Discover New York City’s Free Wild Food on a Foraging Journey with a Locavore Author

Locavore author Leda Meredith shows groups how to find and harvest safe-to-eat plants such as black raspberries and sassafras

Discover New York City’s Free Wild Food on a Foraging Journey with a Locavore Author

Wild edible plants are all around, growing right at your feet — in our city parks, as the “weeds” in community gardens and backyards, even in abandoned parking lots. You just need to know where to look. Leda will show you how to safely spot wild edibles such as black raspberries, sassafras, wild "cardoons", daylily blossoms and many more natural delights. Discover the tastes and aromas of these wild, seasonal ingredients. Learn how to sustainably harvest and then deliciously prepare them.

* Foraging Tour

Leda shows you how to find food that's safe to eat growing all around

* Lesson on Preparing Foraged Foods

Leda explains the flavors and aromas of wild ingredients and how to serve them

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Leda Meredith - Author, Locavore, Forager

Leda Meredith

Author, Locavore, Forager

Leda Meredith is the author of The Locavore's Handbook: The Busy Person's Guide to Eating Local on a Budget. She lives almost entirely on food grown or raised within 250 miles of Brooklyn, NY. She's also the Food Preservation Guide for About.com, a certified ethnobotanist, and an...

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Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

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