Fall Foraging on the Wild Side

Take a morning walk around Chatfield Farms and discover the abudance of tasty, nutritious, edible and medicinal plants that grow wild all around you. Learn about the wide variety of wild plants that will provide nutrition, boost immunity, and help with seasonal maladies. Discover delicious purslane, high in omega 3s for salads and stir frys, elderberries for immune boosting, rose hips for teas and syrups, and much more. Make and take-home elderberry/echinacea syrup for those winter nasties. Enjoy tastings of cactus salsa and chips, wild edible and herb salad, and iced rosehip/raspberry leaf tea. Handout with recipes included. Take a walk on the wild side!

 

Special Instructions: This class will be held outdoors; please dress accordingly for the weather and bring water, mosquito repellent and sunscreen.

 

Price: $68, $62 member

Instructor: Susan Evans

Susan Evans is a Certified Clinical Herbalist and owner of Chrysalis Herbs. She is a graduate of the advanced clinical program in western herbalism from the Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies and has over 1,800 hours of clinical study and experience in the uses of medicinal plants. Prior to becoming an herbalist, she owned and operated Flowerscapes, an organic landscaping company serving the Denver metropolitan and foothills area.

 

She is an author, Master Gardener, and has been a volunteer naturalist for Jefferson County, Colorado. An avid cook, she loves exploring delicious ways to provide optimum nutrition with local, seasonal food and teaches classes on gardening, cooking, and wild edibles and medicinals at the Denver Botanic Gardens and several other venues. For more information check www.chrysalisherbs.com.

 

 

 

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