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June 2021

Early Summer Herbs & Wild Foods Walk with Cara-Lee Langston

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Gatehouse at Parker Ranch Tourist Rooms, 95 Parker Lane
Clayton, GA 30525-4288 United States
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Early Summer Herbs & Wild Foods  June 26, 2021, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm It's chanterelle mushroom season in Northeast Georgia. Let's see what we can find on the trails! Foraging in summer is a prime time to hone your botanical identification skills as many of the plants and fungi are blooming and fruiting. You can tell a lot about a plant by its inflorescence (flower) and fruit. This might even help you distinguish a toxic plant from a non-toxic…

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August 2021

Late Summer Herbs & Wild Foods Walk with Cara-Lee Langston

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Gatehouse at Parker Ranch Tourist Rooms, 95 Parker Lane
Clayton, GA 30525-4288 United States

August 7, 2021, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. By late summer, the forest canopy has filled out. While saplings like sassafras compete for light and nutrients, and the understory community of wild ginger, partridgeberry, black and blue cohosh, and wild cucumber continues to thrive. At this time of year, sunny open fields might be speckled with bright orange butterfly weed, Joe-Pye-Weed and sumac stand tall along roadsides, and sometimes you can find native bitter herbs like turtlehead growing along the…

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September 2021

Herbs of the Southern Appalachians Retreat

September 3 @ 6:30 pm - September 5 @ 4:00 pm
The Gatehouse at Parker Ranch Tourist Rooms, 95 Parker Lane
Clayton, GA 30525-4288 United States
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This weekend retreat led by Patricia Kyritsi Howell with Cara-Lee Langston is a three day immersion into the herbs of the Southern Appalachians; a region sometimes referred to as the “Apothecary of North America.” Together, we’ll explore the incredible diversity of native, introduced, and cultivated herbs that thrive here. Registration: Payment in full is required to hold your place. Be sure to read our cancelation and refund policy before submitting your payment. Lodging: Lodging is not included in the price…

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Early Fall Herbs & Wild Foods
with Cara-Lee Langston

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Gatehouse at Parker Ranch Tourist Rooms, 95 Parker Lane
Clayton, GA 30525-4288 United States

Early Fall Herbs & Wild Foods September 18, 2021, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Goldenrods, thoroughworts, and bonesets begin to bloom as the leaves begin to change color. Among the first to display their electrifying colors are sumac, sourwood, and sassafras – parts of which are edible and medicinal. Rabbit tobacco appears in fields, and along embankments, spicebush berries dot the forest canopy, and non-native chestnuts start to drop their nuts. Early fall is a wonderful time in the North…

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October 2021

Late Fall Wild Foods & Herbs Walk with Cara-Lee Langston

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Gatehouse at Parker Ranch Tourist Rooms, 95 Parker Lane
Clayton, GA 30525-4288 United States
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They say that nature provides us with everything that we need to heal and be healthy. This seems evident as we transition into the late fall and winter, when our immunity may be most compromised. A mast year in the fall provides edible wild nuts rich in protein and healthy fats, immune-boosting turkey tails mushrooms appear in abundance, and white pine needles make a great vitamin C-rich treat to nibble on while we hike. Immerse yourself in late fall asters,…

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