Due to COVID 19 all of the walks will be limited to a maximum group size of 8 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 early May 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 (upper lot) -10 am to 12:30
May 17 (Mon) - Nosehill park - Edgemont pkng lot 1:00 pm top 3:30 pm
Edible Flowers of the Prairies - Tasty florals, tips on petal selection and recipes. 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 & 24 st SW)
Early summer berries - Fruits of flowers, shrubs and trees. All walks 9 to 11:30 am
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.)
Late Summer berries - Fruits of shrubs, flowers and trees. All walks 9 to 11:30 am
July 14 - Fish Creek Prov. Park, Voiter Flats
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.
Leafy Teas of the Foothills
Edible Flowers of the Prairies
Early summer berries
Late Summer berries
"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