Wild Edible Plants: Delicious and Nutritious Native and Invasive Plants

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Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping

  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 – 9:00 am10:30 am

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Wild edible plants can be found year-round in the Piedmont. The fields and forests offer delicious plants like wintergreen, trout lily, Mayapple, pawpaw, partridge berry, and many others. You can also find invasives like knotweed and garlic mustard. They're delicious too—so if you can't beat 'em, eat 'em!

Professional forager and foraging columnist for Paleo magazine Frank Hyman will share a slideshow featuring a year's worth of delicious and nutritious edibles that can be found in the Piedmont.

Eupatorium purpureum

This class includes a one-page handout and plenty of time for Q&A and sample plants to pass around. Learn more about Frank at www.frankhyman.com.

About Frank Hyman

Horticulturist and professional forager Frank Hyman has nibbled on unconventional edibles with plant gatherers in six countries and seven states. He writes the Feral Feast foraging column for Paleo magazine and cultivates a dozen wild, edible plants in his Durham garden. He has a B.S. in horticulture and design (studied under J. C. Raulston, Ph.D., and Will Hooker, M.L.A., from NC State University.

$25.00 for members; $30.00 for nonmembers.
Advance registration is required. Please register online using our registration e-store. Registration is limited to 24 people and is considered complete when payment is received.
Program cancellations can be made up to two weeks before the program's start date. A 15% cancellation fee applies.
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this class.