Foraging Hike with DiningWild - South Mtn. Reservation - May 21, 2016 - SOLD OUT. Please join us next time!
Foraging Hike, Sat. May 21, 9:30-noon
with Dan Lipow of DiningWild
DATE: Saturday, May 21, 2016
(Rain date Saturday, June 4)
The event will not be called off in the case of light rain or drizzle
LOCATION: South Mountain Reservation, Essex County, NJ. Turtle Back Rock Parking Area.
To get to Turtle Back Parking Area: From Pleasant Valley Way/Cherry Lane, go EAST on Northfield Ave. About one quarter mile past South Mountain Arena turn RIGHT at the traffic light at Walker Rd. Park entrance will be on the right.
TIME: 9:30 a.m. to noon
COST: $12 per person.
Join local wild food enthusiast and forager, Dan Lipow, owner of DiningWild, for a moderately paced hike through the reservation as we focus on seasonally available wild food. Dan will share his knowledge of edible plants and fungi as frequent stops are made to learn about and collect nature’s bounty. We are likely to spot mushrooms and spring greens such as sassafras and garlic mustard.
Bring bags or containers with you, as well as plenty of water.
Proceeds from the hike will benefit SFNNJ’s school and urban garden fund.