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Wild Edible Plants

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September 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Wild Edible Plants: Delicious and Nutritious Native and Invasive Plants

Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping

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Wild edible plants can be found year-round in the Piedmont. The fields and forests offer delicious plants like wintergreen, trout lily, Mayapple, pawpaw, partridge berry, and many others. You can also find invasives like knotweed and garlic mustard. They’re delicious too—so if you can’t beat ’em, eat ’em!

Professional forager and foraging columnist for Paleo magazine Frank Hyman will share a slideshow featuring a year’s worth of delicious and nutritious edibles that can be found in the Piedmont.

This class includes a one-page handout and plenty of time for Q&A and sample plants to pass around. Learn more about Frank at www.frankhyman.com.

About Frank Hyman

Horticulturist and professional forager Frank Hyman has nibbled on unconventional edibles with plant gatherers in six countries and seven states. He writes the Feral Feast foraging column for Paleo magazine and cultivates a dozen wild, edible plants in his Durham garden. He has a B.S. in horticulture and design (studied under J. C. Raulston, Ph.D., and Will Hooker, M.L.A., from NC State University.

Cost
$25.00 for members; $30.00 for nonmembers.
Registration
Advance registration is required. Please register online using our registration e-store. Registration is limited to 24 people and is considered complete when payment is received.
Cancellation
Program cancellations can be made up to two weeks before the program’s start date. A 15% cancellation fee applies.

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Date
September 15
Time
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Website
https://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1766
Location
Ruby McSwain Education Center
4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States

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Phone
919.513.7005
Website
https://jcra.ncsu.edu/

Organizer
Chris Glenn
Phone
919.513.7005
Email
chris_glenn@ncsu.edu
Website
https://cals.ncsu.edu/organizer/chris-glenn-2/