Wild Edibles Of Lexington’s Waysides

Lexington is home to over 70 species of edible wild plants, some of which are more nutritious and/or flavorful than their cultivated counterparts. Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known...and Eaten, on a two-hour ramble in and around Lincoln Park to learn about at least eighteen edible species. Russ will present information on identification tips, edible portion(s), season(s) of availability and preparation methods, as well as general guidelines for safe and environmentally-responsible foraging.

"Lexington is home to over 70 species of edible wild plants, some of which are more nutritious and/or flavorful than their cultivated counterparts. Join Russ Cohen, expert forager and author of Wild Plants I Have Known...and Eaten, on a two-hour ramble in and around Lincoln Park to learn about at least eighteen edible species. Russ will present information on identification tips, edible portion(s), season(s) of availability and preparation methods, as well as general guidelines for safe and environmentally-responsible foraging.

Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Weather Policy: Severe weather cancels.

Location: Lincoln Park, 110 Worthen Road, Lexington, MA
(Approximate address; there is no building at the meeting location)

Directions & Parking: "Here is a Google Map to the approximate area where the walk begins: https://goo.gl/maps/tZGBzHmuszD2.

Note that while the walk takes place in Lincoln Park, we will not be meeting at Lincoln Field (i.e., athletic fields in the center of Lincoln Park). That said - there is ample parking and rest rooms at Lincoln Field, so prospective walkers could park there, use the facilities, and then meet up with us at the walk start location, about a 6-minute walk away.

Meet at the Fitness Trail entrance at the crosswalk on Worthen Road, across from the Lexington High playing fields.There is on-street parking at this location. There is on-street parking at the walk start/end location.

Restrooms available nearby

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Posted in Lexington, MA, Natural, Thursday, May 25.