carpool from Tucson AZ to the Santa Rita Mountains
Wild Foods of the Sonoran Desert
Learn to eat from what you find in the forest!
Join local herbalist, John Slattery on a wild foraging journey in our local Santa Rita Mountains. We will be exploring the great diversity of native wild foods which exist in our local habitat. Numerous wild foods will be identified, and we will gather and prepare some select edibles.
Basic topics covered will include: Proper Identification of Edible Species, Time of Year for Proper Harvest, Methods of Preparation, Location, Environment, and Habitat for each Plant.
Date: Saturday, September 29th, 2012
Time: 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Cost: $70 – includes all class materials and handouts
We will carpool to the Santa Rita Mountains. Our meeting place will be announced upon registration.
Please bring proper walking shoes, protection from the sun, adequate water for a full day of sun exposure, and a packed lunch.
Contact John at desertortoisebotanicals(at)gmail.com with any questions about the class content.
Contact Dan at dorsey(at)dakotacom.net or 520-624-8030 for registration.