wild edibles


4-H Wild Edibles Curriculum Training

  • Saturday, June 1, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

4-H Wild Edibles Curriculum Train-the-Trainers workshop is required for any CCE staff member, 4-H leader or adult who will be implementing the “New York’s Natural Resources 4H Wild Edibles—A Guide to Tradition, Safety, and Conservation” curriculum in their counties. Youth age 12 and older that are registered in a 4-H program may also attend the training if accompanied by an adult. Training will include: Curriculum, safety requirements, hands-on plant identification, utilization of plants as food, hands-on preparation of a “wild lunch”, the historic uses of plants as medicine, Native American heritage uses, ideas for fair displays, STEM connections, and introduction to the “Wild Edibles Exploring Nature Bucket” available for loan to counties. Participants will receive the program guide at completion of program. For more information on Wild Edibles, contact Pat Banker, pab21@cornell.edu 518 962 4810 or call 518-483-7403 and in Essex County contact Linda Gillilland llg46@cornell.edu or 518 962-4810.

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Linda Gillilland, M.A.
Quality of Life Issue Leader, Horticulture
518-962-4810 ext.416


Noblewood Park
96 Noblewood Park
Willsboro, NY 12996

Last updated January 28, 2019