Arboretum at Night: Wild Bounty

Arboretum at Night: Wild Bounty

Saturday, October 14
6:30 – 8:30 pm
$40 member / $65 nonmember
Instructor: Dr. Mark Vorderbruggen
Ages 16 and up

Online registration is closed, please call 713-681-8433 to register. Thank you!

Grapes, pecans, chiles, and more – Texas produces a fabulous fall bounty. Join local expert Dr. Mark Vorderbruggen for a talk about the wonderful wild edibles you can find in your own backyard. You’ll get to sample a selection of foods made from native Texas plants while you also enjoy local Saint Arnold beer, Katz Coffee, and tea made from native yaupon holly. This is a unique chance to celebrate the wilder side of local food!

Wear walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Instructor bio: Dr. Mark Vorderbruggen is a research chemist and one of the Houston area’s most intrepid explorers. For more information, visit his blog “Foraging Texas.”

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