WHAT We will wander to examine the food and medicine that is right beneath our feet and over our heads! We will find, learn to identify, discuss, and sample common seasonal weeds-both native and non-native-that can be used for their nutritional and medicinal properties. The usefulness of knowing plant families will be discussed. We will also learn why it can be important to include wild foods in the diet. Susan Marynowski M.S. grew up in north Florida. She holds degrees from UF in fine arts and wildlife ecology, with an emphasis in public education. Susan has pursued a passionate interest in native plants and has been a student and practitioner of herbal medicine for 20+ years, having studied with a number of nationally known herbalists.
WHERE Prairie Creek PreserveKathy Cantwell Trailheadsee map below
WHENSaturday, April 19th10:00am-12:00pm
WHAT TO BRINGCamera, water bottle, field guide. Long pants and boots suggested- trail wet in places.