Edible Wild Plants Identification

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Overview:

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.

Purpose:

To learn the uses (edible, medicinal, or camping) of wild species, and learn to distinguish poisonous and toxic species.

Topics:

  • 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.

Duration:

  • classes may vary depending on the site and vendor
  • field hike (9 hours)

Misc:

Course field manual available at first session, $ 9.95.

 

Start_Date Site / Vendor Classes

Outing_
days

Outing_dates
2017-Jul-22 Groupon / WaJag (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 Jul 22
2017-Jun-25 Groupon / Living Social / WagJag (Greenwood Forest, Ajax) 0 1 Jun 25
2017-Jun-18 Groupon / Living Social / WagJag (Robertson Tract, Milton)) 0 1 Jun 18
2017-Jun-11 Groupon / Living Social / WagJag (Guelph Forest) 0 1 Jun 11
2017-Jun-03 Groupon / Humber College / WagJag (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 Jun 3
2017-May-28 Groupon / Living Social / WagJag (Cootes Paradise, Hamilton) 0 1 May 28
2017-May-21 Groupon / Living Social / WagJag (Woodend, Niagara) 0 1 May 21
2017-May-14 Groupon / Living Social / WagJag (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 May 14
2016-Oct-29 Living Social (Greenwood Forest, Ajax) 0 1 Oct 29
2016-Oct-08 Groupon / Living Social (Greenwood Forest, Ajax) 0 1 Oct 8
2016-Oct-08 WagJag (Greenwood Forest, Ajax) 0 1 Oct 8
2016-Oct-02 Humber College 0 1 Oct 2
2016-Oct-02 WagJag (Humber Valley) 0 1 Oct 2
2016-Oct-01 Niagara College (Woodend, Niagara) 0 1 Oct 1
2016-Sep-25 WagJag (Woodend, Niagara) 0 1 Sep 25
2016-Sep-24 Groupon (Woodend, Niagara) 0 1 Sep 24
2016-Sep-10 Groupon (Guelph Forest) 0 1 Sep 10
2016-Sep-10 WagJag (Guelph Forest) 0 1 Sep 10
2016-Aug-14 Groupon (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 Aug 14
2016-Aug-14 WagJag (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 Aug 14
2016-Jun-26 Groupon (Woodend, Niagara) 0 1 Jun 26
2016-Jun-26 WagJag (Woodend, Niagara) 0 1 Jun 26
2016-Jun-25 Groupon (Woodend, Niagara) 0 1 Jun 25
2016-Jun-25 Niagara College (Woodend, Niagara) 0 1 Jun 25
2016-Jun-19 Groupon (Greenwood Forest, Ajax) 0 1 Jun 19
2016-Jun-19 WagJag (Greenwood Forest, Ajax) 0 1 Jun 19
2016-Jun-18 Groupon (Greenwood Forest, Ajax) 0 1 Jun 18
2016-Jun-09 Humber College 2 1 Jun 18
2016-Jun-05 Groupon (Guelph Forest) 0 1 Jun 5
2016-Jun-05 WagJag (Guelph Forest) 0 1 Jun 5
2016-Jun-04 Groupon (Guelph Forest) 0 1 Jun 4
2016-May-29 Groupon (Cootes Paradise, Hamilton) 0 1 May 29
2016-May-28 Groupon (Cootes Paradise, Hamilton) 0 1 May 28
2016-May-28 WagJag (Cootes Paradise, Hamilton) 0 1 May 28
2016-May-22 Groupon (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 May  22
2016-May-21 Groupon (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 May  21
2016-May-21 WagJag (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 May  21
2016-May-14 Humber College 0 1 May 14
2015-Oct-25 LivingSocial (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 Oct 25
2015-Oct-25 WagJag (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 Oct 25
2015-Oct-18 Groupon (Humber Valley, Toronto) 0 1 Oct 18
2015-Oct-10 Groupon (Greenwood, Ajax) 0 1 Oct 10
2015-Oct-10 WagJag (Greenwood, Ajax) 0 1 Oct 10
2015-Sep-27 LivingSocial (Cootes Paradise, Hamilton) 0 1 Sep 27
2015-Sep-27 WagJag (Cootes Paradise, Hamilton) 0 1 Sep 21
2015-Sep-20 Groupon (Greenwood, Ajax) 0 1 Sep 20
2015-Sep-20 WagJag (Greenwood, Ajax) 0 1 Sep 20
2015-Sep-19 Groupon (Woodend, Niagara) 0 1 Sep 19
2015-Sep-19 WagJag (Woodend, Niagara) 0 1 Sep 19
2015-Sep-13 Groupon (Cootes Paradise, Hamilton) 0 1 Sep 13
2015-Jul-12 Groupon  (Greenwood, Ajaxt) 0 1 Jul 12
2015-Jul-12 LivingSocial (Greenwood, Ajaxt) 0 1 Jul 12
2015-Jul-12 WagJag (Greenwood, Ajax)) 0 1 Jul 12
2015-Jun-28 Groupon (Guelph Forest) 0 1 Jun 28
2015-Jun-27 Buytopia (Guelph Forest) 0 1 Jun 27
2015-Jun-27 LivingSocial (Guelph Forest) 0 1 Jun 27
2015-Jun-27 WagJag (Guelph Forest) 0 1 Jun 27
2015-Jun-20 Niagara College 1 1 Jun 20
2015-Jun-20

Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton

0 1 Jun 20

 

 

 

 

 

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