Martha's Vineyard is home to over 100 species of edible wild plants, ranging from native species like bayberry and beach plum, to weeds like chicory and burdock, and even invasives such as Autumn olive and black locust. Many of these species are more nutritious and/or flavorful than their cultivated counterparts. Join Russ Cohen, wild foods enthusiast and author of Wild Plants I Have Known...and Eaten, on a guided walk to learn about edible wild plants of Martha's Vineyard. Learn plant identification, seasonal availability, preparation methods, and guidelines for safe and environmentally responsible foraging.
Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Polly Hill Arboretum
809 State Road, West Tisbury, MA 02575