Sept 22 - Wild Foraging Edibles Workshop (Autumn Season)
Dates: Saturday, Sept 22
Time: from 9:30-11:30 am
Facilitator: Jackie McMillan, local wild forager & holistic educator
Foraging for wild edibles connects us to our yards, trails and communities in new ways as we see our wild "weedy" plants with new eyes. These plants are power-houses of nutrition, offer unique flavours and textures, provide free abundant food sources through the seasons. Foraging is a fun past-time to do with your family and friends.
There is a wild abundance to forage in our city this autumn season - from wild greens, leaves and edible flowers, to seeds, bark, berries, fruit and roots!
Join this workshop to learn where and how to safely identify local wild food plants; guidelines for ethical/sustainable harvesting so that we keep these wild plant populations thriving; and how to harvest, dry and prepare wild foods. We will do a short walk-about to show a dozen or more wild food plants we have growing at Little City Farm, and enjoy tasting of wild goodies. Dress to be outdoors (rain or shine).
- PLEASE COME SCENT-FREE (What does this mean? Due to scent-sensitivities of our workshop facilitator, we need to ask all participants to come without wearing scented products of any type please. This includes freshly laundered scented clothing, shampoo, make-up, hairsprays, deodorants, perfumes, etc - feel free to contact Karin if you have any questions about this. Thank you for your mindfulness about this.)
WorkshopCost: $30 + HST
Right after this Wild Foraging Workshop, stay for the Fall Forage Harvest Market (from 11:30 am-1:30 pm) at Little City Farm, a public event that is being held to celebrate the wild abundance of this autumn season and showcase locally foraged foods!
Purchase uniquely prepared wild foods to stock your pantry for the winter and keep you healthy - such as medicinal tea blends, wild pestos, small-batch krauts, jams, sauces, juices, kombucha, baked goods, and more! Also herbal soaps & salves will be available. Everything handmade in small batches with care.
Payment by Cash only.
For more info contact Karin at: info(at)littlecityfarm.ca