Wild Food Farmacy

By on February 27, 2024

NC Cooperative Extension

Whether for fun or survival, foraging can be a great way to supplement your diet with plants that are not only delicious but can also be healthy. Participants will learn how to confidently identify and forage for abundant, healing plants. What’s more, you’ll fill your kitchen and apothecaries with the most nourishing wild medicines in our area.

The esteemed Vickie Shufer will present “Wild Food Farmacy”, from 9 to 10:30 am. on Tuesday, March 26th, at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center. She is an herbalist and naturalist with a Master’s Degree in therapeutic herbalism. She owns and manages a native nursery, Wild Woods Farm, where she teaches classes on foraging, medicinal, edible, and native plants, and more! Vickie is the author of The Everything Guide to Foraging, and numerous articles and publications, she was also the editor/publisher of The Wild Foods Forum newsletter from 1994-2014.

The fee for this event is $10.00, register at https://wild_food_farmacy.eventbrite.com We accept cash and check payments in addition to paying via credit card through Eventbrite. Please, make checks payable to NCSU. Checks and cash payments can be received at the Currituck Extension Office located at 120 Community Way Barco, NC 27917, within 5 days of registration. Class size is limited and full registration, including payment, is required to hold your spot. If you have any problems registering please feel free to call us at 252-232-2261, and we will walk you through the process.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Chris Blaha at 252-232-2261, or email ctblaha@ncsu.edu no later than ten business days before the event.

NC State University and N.C. A&T State University are collectively committed to positive action to secure equal opportunity and prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, political affiliation, and veteran status.  NC State, N.C. A&T, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.

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