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Intro to Foraging & Superfoods | CR

Superfoods don't have to be super expensive

  • 20 US dollars
  • The City Ranch 7613 Dogwood Road, Windsor Mill MD 21244

Service Description

Eating healthier is easy with wild foods, and we’ll share with you the best superfoods, from protein-packed greens to juicy antioxidants. This class will relate what you see to common grocery store items through sight, smell or taste, and we’ll briefly discuss nutritional benefits and history of the plants we see along with simple cooking ideas. We’ll talk about the pros and cons of picking from different areas to help you understand more about the food you’re eating and, depending on the host site, you might even be allowed to take home a basket for your evening meal! Intro classes cover safety, plant ID skills, and wild food uses that are applicable to all foraging, with a focus on high-nutrient superfoods. We encourage you to take the same class at multiple locations or different times of the year to improve retention & to provide high success rates! Seasonal Finds: Spring - dandelion, broccoli family, wild spinach, wild onion, burdock, nettles, dame’s rocket, cutleaf coneflower Summer - purslane, wild spinach, black raspberry, wild mint family, elderberry, shiso, ground cherry, galinsoga Fall - wild grapes, black walnut, acorns, rosehips, autumn berries, sunchoke, Japanese barberry PARKING & FACILITIES: Weekend classes are encouraged to park across the street at Stirn’s Garage paved area, but if it is full, park in the lower lot or the lower field. Do not park at the stables and white house. There is a port-a-potty in the lower parking lot. WHAT TO BRING: We always recommend dressing for the weather and being prepared to hike a bit outdoors. You should also bring your phone to take pictures with and a notebook. At this site, we specifically recommend waterproof shoes such as rain boots with good tread or waterproof hiking boots. Muck boots are the shoe of choice by the instructors. WHAT ELSE TO KNOW: Volunteer opportunities are plentiful at this non-profit location. BEFORE YOU BOOK: - No pets - No children under 8 are allowed - Children 8-18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian - Classes are rain or shine and only reschedule for severe weather - Wear appropriate clothing for the class & terrain you sign up for


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Contact Details

+17174233377

forageculture@gmail.com

1022 South Pine Street, York, PA, USA