Sunday, March 14, 2010

2010 Spring Wild Edibles Walks Scheduled

We've been getting lots of questions these days about an updated Wild Edibles Walk schedule this must mean spring is really on the way!

In fact it is: I did my first wild edibles talk already for the Schenley Farms Garden Club, and Frick's Earth Day Celebration is right around the corner (2 free walks scheduled this year! See below.)

I've already seen onion grass, garlic mustard, wintercress, chickweed, mullein and dandelion out there! It's coming!! Dave and Ella finally spotted a couple robins the other day.

Here is the start of this year's schedule.

Wild Edible Walks in Pittsburgh, PA!

Join us at Frick Environmental Center for our first Wild Edible Walk of the year. This is part of Frick's Earth Day Celebration, which will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 11 am to 4 pm.

We will lead two walks this year: at 1:30 and 3 pm.

Hope to see you there!

Where: Frick Environmental Center, Pittsburgh, PA
When: Saturday, April 17, 2010, 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm
Cost: Free (The city is paying for this one!)
No pre-registration necessary, but arrive early, space will be limited.

Wild Edible Walks in The 'Burgh!

Join herbalists Melissa and David Sokulski, of The Birch Center for Health, for a wild edible walk.

We'll learn which wild plants (weeds) are edible, and discuss how to use them. Wild plants often have more nutritional value than even organically grown food.

Where: South Side River Trail, by the river under Birmingham Bridge, Pittsburgh, PA.
Cost: $5 per walk, kids under 10 free
Register: Call (412) 381-0116
When: Sunday, April 25, 2010 11 am - 12 pm, and Sunday, May 30, 2010 11 am - 12 pm, 11 am 12 noon,
For more information call: (412) 381-0116.

Invite Melissa Sokulski to Lead a Walk for Your Group or You and Your Friends!

Do you wonder what is growing in your own backyard? How about those weeds you pull from your garden...maybe they're edible!

Melissa can lead you and your friends on a tour of your area, yard, or garden. She'll help you identify edible plants, show you how to harvest them and suggest some great uses and recipes!

Cost: $150 for 1 1/2 hour walk and talk, plus travel fee. ($50 per additional half hour)


Thanks so much,

~ Melissa and David Sokulski

Licensed Acupuncturists
The Birch Center for Health
(412) 381-0116

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