Wild Edibles Evening Saunter with Russ Cohen

Join FRWA and renowned foraging expert and enthusiast Russ Cohen for a walk through Stratton Brook State Park on Tuesday July 10, from 6 to 8 pm, in search of wild food. Central Connecticut is home to over 100 species of edible wild plants, many of which are more nutritious and/or flavorful than their cultivated counterparts.

Russ Cohen author of Wild Plants I Have Known…and Eaten, will lead a two-hour walk to learn about edible wild plants. Keys to the identification of each species will be provided, along with edible portions, seasons of availability and preparation methods, along with guidelines for safe and environmentally responsible foraging. Stratton Brook State Park, Simsbury. Fees: FRWA members: $15, non-members: $20. Pre-registration required, please call FRWA at (860) 658-4442 or email river@frwa.org.