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Wild Edibles Walk & Talk in Richmond Hill

  • Apr 27, 2013 · 1:00 PM
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Spring has sprung and there is plenty of new growth out there to discover! Join Karen Stephenson, author of the field guide: "Fields of Nutrition" ( who will be sharing her wealth of knowledge of wild edible plants on an educational walk along the Oak Ridges Trail around Bond Lake! Many of these "weeds" are actually very nutritious and medicinally useful as part of a daily diet or in a survival situation. Lug-a-mug and enjoy some herbal tea Karen will bring to enjoy on the walk!

Note: Karen has graciously opened up fifteen spots for this event for TSG members.

Cost: $10 upon arrival. Kids under 18 free.

Event Details:

- Comfortable walking or hiking shoes or boots are recommended.

- Bring some water in a reusable bottle and a mug if you wish to sample some of Karen's delicious and nutritious herbal teas!

- You are welcome to bring a camera (no video cameras please) and something to take notes with

- Dogs on a leash are welcome

- Free parking

- Washroom facilities are NOT available on site. The closest washroom facilities would be one of the fast food outlets in Oak Ridges which is only about 1km north of there

- This is a highly interactive event so please bring questions. Due to the large numbers of questions (which are absolutely encouraged), this will likely not be a very long walk in terms of distance.

There will be a waiting list as I appreciate matters come up a couple days ahead of time and cancelling is required.

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  • Colleen

    If you would like to see photos from this event, you can find them here:

    April 27, 2013

  • Colleen

    Thanks Karen for leading another awesome walk & talk! It is so exciting seeing all the new edible growth that spring is bringing us!

    April 27, 2013

  • Peter

    I noticed there are a few spots left ..I live in Richmond Hill .Would you like me to see if I can get some friends to join? I can call in the morning and see what they're up to :)

    April 26, 2013

    • Colleen

      Hi Peter. Yes, you are welcome bring some friends if they are available! Karen's walks are always a lot of fun and very educational. See you this afternoon!

      April 27, 2013

  • Brian kid found out I had a few minutes to myself adn they are now gone.

    April 26, 2013

  • Peter

    sounds good

    1 · April 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you, I look forward to being there!

    1 · April 15, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I just realized that it's for the 27th, not the 20th. Sorry, but I can't make it.

      Hopefully I can join you on another excursion.

      Have a wonderful time.

      April 20, 2013

  • Nav

    interesting topic ..

    1 · April 16, 2013

  • Adam R.

    I will be taking public transit all the way from downtown TO. Looks do-able! Should be an adventure and I'm looking so forward to learning about wild edibles :-)

    1 · April 15, 2013

11 went

  • Colleen
    Event Host
  • Karen S.
    Edible Wild Food Educator,
    Event Host
  • Steve +1
    Active Member 10
  • Peter +1
  • Ambrese +2
  • A former member
  • A former member

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