In Haliburton County we have 83% natural cover and many woodland medicinal plants like wild leeks that are locally abundant but globally scarce. Learn how to harvest wisely and to propagate wild populations. We will also learn about alternatives and the nutritive qualities of invasive plants like Japanese knotweed and stinging nettles only available at this time of year. Gastronomical tasting to include birch water, wild leek & stinging nettle soup and Japanese knotweed custard pie.
Host and Course Leader Carolyn Langdon is the Director of Wild Edibles Haliburton. She leads public forages and private consultations. She’s been profiled by CBC Radio and The Ottawa Citizen and was an adviser to Naked and Afraid, a Discovery Channel series in which participants survived a three-week ordeal.
Rate Per Person: $65