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Saturday, June 21, 2014

 

 

Urban Foraging Class with Melany Vorass Herrera
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - Sorry Class is Full!

Hours: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Garfield Park Conservatory Campus
Cost: Free, but space is limited to 25 participants

21-06-2014 11:00:00 21-06-2014 13:00:00 11 Urban Foraging Class with Melany Vorass Herrera Urban Foraging Class with Melany Vorass Herrera Saturday, June 21, 2014 Hours: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Where: Garfield Park Conservatory Campus Cost: Free, but space is limited to 25 participants Learn to take control of your food by entering into the fun and delicious world of urban foraging. Did you know that roughly 9 out of 10 weeds in your yard and garden can be made into delicious meals? And most yard and garden weeds pack a much greater nutritional punch than store-bought vegetables or even the veggies grown in your own garden! This workshop makes foraging easy, accessible, and fun for everyone, even in the middle of the city or suburbia. Garfield Park Conservatory 300 North Central Park Ave., Chicago, Illinois Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance Organizer e-mail false DD/MM/YYYY

 

Learn to take control of your food by entering into the fun and delicious world of urban foraging. Did you know that roughly 9 out of 10 weeds in your yard and garden can be made into delicious meals? And most yard and garden weeds pack a much greater nutritional punch than store-bought vegetables or even the veggies grown in your own garden! This workshop makes foraging easy, accessible, and fun for everyone, even in the middle of the city or suburbia.

 

Participants Will Learn:

 

• The benefits of urban foraging

• Field precautions and ethics

• How to identify the most readily available edible weeds (e.g., dandelion,
   nipplewort, nettle, pineapple weed, purslane, catsear, lamb’s quarters,
   amaranth, bittercress and creeping wood sorrel, to name a few.)

• Nutritional information

• Plant lore

• Cooking tips

 

Get more information at the Front Yard Forager site and Facebook page.