Due to COVID 19 all of the walks will be limited to a maximum group size of 9 people. Please do not participate if you have been travelling abroad, or had the following flu symptoms in the last 10 days: Fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills.
Thank you for your consideration!
These edible plant walks are an introduction to the safe identification of a dozen edible, wild plants and introduced species.
On these walks you will learn:
- Safe identification of at least 6 native plants
- How to identify a healthy plant population
- Parts of the plant that are edible and in what season
- A few local toxic plants to avoid
Price per person $60 Time: 2.5 hrs
Early shoots of the Prairie landscape - Identify young shoots of healthy greens for stir-fry or salads.
The May early weekday walks are 6 pm to 8:30 pm.
May 4th (Tues) - North Weaslehead park May 12th (Wed) - Riverpark/Sandy Beach
May 8th (Sat) - Edworthy Park (South side of the river) -10 am to 12:30
May 16 (Sun) - South Glenmore Park (90th ave. west lot) - 10 am to 12:30
May 17th (Mon) - Nosehill park - Edgemont pkng lot 1:00 pm top 3:30 pm
Edible Flowers of the Prairies - All walks 6 pm to 8:30 pm
June 3 - Nose Hill, (64th st pkng lot NW)
June 9 - Edworthy Park (5050 Spruce drive SW)
June 16 - North Weaslehead (66th ave & 37 st SW)
Fruits, flowers, and stalks. All walks 9:30 to 12:00 pm
June 22 - Riverpark (50th st SW) June 25 - South Weaslehead (west of 24th st on 90th ave SW)
June 30 - Edworthy Park (Bow River Pathway)
July 6 - Nose Hill (Many Owls - Brisebois Dr.)
Summer berries - Fruits of shrubs, flowers and trees. All walks 9 to 11:30 am
July 9 - Weaslehead park, 37 st SW
July 14 - Fish Creek Prov. Park, Voiter Flats
July 20 - Nose Hill (Many Owls)
July 24 - Sandy Beach (Riverdale Dog Park)
July 28 - Edworthy Park (Bow River Trail)
Re-weave your connection to the wild places. Give yourself the gift of deep nature knowledge.
Edible Flowers of the Prairies
Fruit, flowers and stalks
"Thank you so much for conducting such a great nature walk around the Leighton Centre. I can't wait to go back and paint in some of the locations we walked through, incorporating the flowers we saw." - Dorothy