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Urban Foraging Tour of Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park
October 15, 2010, 10:02 pm
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Urban Foraging Tour
Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park

Thursday, October 21, 2010
10:00am – 12:00pm

Food from Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park? What!? Yes, indeed you can find food right in the City’s urban parks. Tour the park with forager, committed locavore, botanist, and author Leda Meredith. Leda will be sharing her wisdom and teaching us how to identify edibles in the urban terrain. At the end of the foraging walk, we will have lunch and spend some time on a Q & A with Leda as we taste treats made with wild edible ingredients.

We recommend you wear comfortable shoes and bring a bag lunch, water, a pen and paper, and perhaps a camera to record the plants you’ve found.

There is a $5 suggested donation for this event.

To RSVP, please email Alex Kraus or call her at (410) 448-5663 ext. 119. Meet at the Crimea Mansion.


About Leda Meredith

 

Leda Meredith is the author of The Locavore’s Handbook: The Busy Person’s Guide to Eating Local on a Budget. Her previous book, Botany, Ballet, & Dinner from Scratch: A Memoir with Recipes, chronicled her 250-mile diet eating almost exclusively foods grown and raised within 250 miles of New York City. She is an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden specializing in edible and medicinal plants. She is also the recipient of Adelphi University’s Teaching Excellence award. You can follow Leda’s local foods adventures on her blog at www.ledameredith.com.

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