Intro to Foraging & Superfoods | TF
- 20 US dollars$20
- Terra Farms & Field 2605 Buffalo Valley Rd Spring Grove, PA
The first few minutes will help you hone safety skills that are crucial to the success of any foraging. 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 encourage you to take the same class at multiple locations or different times of the year to improve retention & to provide high success rates! TERRAIN: As a working U-Pick flower farm, this site is easy to navigate, but it does have some hills. Marshy areas near the stream mean boots are ideal. Extensive teaching gardens here are scattered to display native plants, shrubs and trees that love marshes, hillsides and forests. A uniquely perfect teaching site. PARKING & FACILITIES: Follow the signs for the U-Pick flower farm to the open gravel lot next to an open field. You’ll see a flower stand and chicken eggs at the entrance. Port-a-potty ONLY AVAILABLE July-Oct. 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 if you’d like to take notes. Large parts of this location are unshaded. Be sure to wear sunscreen and bring a hat for shade. WHAT ELSE TO KNOW: From July-October the U-Pick is open for business, and they sell their own eggs. Volunteer opportunities to learn about flower farming are available.
York, PA, USA