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Central Park (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Central Park Central Park W & W 72nd St, New York, New York 10023

March 24, 2019 Central Park provides a great window into the world of wild foods of early spring. It's the start of the season for wild salad greens, and we'll be finding great quantities of these weedy delicacies. Pungent field garlic is everywhere. You use the leaves like scallions or chives, and the bulbs like onions. Spicy mustard greens, such...

Sunday Nov 17th, 11:45am - 3:45pm

Belmont Lake State Park (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Long Island 625 Belmont Ave, North Babylon, New York 11704

With woodland trails, a lake, and recreation areas, this is a great place for wild foods in late fall. Now begins the peak of the season for root vegetables, and the wild species are much more flavorful and nutritious than the ones you buy. Burdock root, which tastes like a combination of potato and artichoke, stays in season from spring to fall,...

Sunday Nov 10th, 11:30am - 2:30pm

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Central Park (Kids 12 & Under)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Central Park Central Park W & W 72nd St, New York, New York 10023

March 24, 2019 Central Park provides a great window into the world of wild foods of early spring. It's the start of the season for wild salad greens, and we'll be finding great quantities of these weedy delicacies. Pungent field garlic is everywhere. You use the leaves like scallions or chives, and the bulbs like onions. Spicy mustard greens, such...

Sunday Nov 17th, 11:45am - 3:45pm

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Jack Harrington Greenway (Kids 12 & Under)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - White Plains 43 Gedney Way, White Plains, New York 10605

This scenic woodland trail, running between houses in a residential area, is a great place for foraging in early spring. Participants will see many common, renewable shoots, greens, flowers, roots, and mushrooms that abound here during the foraging tour. Of course, one of the first things you'll learn will be violets. The sweet, mild leaves are great...

Saturday Nov 23rd, 11:45am - 2:15pm

Prospect Park (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Prospect Heights 20 Grand Army Plaza, New York, New York 11238

Prospect Park is a great place for foragers to explore at the end of the winter. Like Central Park, this Olmstead-designed landscape features a variety of habitats filled with delicious native and exotic plants. Wild coffee grows along the sidewalk that runs along the park's east side. Unrelated to commercial coffee, you can collect the seeds of the...

Saturday Oct 26th, 11:45am - 3:45pm

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Cordyceps Cultivation & the Weird World of Mushrooms

at Genspace NYC - Greenwood 140 32nd St Ste 108, Brooklyn, New York 11232

In this workshop, participants will get an introduction to mycology, with emphasis on cultivating the bizarre, macabre mushrooms Cordyceps militaris. Topics will include the evolutionary history, life cycle, cultivation, molecular mycology and more! We will discuss low-tech and high-tech methods for cultivating mushrooms, followed by hands-on learning...

Saturday Nov 9th, 10am - 3pm

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Forest Park (Kids 12 & Under)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Kew Gardens Union Turnpike & Park Ln Near the Parks Dept.'s Overlook Bldg, New York, New York 11415

Forest Park is one of the best places for foragers in mid-spring. Get lost in this vast park, and you'll have plenty to eat (that is, if you can distinguish the gourmet plants from the deadly ones.) It boasts a large, mature, secondary growth forest, trail edges, thickets, and cultivated areas—all overflowing with wild plants. Burdock,...

Thursday Oct 31st, 11am - 2pm

Forest Park (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Kew Gardens Union Turnpike & Park Ln Near the Parks Dept.'s Overlook Bldg, New York, New York 11415

Forest Park's woodlands, cultivated areas, and thickets make it a great place for early summer foraging, and a perfect place to celebrate Independence Day. Luscious black raspberries are in season now, and we'll hunt for them in thickets throughout the day. We'll be looking for prized daylily flowers, in bloom in partially shaded areas throughout...

Thursday Oct 31st, 11am - 2pm

Inwood Hill Park (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Inwood Broadway & Dyckman St At the playground, New York, New York 10034

June 16, 2019 Inwood Hill Park is one of the best places for foragers to search for wild foods in late spring. The city's hilliest park, with a large, mature forest, meadows, thickets, and cultivated areas, it's loaded with edible and medicinal wild plants. Red, white, and pink mulberries will be at their peak now. Too perishable for commercial...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 11:45am - 3:45pm

Inwood Hill Park (Kids 12 & Under)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Inwood Broadway & Dyckman St At the playground, New York, New York 10034

June 16, 2019 Inwood Hill Park is one of the best places for foragers to search for wild foods in late spring. The city's hilliest park, with a large, mature forest, meadows, thickets, and cultivated areas, it's loaded with edible and medicinal wild plants. Red, white, and pink mulberries will be at their peak now. Too perishable for commercial...

Saturday Nov 2nd, 11:45am - 3:45pm

Prospect Park (Kids 12 & Under)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Prospect Heights 20 Grand Army Plaza, New York, New York 11238

Prospect Park is a great place for foragers to explore at the end of the winter. Like Central Park, this Olmstead-designed landscape features a variety of habitats filled with delicious native and exotic plants. Wild coffee grows along the sidewalk that runs along the park's east side. Unrelated to commercial coffee, you can collect the seeds of the...

Saturday Oct 26th, 11:45am - 3:45pm

Alley Pond Park (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Bayside Northern & Springfield Boulevards, New York, New York 11361

This large wetland park offers vast foraging opportunities, even as winter approaches. We begin with a small, young woodland. It contains large quantities of field garlic, with leaves like chives and bulbs like onions or garlic. There's also garlic mustard, a garlic-flavored mustard green with a taproot that tastes like horseradish. Nearby grows sassafras,...

Friday Nov 22nd, 11:45am - 3:45pm

Saxon Woods (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Mamaroneck 1800 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, New York 10605

March 9, 2019 Saxon Woods Park's forested areas, cultivated places, and tailsides are excellent places for late winter foraging, and we'll be very busy with a variety of common, widespread, renewable native and exotic plant species as we explore these habitats. The sunny borders between woodlands and open areas provide prime habitat for wild herbs...

Saturday Nov 9th, 10am - 12pm

Jack Harrington Greenway (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - White Plains 43 Gedney Way, White Plains, New York 10605

This scenic woodland trail, running between houses in a residential area, is a great place for foraging in early spring, and, beginning at 11:45 AM, foraging expert Violet Brill, America's First Lady of Foraging, will be showing you all the many common, renewable shoots, greens, flowers, roots, and mushrooms that abound here during the course of a...

Saturday Nov 23rd, 11:45am - 2:15pm

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Foraged Weeds for Food and Medicine

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Spring is one of the most abundant times to harvest fresh medicine and taste the vitality found in our common edible weeds. This class will introduce you to a variety of local and invasive species that herbalists use for both medicine and food. Get the most of the season's foraged fare as you are introduced...

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