I will be offering two classes at the Birmingham Audubon Society, Audubon Mountain Workshop in Mentone, Alabama this year.
38th Birmingham Audubon Mountain Workshop
May 7-10, 2015
Alpine Camp, Mentone, AL
Foraging from the Wild: A beginner’s guide to the identification and preparation of Edible Wild Plants
This is a introduction to Edible Wild Plants. Participants will be guided through the identification and use of many of the common edible wild plants found in the US.
What to bring: Optional: Field Guide to Edible Plants, small shovel, zip lock bag
What to expect: Classroom, Field Experience with Moderate Hiking, and lots of eating of Wild Foods!
Preserving Wild Foods: A Foragers guide to Curing, Canning, Smoking, Drying, Pickling & Fermenting.
Participants will learn some basic principles of preserving wild food. Expect a hands on experience with lots of tasty items!
What to expect: This will be a hands on indoor workshop. Each participant will learn some basic techniques to get them started at home.