These are easy hikes lasting about 2 to 3 hours. We will be identifying the plants we encounter and learn how they can be used for food, medicine, or other needs. We will collect enough wild foods to make a sample salad. Bring a bowl, water, and a notebook. $20.00 Donation.
Directions: Casting Ponds, Arroyo Seco. Entrance to "Lower Arroyo Park" is from Arroyo Blvd, just west of Norwood Drive. Where the 210 meets the 134 freeway in Pasadena, stay in the left lane and go south on the short extension which ends at California Blvd. Turn right (west) on California, and travel to where it ends, at Arroyo Blvd. Turn right (north) on Arroyo Blvd. and look for the sign on your left for the Lower Arroyo Park. Drive down the road and park. [pg 565, F5].