Description: Did you know that many of the evergreens that inhabit our landscape have edible and medicinal properties? Learn how to safely forage them in this month’s presentation by Maria Wesserle of Four Season Foraging. Together, we will go over identification, harvesting, and preparation of edible evergreens while avoiding toxic varieties. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.
Presenter bio: Maria has been gathering wild edibles since 2004 and loves sharing this skill with others. She has spent over 10 years teaching foraging and other nature programs at various organizations in the Upper Midwest. In 2017, Maria founded Four Season Foraging to offer monthly foraging workshops, creating a space where people can learn to interact with urban and rural wild places in meaningful and sustainable ways.