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Foraging for Wild Edibles (Cootes Forest, Hamilton)
September 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
This course will teach students how to identify 50-75 different species of plants, trees, shrubs, ferns, and lichens.
The format of the program may vary based on the site or vendor.
- basic principles of ecology and habitats,
- species preferences and site distribution,
- rules and regulations,
- safety and health concerns,
- ethics of plant foraging.
Students will also learn to make teas, salads, jams and bannock.