$30 – $140

Wild Weeds Botany & Foraging 4-Class Course

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Wild Willow Farm & Education Center

2550 Sunset Avenue

San Diego, CA 92154

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Event description

Description

About the Course

This is a 4-class series introduction to the wild plants that are found in San Diego County. The focus will be centered around ethnobotany of plants, identification, harvesting, consumption of, and learning key characteristics and traits. You may purchase tickets just for the 1st class or purchase the 4-class package to attend all classes. A more detailed syllabus will be included with the electronic ticket purchase confirmation email.

Class #1 "Intro to Botany and Foraging"
Sunday, July 28th 1PM-5PM

Class #2 "Plant Taxonomy, Properties, and Cooking"
Sunday, August 4th 1PM-5PM

Class #3 "Wild Herbal Medicines"
Sunday, August 11th 1PM-5PM

Class #4 "Poisonous Plants"
Sunday, August 25th 1PM-5PM



1st Class Description

This first of four 4-hour classes introduces students to the basics of botanizing and provides key resources for learning to identify wild plants. In this class, we will begin identifying plants and get to Knowing Wild Willow Weeds. We will construct personalized nature journals and press plants for future reference. This class is a thorough preparation for more hands-on culinary activities with wild plants in following class sessions.

Activities

  • Tour of Wild Willow's weeds and learn foraging ethics
  • Safety & identifying suitable foraging habitats
  • Ecology of native and invasive plants
  • Basic anatomy & physiology
  • Make field notebooks & plant presses
  • How to identify at least 3 different plant families using key features



Disclaimer: Class size is limited to ensure maximum participation. Acceptance into the class is on a first paid/first served basis. Once we are sold out, we can't guarantee a place in the class. Walk-up purchases the day of class will incur an additional $5 charge, so make sure you purchase by 11:30PM the night before class! Space or class materials are not guaranteed if you have not purchased a ticket online. Rain or shine, dress for a farm!

For any questions, please email tanya@wildwillowfarm.org

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Wild Willow Farm & Education Center

2550 Sunset Avenue

San Diego, CA 92154

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Save This Event

Event Saved