Foraging Pittsburgh

Wild Food Walks, Workshops, & Guided Nature Hikes

Wild Edible And Medicinal Plants Workshop in Pittsburgh

Leave a comment

hartwoodclasswildfoodism

I had the pleasure of leading the Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Workshop at Hartwood Acres this past Saturday, along with Erik Kulick of True North Wilderness Survival School.

We covered more than a dozen species, including Lindera benzoin (spicebush), Pinus strobus (eastern white pine), and Quercus rubra (northern red oak). We harvested chicken of the woods, sampled a chaga-chai decoction, and experienced the ambrosial paw paw. The air was cool, the wind was steady, and no amount of hail could have kept us from learning how to tap a maple tree.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the workshop … it was an honor to take part in it. Also a big thanks to Erik for hosting the event (and for snapping this photograph!).

For more information on the classes, walks, and workshops I lead, please check out Wild Food Walks.  Thank you!

 

Advertisements

Author: Adam

Wild foodist

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s