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Plant Identification Walk
March 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm$25
Join us for a guided plant identification walk in Southern Appalachia – one of the most botanically diverse regions of the world, led by Cara-Lee Langston of Wildcraft Kitchen. As we meander along the nature trails at Foxfire, participants will be introduced to useful plants and fungi that can be used as food or
medicine. Topics covered include the basics of botanical identification, ethical wildcrafting and stewardship, and culinary and medicinal uses of wild foods and herbs.
Participants should feel comfortable walking 1-2 miles at a gentle pace. Please wear closed-toe shoes with socks and long pants/sleeves to protect against poison ivy and insects. Feel free to bring a water bottle, notebook and pen, backpack, brimmed hat, light rain jacket, bug spray, sun protection, your favorite guidebook, and anything else you may need to feel comfortable outdoors.
About the Instructor: Cara-Lee Langston, M.S.
Cara-Lee Langston is a South African-born nutritionist, herbalist, wellness cook, forager, and educator. She holds an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Georgia State University, a Certificate in Medical Herbalism from the BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies, a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Integrative Health from the Maryland University of Integrative Health, and is a Certified Wild Mushroom Food Safety Specialist through Mushroom Mountain.
Cara strives to build relationships with local growers and wildcrafters and engage community interest in integrative health and wellness. Based in the Northeast Georgia Mountains, Cara-Lee provides food and nature-based education and nutrition services for children and adults through her company, Wildcraft Kitchen.
About Wildcraft Kitchen:
Wildcraft Kitchen is a premier food and nature-based outdoor education company based in the Northeast Georgia Mountains that specializes in foraging tours, local and wild foods cooking classes, and herbalism workshops.
To learn more about our offerings visit www.wildcraftkitchenga.com
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