The Never-Ending Garden: Foraging for Edible Wild Plants in the City

The Never-Ending Garden
Foraging for Edible Wild Plants in the City

Wild foods walking tour guide Rebecca Lerner takes us on her voyage to become a knowledgeable urban forager, explains why wild edibles contribute so wonderfully to her diet, and shares six of her favorite springtime finds.

Read the story (turn to page 44)
Find foraging resources
Cook wild food recipes: Dandelion Sorbet with Violet Petals, Nettle Pesto, and more

[Basket of nettles. Photo by Joshua McCullough.]

Upcoming Edible Events

Tomorrow: Change Comes to Dinner... and Happy Hour!
Katherine Gustafson traveled around the United States seeking hopeful working examples of how to build a more sustainable, satisfying, and fair food system. She documented her many stops, the people she met, and the solutions she uncovered in her new book, Change Comes to Dinner.

Join us for an engaging Happy Hour in conversation with Gustafson, including New Deal Distillery drinks, Seely Family Farm mint patties and tea, and Better Bean Company appetizers. Free and open to the public.

May 18 on the Ecotrust terrace (5:30 – 7 pm), RSVP:

Food Fight 2012: Why the Farm Bill Matters to All of Us
Daniel Imhoff, acclaimed author of Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to the Next Food and Farm Bill, and Congressman Earl Blumenauer are hosting a conversation on the Farm Bill, why it matters to you, and how you can get involved.

May 22 at Ecotrust (5:30 pm)

Memorial Weekend: Head to the Vineyards!
Over 150 Oregon wineries are rolling open their cellar doors to celebrate spring. Discover new wineries or visit an old favorite, and savor the region’s acclaimed Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and other rarer wines. Enjoy a picnic, listen to live music, and don’t forget to bring the kids (really!). Fifty wineries are donating a portion of their proceeds to Ecotrust.

May 26, 27, 28 in Wine Country

Find more edible events throughout the region in our online calendar!

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