Foraging Forays, Spring 2011
Saturday, May 7th, 12pm: Potluck and Wild Edibles Hike
The potluck starts at 12pm. Bring a dish to pass if you can, but feel free to attend with a dish or without. The program begins at 1 pm with a hike on the Wagbo property to locate wild edibles! Learn to identify, harvest, and prepare springtime fare. We will also provide recipes to turn your harvest to a tasty dish! FREE.
Sunday May 8th, 10am to 12pm: 3rd Annual Mothers Day Morel Hunt with ISLAND. Suggested donation of $5-10.
Come take a walk and learn about wild edible plants and spring mushrooms. We will cover what habitat to look for and identification of wild plants and mushrooms. Please remember to dress for the weather, wear hiking footwear, and bring a basket. Stick around to learn how to pickle leeks and preserve morels at a workshop to follow!
Sunday, May 8th, 1pm to 2:30pm: Wild Leek Pickling Workshop with ISLAND. $5-$10 materials fee.
There are many ways to preserve morels and leeks. We will cover how to dry and freeze morels, and how to dry, freeze, and pickle wild leeks. Each participant will take home one half pint jar of pickled leeks. If you didn’t attend the walk, that’s okay! Anyone can attend the workshop.
Saturday June 18th, 5pm: Canoe For Cattails
Bring your own canoe as we float the Jordan River downstream from Rogers Road in search of the edible flower spikes of the wonderful Cattail. Float will end with a potluck at Sportman's Park. FREE.