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11 am Edible Plants of the Desert Workshop

Sunday, March 10, 2019
11:00 am3:00 pm
27026 N. 156th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85262
11 am Edible Plants of the Desert Workshop

Medicinal Plants of the Southwest with Diane Vaszily
Join us at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center as we share the ethnobotany practiced by early people and all the wildlife who lives among the desert flora. Long-time educator and Desert Awareness Committee member, Diane Vaszily, will take you on a tour to explore the edible plants that grow locally. This hands on program features plant uses from a pharmacological perspective and traditional uses for food and wellness. As part of the experience, you will harvest several plants and prepare edibles which we will eat for lunch! On the plant tour, you will also tour the wildlife sanctuary and learn the many ways in which desert plant life and wildlife interact with each other to survive. Bring along a small container to take prepared foods home.
Many recipes are shared!

CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds will be given with only cancellations requested prior to 1 week before the event. If SWCC cancels or needs to reschedule the event, then refunds will be automatically provided. As long as the event/program goes on as scheduled, regardless of weather or traffic circumstances, refunds are only given with a 1 week notice of cancellation. Less than 1 week notice cancellation means the registration will be kept as a donation to SWCC. Please contact the following email if you need to cancel your event/program registration: or phone in your request at 480-471-3621.


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