This event includes an indoor lecture and an outdoor hike. You can register for one or both parts of the event.
Wild Edibles Lecture (at Amazing Space) (1:00-2:00 PM)
Come learn which weeds growing in your yard and garden are safe to eat. Kathy Dice, long time educator of wild edibles, will be showing the joy of sweet, nutritious revenge on the pesky, persistent weeds in your landscape. This indoor slide show will include taste samples of some of the seasonal weeds available in Iowa. After this indoor program Kathy will be available for questions as participants sample her American persimmon chocolate bars. Fee: $10M; $12NM Preregistration is recommended.
Wild Edibles Hike (at Penningroth Barn) (2:30-3:30 PM)
During this 45 to 60 minute walk Kathy Dice will be showing local wild edibles surrounding the Penningroth barn. Some of the edibles will be ready for harvest, but edibles that were available earlier in the season and some that will be ready later will also be pointed out. Sturdy walking shoes are recommended as well as clothing appropriate for the weather. Fee: $6M; $8NM. Pre-registration is required for the hike as space is limited.