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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

Central Park provides a great window into the world of wild foods of mid-spring. It's the peak of the season for wild salad greens, and we'll be finding great quantities of ingredients: Spicy mustard greens, such as garlicky garlic mustard, hot hedge mustard, and even hotter poor man's pepper, will abound on lawns or under trees anywhere, and lemony...

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

Central Park (Kids 12 & Under)

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

Central Park provides a great window into the world of wild foods of mid- to late spring. It's the peak of the season for wild salad greens, and we'll be finding great quantities of ingredients: Spicy mustard greens, such as garlicky garlic mustard, hot hedge mustard, and even hotter poor man's pepper, will abound on lawns or under trees anywhere,...

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

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The Wonders of Agave:Tequilas, Raicilla, Mezcals,Sotols

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

Agave have been harvested from the arid "desert forests" of Mexico for over 9,000 years. Today, the genus is best known for the production of mezcal, which can be made from dozens of species, many still wild harvested today.  Join NYBG ethnobotanist (and bartender!) Brian Hockaday to explore the history, biology, and taxonomy of this fascinating...

Wednesday Mar 13th, 6pm - 8pm

Wild Edibles

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

From the edible natives of our northeastern forests, like ramps and fiddleheads, to weedy introductions such as purslane and lambsquarters, there are dozens of unconventional food plants you can grow or forage. Learn to safely identify, harvest, and prepare these delicious wild ingredients, and discover which noninvasive natives will thrive in your...

Sunday Apr 7th, 12pm - 2pm

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...

Sunday Mar 3rd, 11:45am - 3:45pm

Inwood Hill Park (Teens/Adults)

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

Inwood Hill Park is one of the best places for foraging in late fall. The city's hilliest park, with a large, mature forest, meadows, thickets, and cultivated areas, it's loaded with wild plants, even after bouts of cold weather. This is a foraging tour, so we will be foraging, and participants will be able to take home the renewable resources. This...

Sunday Mar 17th, 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

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 wild plants. Red, white, and pink mulberries will be at their peak now. Too perishable for commercial use, we'll get a spectacular harvest simply...

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

Saxon Woods (Teens/Adults)

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

August 19 Saxon Woods Park's forested areas, trailsides, and swamps are excellent places for late summer foraging, and we'll be very busy with a variety of native and exotic plant species as we explore these habitats. The sunny borders between woodlands and open areas provide prime habitat for wild herbs and greens. We'll look for sheep sorrel and...

Saturday Mar 9th, 10am - 12pm

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...

Sunday Mar 3rd, 11:45am - 3:45pm

Gardening to Attract Pollinators

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Pollinators are essential to our environment, accounting for the reproduction of approximately 70% of flowering plants and a significant portion of our food crops. Many pollinators are in steep decline, but you can support and encourage them in your own landscape.  Get to know your local bees, beetles, flies, ants, butterflies, moths, and birds....

Saturday Jun 15th, 11am - 3:30pm

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...

Saturday Mar 30th, 11:45am - 3:45pm

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,...

Saturday Mar 30th, 11:45am - 3:45pm

The Bedford Post Inn (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Bedford 954 Old Post Rd., New York, New York 10506

The grounds of Bedford Post Inn include cultivated areas, a forest, trail- and roadsides, and a swamp — all excellent places for late summer foraging, keeping us busy with lots of herbs, greens berries, and fungi. This is an especially productive place for mushrooms, especially if there's been generous amounts of rainfall beforehand. We could find...

Saturday May 25th, 10am - 12:30pm

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The Queensway (Kids 12 & Under)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Elmhurst Woodhaven Blvd, New York, New York 11373

This tour of The Queensway and adjacent Forest Park, in Woodhaven, Queens, held in conjunction with Friends of the Queensway, will explore one of the best places for foraging in late summer. We’ll hike along a long-abandoned LIRR trackway, plus wild, wooded trails running through a large, mature forest. We'll also examine thickets and cultivated...

Saturday Jul 27th, 9am - 11am

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Weed Walk in Prospect Park

at Remedies Herb Shop - Prospect Heights Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Join one of our local herbalists and learn how to identify and harvest wild healing plants and trees. Discover how local weeds can support your healing and wellness and how to make your own herbal medicine! Place: Meet at the Grand Army Plaza entrance of Prospect Park.

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