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Oakland, CA, United States
Oakland, California 94601–94615, 94617–94624, 94649, 94659–94662, 94666
EDIBLE & MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE BAY AREA: Seasonal Herb Walk (Fall Session)
From the mist shrouded sea cliffs to the sun-baked arid expanse of its eastern most regions, the San Francisco Bay area provides us with a chance to view a large variety of botanical specimens all within a relatively small geographical range. Join us as we discover together the diverse array of both edible and medicinal plants found growing within these contrasting yet closely interconnected micro-climates. Historical and modern medicinal applications will be covered along with any edible and/or utilitarian potential. Tips on basic/intermediate plant identification will be offered with a special emphasis on plant family characteristics as well as differentiating poisonous look-alike plants from their beneficial counterparts.
Oakland, CA. Saturday, October 7. 10am-4pm. $50
Instructor: Tellur Fenner of the Blue Wind School of Botanical Studies.
Make sure to bring: Water, lunch, notebook, hat/sunscreen, rain gear, and a camera.
Class will occur RAIN OR SHINE! :)
Email: [email protected]
Facebook page: facebook.com/bluewindschool/
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Interested but don't have a car? Inquire about carpooling options.
Frequently asked questions:
-How long/demanding will the hike be? Typically no more than 2-4 VERY moderate miles...with LOTS of stops to ID/discuss plants.
-Can I bring my dog? Sorry, no pets (for a long litany of reasons).
-Is it OK to bring my child? My 6-hour adult-level field classes are in no way suitable for children. Trust me: they would be bored to tears.
-I noticed you're teaching more than one class in the area, will these classes all be the same? Never. I ALWAYS strategically select contrasting floristic zones for each of my regional field classes and focus on different plants during each session.
Detailed directions and other more specific class info (including carpool networking) will be emailed out to the registered/paid students by September 27. No refunds will be issued after September 8.