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Foraging for Native Edibles

  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 4801 La Crosse Avenue Austin, Texas, 78739 USA (map)

Fruits and flowers everywhere, but not a bite to eat? Learn foraging skills and discover the native plants that are safe for your plate, such as prickly pear and Texas persimmon, on this identifying and harvesting tour with an expert.

This class is offered Saturdays, September 22, October 20 and November 17, 9 a.m. – noon

Space is limited and registration is required. Members received discounts on registration. Learn about membership here. 

$25 per person (one session)

Featured Instructor:

Eric Knight was raised as a naturalist in Austin. He has taught classes on edible and useful plants both at the Austin Nature & Science Center and Earth Native Wilderness School and has studied herbalism at the Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine. He is also a co-founder and owner at Local Leaf where he wild-harvests, brews, and bottles Yaupon tea.