Seaweed Hike & Harvest w/Kristy and Learner

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Join us for this special hands-on learning opportunity! Annual Tradition. New Location.

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Venture into the Wild...

Kristy Bredin, Herbalist

Learner Limbach, Seaweed Aficionado

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Seaweeds have traditionally been important plants for food and healing among coastal people throughout the world and are a rich source of diverse nutrients uncommonly available in land plants. This 3-hour in-the-field adventure will cover:

  • types of local seaweeds
  • optimal harvest times
  • sustainable harvesting
  • drying techniques
  • healing properties
  • iodine and thyroid health
  • external uses of seaweeds
  • pollution issues

Participants will take home a jar of kelp pickles we will make in class.

Class will be held on the northeast side of Orcas. There is a steep hike down to the beach. Carpooling will be arranged to the class location.

More specific details on location, what to bring, etc. will be provided after registration.

Questions? email info@orcasfood.coop

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