Exploring Nature: Edible Wild Plants
From acorns to wild violets, the Texas landscape is filled with an abundance of wild edibles. Ancient foodstuff can be found everywhere from outside your front door to the depths of the Piney Woods. Learn where to find, how to identify and proper preparation of the fruits, shoots, roots, and salad greens growing all around you. Whether you are learning to survive in the woods or just want to cut your food bills, this class is for you.
Topics will include:
Hands-on plant identification
Responsible harvesting techniques
Preparation of foods
Dangerous mimics and poisonous plants
Please bring comfortable walking shoes, water, snack, and bug repellent. A pen/pencil and a camera are also recommended. A plant guidesheet will be supplied.