We had our wild edible walk today! The weather held beautifully and we had a great turnout of interested, interesting people. Thanks so much to everyone who came.
We saw edible and medicinal:
- plantain (plantago major and minor)
- red clover
- garlic mustard
- evening primrose
- mulberry tree
and we saw poison:
- white snake root
- crown vetch
we brought along to show:
- black walnuts
- paw paw
we talked about making:
- dream pillows with mugwort
- green smoothies
I hope everyone takes advantage the list of resources that we gave out! Here are some highlights:
Wildman Steve Brill: pictures, illustrations, stories, recipes
Prodigal Gardens - lots of great pics, info and recipes
Harmony Hikes Wild Edible Page - videos and information
The book we use (that we had with us today) is: Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide
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