Wild Edibles of Western North Carolina

Marc Williams - Plants and Healers International
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Workshop Description

This spotlight on wild foraged foods will focus on some of the most common and easily identified edible plants that occur in Western North Carolina. We will look at the plants in the flesh and also taste a tea made from plants that are featured. Come learn more about the abundant botanical resources surrounding us in a fun and informative presentation.

Speaker Bio

Ethnobotanist Marc Williams has taught hundreds of folks about plants, people and their interface. His training includes a bachelor's in environmental studies/sustainable agriculture and a master's in Appalachian studies/sustainable development. Williams has spent more than 15 years working at various restaurants and farms, and traveling throughout 24 countries in Europe and North and Central America. He can be found leading wild food tours with No Taste Like Home, a nonprofit educational organization that focuses on reconnecting people with their natural surroundings through wild food adventures.

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