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Spring Foraging for Wild Edibles

Posted May 14, 2014, at 9:17 a.m.

Sunday, May 18, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance trails, Halldale Rd., Montville, ME

For more information: 2075893230; swlamaine.org

Join us for a walk and talk led by Jim Merkel, one of Waldo county’s wild edibles experts and practitioners. Learn to find, identify and ethically harvest over a dozen common plants that grow in our forests and meadows, along creeks and bogs, and in our yards and gardens.

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We will discuss ethical harvesting and the nutritional benefits of wild plants. Please bring a notebook where you can press samples and take notes. Sponsored by Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance and Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association.

Meet at the Bog Brook trailhead on Halldale Road (1/2 mile from Rte 220) in Montville. Park alongside the road. For more information, call 207-589-3230 or visit: www.swlamaine.org/news/

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