and-workshops/ to register (scroll down the page).