Fall Foraging on the Wild Side, Workshop and Luncheon

Take a morning walk around the farm at Chatfield and discover all the tasty, nutritious, edible and medicinal plants that grow wild all around you. Learn the wide variety of wild plants that will provide nutrition, boost immunity, and help with seasonal maladies. We'll discover delicious purslane, high in Omega 3's for salads and stir fry's, elderberries for immune boosting, rose hips for teas and syrups, and much more. We'll make a take-home elderberry/echinacea syrup for those winter nasties and a tonic tea. Tastings of cactus salsa and chips, a wild edible and herb salad, lavender/lemon shortbread, and iced rosehip/raspberry leaf tea. Handout, samples, and lunch 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 and sunscreen.


Price: $97, $88 member

Instructor: Susan Evans


Susan specializes in empowering people to improve their health and lifestyle through herbal and wellness education. Let Susan introduce you to herbs for healing, cooking, gardening and crafting.

Susan has been cultivating and working with herbs for more than 30 years. She managed garden centers and greenhouses in Denver before starting her own organic landscaping business, Flowerscapes, which she owned and operated for 12 years. She has worked as a master gardener and volunteer naturalist for Jefferson County, Colorado.

She has a certificate in advanced clinical herbalism from the Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies in Boulder and has over 1,500 hours of clinical study and experience in the uses of medicinal plants. After attaining her certification in 1997, she founded Chrysalis Herbs. Since then, she has devoted herself to sharing her love and knowledge of herbs and gardening, helping people to reconnect with the beauty and healing aspects of the natural world.


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