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Eat This Week, May 2 to 8 2018: Into the Wild


Published May 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

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Foray into the forested world of wild edibles and other found foods with expert woods folk. Visitors will learn to identify palatable plants and mushrooms — or sit for a roundtable discussion on the ethical collection thereof. Other presentations include a talk on using plate-friendly pest species, post-harvest farm gleaning and soil rehabilitation.

Vermont Wildcrafting Conference: Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, Fletcher Free Library, Burlington. Free; preregister. Info,

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