Come explore the Siuslaw Model Forest and learn about the value of woodlands and fields in a new way. Presenters Rob Handel and Tracey Testo will be your guides to discovering wild edibles in your surroundings. Participants will learn what is available on a seasonal basis as well as how to collect food without disturbing or endangering a plant population. Recommendations will also be given on how to safely collect food with the help of local resources and experts. Following the walk, we will move inside for a cooking lesson with Chef Rob where you will learn how to incorporate these wild foods into a meal. Locally foraged goods will be made available for samples and snacking during a Q and A to wrap up this fabulous day. Foraging is a great way to get to know your land as a new resource for local foods, can be a wonderful family activity and comes with a greater understanding of our interactions with the natural world.
Registration Deadline: October 10th, 2019
Presented by: Rob Handel, Executive Chef of Heather Ridge Farm & Tracey Testo, CCE Program Coordinator
Register for the Fall Foraging Workshop online or call 518-622-9820 x100
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia & Greene Counties
6055 Route 23
Acra, NY 12405
Last updated October 4, 2019