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Foraging Winter Food Plants

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed

This workshop will focus on winter food plants. Learn how to identify, and prepare native and introduced species that are edible during the winter. The health benefits of eating wild food and sustainable harvesting practices will also be highlighted. There will be a demonstration on how to prepare a locally harvested item. Weather permitting we will observe edible plants during a short walk around the garden.

HCP Members $30
Non Members $35

To register, call 250 479 6162

Instructor Bio: Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed
Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed is a faculty member at Pacific Rim College of Holistic Medicine and Sustainable Living located in the unceded Coast Salish Territory of Victoria, BC She is qualified with a Master’s of Science in Herbal Medicine from London, UK and a Bachelor of Science in Botany from the University of Calgary. She runs a sliding-scale herbal medicine practice, and is particularly interested in reconnecting people to nature to create well-being in individuals and communities. She regularly runs retreats, workshops and plant walks to teach people how to safely identify and use wild plants as food and medicine.

Details

Date:
February 9
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific
505 Quayle Rd.
Victoria,BCV9E 2J7Canada
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Phone:
250-479-6162
Website:
http://hcp.ca