Level 1 Foraging: Plant ID and Foraging, Forest Hill Park, Sunday February 5, 2023
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Come learn over 30 wild edible plants available in Virginia from experienced forager, Alison Meehan.
Alison has over 30 years of experience foraging and using her finds to make delicious pies, jams, muffins, cookies, pestos, vinegars, salads, pizzas, frittatas, and more.
This course is a beginner-friendly course and a required pre-requisite for foraging levels 2, 3, and 4.
Location: Forest Hill Park, Richmond, VA
Kids 13 and up welcome to register with an adult attendee.
Forest Hill Park – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sunday February 5, 2023
Please be patient. Within a few days (I’m away from my computer in the woods a lot!), you will receive an e-mail with the course address, gear list, and other instructions!
“Alison (and staff) were knowledgeable and engaging. She showed us several edible and medicinal plants. She had lots of activities for the students including making a salve, fire starting and making acorn flour. it was a great hands on program.” – Alysia
“What a meaningful and FUN experience—Allison was so knowledgeable and both students and adults learned so much, from how to make homemade salves to foraging for wild plants such as plantain, yarrow, violet, and spice bush. We will be repeat attendees, for sure! Thanks.” – Sarah
“Thank you so much for teaching my son and I about the edible plants! We appreciate your knowledge about which plants are edible and which are poisonous, as well as which ones have look-a-likes. You are enjoyable to be around and easy to learn from!” – Jennifer and Cody
“I recently attended the ‘Wild edible plant course and was blown away by Alison’s and David’s knowledge. It was everything I was hoping for, and then more! I look forward to future courses!” – Tayler
“Thank you for doing this! We really enjoyed it. The kids are searching our yard collecting edibles.” – Sabrina
“I really enjoyed the class yesterday – it was informative and fun! I plan on going to Deep Run and attempting to identify some plants and trees!” – Liz