Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants of the North Bay (Sold Out)

This event is now sold out. To be added to the wait list please fill out this short form.

Saturday, February 4, 2023
10:00am – 2:00pm

$35 per person ($30 for Friends of Pepperwood)
Ages 10 and up welcome
Meet at the Dwight Center

Wild foods are abundant in the winter and early spring season of the California landscape if you know what to look for. Local tribes including the Wappo, Pomo, and Coast Miwok have long held traditional ecological knowledge of these plants. In this class, you will learn from local herbalist Autumn Summers as she shares how to not only identify these highly nourishing wild foods, but also the important elements of sustainably and ethically harvesting them. You will discover new and enticing recipes with a range of ingredients, as well as the nutritional and wellness values these plants can add to your lifestyle. Discover how gathering, preparing, and utilizing foods and herbs from the wild can help you better understand the diversity of plant life around you and build a deeper relationship with your ecosystem.

This event includes an easy to moderate hike at a slow pace, covering up to 2 miles over varied terrain. It will go on in light rain. However, it could be canceled in the case of heavy storms or unhealthy air quality. In the case of cancellation, registered attendees will be notified via email.

About the Instructor: Autumn Summers
From her first herb class over 25 years ago, Autumn has been exploring the many facets of herbalism. An avid gardener and wild foods forager, she teaches on how to grow your own herbs and how to safely and sustainably gather and use abundant edible and medicinal plants, seaweeds and mushrooms in Northern California at the California School of Herbal Studies.  She is passionate about sharing this empowering knowledge with others in a responsible and interactive way.

COVID Protocols: All events will follow current regional health safety guidelines. Please practice good health hygiene, and physical distancing when possible. If you do not feel well, please do not attend.

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To register, select the applicable level below, either General or Friends of Pepperwood and click +Add. On mobile devices, you may need to scroll all the way to the right to find the +Add button. In the pop up window, enter your attendee information and scroll to the bottom to click “Continue”. Repeat this for other attendees. Next, on the main form, you may add an additional donation amount in the open field, then click the green “Continue” button to move to the final page for payment. Click the green “Process” button on this final page to complete your transaction.

For all questions about this event, please contact Holland Gistelli, Education Program Coordinator, at hgistelli@pepperwoodpreserve.org or (707) 591-9310 x 124.

Early bird registration for Friends of Pepperwood begins at 9am on Monday, December 5, 2022. Enter the code you received as a current Friend of Pepperwood to access early registration and to receive your discount. If you’re not sure about your Friends of Pepperwood status or don’t know the code, contact Sloane Shinn, Donor Relations, at sshinn@pepperwoodpreserve.org or (707) 591-9310 x 133. Click here to become a Friend of Pepperwood today!

Registration for the general public begins at 9am on Monday, December 12, 2022.

2023-02-04 10:00 2023-02-04 14:00 America/Los_Angeles Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants of the North Bay (Sold Out)

This event is now sold out. To be added to the wait list please fill out this short form. Saturday, February 4, 2023 10:00am – 2:00pm $35 per person ($30 for Friends of Pepperwood) Ages 10 and up welcome Meet at the Dwight Center Wild foods are abundant in the winter and early spring season of […]

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