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Wild Wisdom & Potluck

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Join us for Wild Wisdom & Potluck!

The Wild Wisdom course is designed to introduce common and underutilized wild edible, medicinal, and craft plants of the Philadelphia bio-region, ancestral homeland of the Lenape/Wingohocking people. Wild Wisdom will teach you to find, harvest, prepare, and cook wild foraged plants!

The course is offered as a 4-part 3-hour workshop series covering each season’s bountiful harvest: spring, summer, fall, and winter.

Classes can be taken as a stand-alone class, or as a discounted 4-part series with an optional wild-food potluck to follow from 2:30 – 4:30PM! Enjoy learning and developing new friendships with the wild plants and people in our community!

Location: The Farm at Awbury, Ed Center

Price: $40 per class, $150 for full series, free to join potluck.

Instructor: Alyssa Schimmel is a community herbalist, licensed massage therapist, gardener, grower, teacher, and forager passionate about sharing knowledge of regional food and medicine ways in community. She serves as the course designer and program lead of Many Hands Community Apothecary Herbal Aid Ed at The Farm at Awbury Arboretum, a mutual-aid herbal education program and community medicine network. She previously served as Education Director of The Philadelphia Orchard Project, taught at institutions including Swarthmore College, Haverford College, The Village, Main Line School Night, and more. Her training includes studies through Wild Ginger Community Herbal Center, Sky House School of Herbal Medicine, Human Path school, Mountain Gardens, and formal study through David Winston’s School of Herbal Medicine.


April 21
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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The Farm at Awbury
6336 Ardleigh St
Philadelphia, PA
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