Foraging on the Wild Side - 101
Take a morning walk around Chatfield Farms and discover the abundance of tasty, nutritious, edible and medicinal plants that grow wild all around you. Learn about the wide variety of wild plants that provide nutrition, boost immunity and help with seasonal maladies. Discover delicious purslane, high in omega 3 for salads and stir fry; elderberries for immune boosting; rose hips for teas and syrups; and much more. Enjoy tastings of creative wild edibles. Handout with recipes included. Take a walk on the wild side!
Special Instructions: This class is 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. Susan 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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