Upcoming Dates

  • 12
    9:30 AM
    11:30 AM

Edible Plant Walk

Friday, July 12

The lands around Waquoit Bay are home to over 60 species of edible wild plants, many of which are more nutritious and/or flavorful than their cultivated counterparts. These include native species, like Black Cherry and Sweet Fern; non-native weeds, like Curled Dock and Chicory; and invasive species, like Autumn Olive and Japanese Knotweed. Join Russ Cohen, author of the book Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten, on a two-hour ramble in and around the Waquoit Bay headquarters building to encounter and learn about at least 18 species of edible wild plants.  Keys to the identification of each species will be provided, along with info on edible portion(s), season(s) of availability and preparation methods, as well as guidelines for safe, ethical and environmentally-responsible foraging.


Venue Phone: 508.457.0495

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131 Waquoit Highway, Waquoit, Massachusetts, 02536, United States